Method makes shale waste water recyclable

Starting in January, Daniel Ertel's wastewater processing plant in Williamsport will start churning out commodities: Oil. Methanol. Sodium chloride.



County commissioner: 'Misconceptions' about gas industry likely hurting tourism

The Bradford County commissioners could take action within the next year to address what they say are major misconceptions that people in other parts of the country have about how the gas industry has affected Bradford County's landscape.



Action at the pump

Believe it or not, you now can fill up your tank in Williamsport for $1.99 per gallon. The catch? You have to drive a vehicle powered by compressed natural gas, or CNG.



Local company offers natural gas vehicle conversions

It wasn't necessarily a novel idea but more a case of seeing a business opportunity and seizing it. "There was no one else in the area doing this," said Keevin Larson, a partner in CNG Solutions.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.