News

11.19.13

Natural gas pipeline webs being spun through area

A few years ago, talk about Marcellus and Utica shales was about drilling and fracking. While drilling for natural gas is now prevalent locally and well pads are dotting the county's horizon, focus is shifting to the digging for construction of pipelines to transport the gas from the drilling sites to areas throughout the middle and eastern United States.

 

11.18.13

Public checks out Shell Appalachia's new office at former PCT site

Shell Appalachia held a recent open house for the public that attracted more than 200 people, according to Deb Sawyer, onshore business communications adviser.

 

11.15.13

Trout Unlimited's aim is cooperation in gas lands

If you can't beat'em, join'em. That's not the position you'd expect an advocacy group to stake in a debate, but it's not far off from the position Trout Unlimited has taken in the Marcellus shale issue in northern Pennsylvania.

 

11.15.13

Natural gas fees used for cleanup, demolition of site

Six years ago, Williamsport needed to find more affordable housing amidst the natural gas industry boom, and a vacant warehouse along Memorial Avenue was ripe for potentially that purpose.

 

11.15.13

Gas companies: 'We're hiring'

Although there won't be any wells in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area, there will still be lots of natural gas-related career opportunities, people in the industry say.

 

11.14.13

Fire chiefs association may get gas impact funds

The Central Area Fire Chiefs Association may get $16,300 from Lycominc County natural gas drilling impact funds, pending the commissioners' approval Thursday.

 

11.12.13

Chesapeake Energy focusing on hiring military veterans

Chesapeake has hired more than 600 veterans this year as the company formalized its commitment to adding more people with military experience to its work force. The company has more than 1,200 veterans and active-duty military personnel on its payroll.

 

11.11.13

There Would Be No Iranian Nuclear Talks If Not for Fracking

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Geneva on Friday to begin negotiations with Iran over its nuclear weapons program.

 

11.11.13

Titusville prospects for business from Utica Shale

The birthplace of the oil and gas industry is preparing for a new incarnation as a hub of the modern oil boom.

 

11.08.13

Johnson College starts program to meet demand for CNG vehicle repair

Ed Pompey, a 24-year-old Johnson College student, grew up in the heart of the Marcellus Shale boom in Susquehanna County. Mr. Pompey is studying at Johnson College in Scranton to be a diesel mechanic. He thinks compressed natural gas, or CNG, will be the transportation fuel of the future.