News

08.06.13

Gas fees earmarked for bridge repairs

Northeastern Pennsylvania counties will split about $1.8 million in natural gas impact fees later this month for repairs to local at-risk bridges. The money is an annual earmark of the natural gas drilling impact fee law.

 

08.06.13

Pennsylvania shuts down wastewater facility

After several spills and at least four violation orders, state environmental regulators have shut down a gas drilling wastewater treatment facility built at a former rodeo arena in Indiana County.

 

08.06.13

Company proposes $500M natural gas-fired power plant in Jessup

A Chicago company proposes to spend $500 million in the borough to build a natural gas-fired power plant.

 

08.05.13

Reserved Environmental Services' second wastewater plant set to launch in Penn Township

Reserved Environmental Services, an O'Hara-based wastewater processor, has broken ground on its second treatment plant for the shale gas industry.

 

07.31.13

Ford F-150 To Get Natural Gas Engine Option

Ford Motor says its most popular vehicle, the F-150 pickup, will be offered with a compressed natural gas engine starting in the 2014 model year, giving contractors and vehicle fleet owners the potential for big savings in their annual operating costs.

 

07.30.13

Gas pipeline firm breaks ground in Tunkhannock

Ground was broken Monday morning for a 32,000-square-foot regional office for Williams in Wyoming County.

 

07.30.13

Natural gas vehicle fueling station demonstrated in Red Lion

Imagine pulling up to the gas station to refuel. Next to the gasoline pumps stands a natural gas fueling pump. But this is nothing new. There's also a natural gas pump in the next township over and sprinkled up and down Interstate 83. This reality is not far in the future.

 

07.29.13

Texas oilman, fracking pioneer Mitchell dies at 94

George P. Mitchell leveraged a penchant for hard work, an appetite for risk and dogged persistence in the face of futility into a technological breakthrough that reshaped the global energy industry and made the wildcat oilman a billionaire.

 

07.29.13

Saudi Prince: Fracking Is Threat To Kingdom

A Saudi prince has warned that his oil-reliant nation is under threat because of fracking technology being developed elsewhere around the world.

 

07.29.13

Number of natural gas drilling sites in county grows

Last July, there was just one unconventional natural gas well active in the Utica Shale formation in Crawford County - but this July there are at least five such wells at three different sites in Crawford County, according to permits on file with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.