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07.16.13

The billion dollar deal: State lawmakers, officials praise airport gas drilling agreement

They're calling it the billion dollar deal. Nearly a third of the state's congressmen met Monday at Pittsburgh International Airport to discuss the recently inked deal Allegheny County signed with Consol Energy.

 

07.16.13

UGI congratulates Sanofi Pasteur for converting to natural gas

UGI Utilities, Inc. congratulates Sanofi Pasteur in Swiftwater, PA for its recent conversion to natural gas. UGI was pleased to be Sanofi's partner in bringing natural gas to its facility, and looks forward to a long relationship with this valuable partner.

 

07.16.13

State plans support for gas line to Sanofi

Gov. Tom Corbett visited the Pononos on Monday to announce $5 million in state support for a natural gas line serving vaccine maker Sanofi Pasteur and homes and businesses along Route 611.

 

07.15.13

Natural gas companies have fixed some bridges

Proportionally, more bridges have been substantially repaired in areas where the natural gas industry is booming than in the region's more urban areas since March 2011, state Department of Transportation data show.

 

07.12.13

Dunkard Creek on W.Va.-Pa. border 'healing' after massive 2009 fish kill

Residents, environmentalists and state officials hope they have a lasting success story.

 

07.12.13

Bradford County begins using natural gas-fueled vehicles

The Bradford County government is beginning to purchase natural gas-fueled vehicles.

 

07.12.13

Game Commission explains gas, oil leasing

About 20 sportsmen came out Wednesday to learn more about the state Game Commission's land leasing practices for oil and gas companies during an informational meeting held by the Sportsmen Alliance for Marcellus Shale Conservation at the Pennsdale Civic Center.

 

07.11.13

Carbon dioxide stored in Marcellus Shale wells could also boost gas production

Marcellus Shale and other natural gas plays are considered valuable for what can be extracted from them, but what if they could also be valuable and environmentally helpful after they have been depleted?

 

07.09.13

Philadelphia could be marketed as a natural gas hub

Is there a natural gas export terminal in Philadelphia's future?

 

07.08.13

Pittsburgh-area hotels find niche in oil, gas workers

To endear a hotel to the oil and gas crowd, give them a place to eat and sleep at all hours of the day, a place to wash their boots, a warm place to smoke in the winter and a cold beer once in a while.