China cuts gas supply to industry as shortages hit

Sinopec and PetroChina unable to meet demand as cities switch to natural gas to cut coal use and tackle air pollution



Public comment sought on proposal that would allow shale gas waste on barges

The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking public comments on a proposal that would allow barges to transport shale gas wastewater, a drilling byproduct that can include chemicals, radioactive material and heavy metals.



Pa. oil and gas industry to do radiation study

Two oil and natural gas industry groups in Pennsylvania plan to study radioactive material in drilling-related activities.



ShaleNET Partnership Receives National Honor

The National Council for Workforce Education recently honored a ShaleNET job-training program in which Pennsylvania College of Technology played a key role along with grant recipient Westmoreland County Community College and additional partners.



Gas impact fees fueling local projects

With $8.4 million in gas drilling impact fee money flowing into Lycoming County government's coffers in the past year, some of the most urgent core county government and community needs are being addressed, according to William Kelly, county planning department deputy director.



Compressed gas stations' presence could double here Presence of CNG set to rise

A spate of new compressed natural gas stations is in the works in southwestern Pennsylvania at a pace that could double the number of places available in the region to fill up CNG-powered vehicles within two years.



LHU introduces CNG-powered trolley

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania has become the first Pennsylvania institution of higher learning to adopt economical, environmentally friendly natural gas as a transportation fuel for one of its three student commuter trolleys.



WCCC's ShaleNET natural gas job training program receives national award

Westmoreland County Community College's ShaleNET natural gas job training program was honored recently with a national award, a school official told trustees on Wednesday.



Sunoco pipeline meeting attracts friends, foes

The proposed 50-mile pipeline that will slice through southern and central Westmoreland County drew opponents, supporters and concerned emergency management officials to an informational session on Monday in the Hutchinson Fire Hall in Sewickley Township.



Lowe's Moving Freight to Natural Gas Trucks

Home-improvement retailer Lowes's Companies Inc. announced it is joining fleets in shifting its freight to trucks powered by natural gas.