News

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.

 

07.26.13

$350K well water study proposed for Bradford County

A group of regional health care providers is seeking state funding to conduct a $350,000 study of the quality of drinking water in private wells in Bradford County, which will investigate, among other things, the effects of Marcellus Shale drilling on well water.

 

07.23.13

Ratings upgraded for majority of Allegheny County Airport Authority's bonds due to gas drilling leases on airport property

Fitch Ratings upgraded its rating Monday for the majority of the Allegheny County Airport Authority's bonds from "BBB-plus" to an "A-minus" in response to the income from gas drilling leases on airport property.

 

07.23.13

Rolls-Royce launches LNG campaign in North America

According to Rolls-Royce, "natural gas is the clear choice of fuel to power an energy-efficient, sustainable America."