News

12.11.13

Renewables and Natural Gas are Partners, Not Opponents

Renewable energy sources and natural gas should be considered as complements and not rivals. A hybrid gas-electric clean energy provides a workable engineering solution while 100% Renewables models based heavily on wind, solar and efficiency fall short of the meeting the functional needs of a modern technology intensive society.

 

12.10.13

A Marcellus natural-gas bonanza

Cabot Oil & Gas Co., which claimed 15 of the 20 most-productive Marcellus Shale natural-gas wells during the first half of this year, reported more eye-popping numbers Monday for its Susquehanna County operations.

 

12.09.13

Pipeline Management Methods

"Eye in the sky" takes on a completely new meaning when considering some of the newest methods used in pipeline management. Always concerned with environmental and public safety, many gas companies are employing the use of specially equipped helicopters to survey their gas fields.

 

12.09.13

Students get crash course in shale industry

On their first day working on a drilling rig last month, the eight students looked like the rank novices they were: They wore clean gloves and tidy safety vests, and many didn't know the difference between a roustabout and a tool pusher.

 

12.02.13

Dillsburg, Stewartstown getting Marcellus Shale money

Two York County projects will get funding through state impact fees charged to natural gas drillers in the state's Marcellus Shale formation, with more than $200,000 headed to Dillsburg and Stewartstown.

 

12.02.13

Energy prices could decline this winter

Energy prices will stay fairly stable and may even decline a bit this winter, as U.S. natural gas production surges and refinery output stays high.

 

12.02.13

UGI gas rate to drop; company credits shale gas

UGI Penn Natural Gas customers will pay less to heat their homes this winter as gas prices come down.

 

12.02.13

Pa. moves slowly ahead in compressed-natural gas fuel

The River Valley Transit's spiffy new compressed natural gas filling station here is the latest link in a growing CNG network aimed at fleets of large, fuel-hungry vehicles.

 

11.27.13

Natural Gas Vehicle Program

Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program for heavy-duty vehicles is OPEN

 

11.27.13

$16M approved for greenways projects from Marcellus Shale fund

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Financing Authority approved more than $16 million in greenways projects that will be split among 116 projects in 39 counties including Berks, Lehigh and Northampton.