How Much Does a Shale Gas Well Cost? 'It Depends'

A satellite photo of the Earth at night taken 10 years ago with natural gas reserve concentrations superimposed depicts a world where the resources are not located near the major population centers, which are clearly identified as large visible light clusters. Fast-forward a decade and superimpose shale gas resources on current nighttime satellite images and one observes natural gas resources much closer to the world's major metropolitan areas where power generation demand is highest.



Shale Gas Changes Geopolitics

If the US, China, Europe and other major energy consumers can tap their own rocks for gas to generate electricity, then the world's power arrangements are about to be rearranged, writes Regis Gente.



New Compressed Natural Gas Buses Join the EMTA Fleet

The Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority is excited to introduce seven new Compressed Natural Gas buses to its fleet. These seven buses are the first arrivals of 12 new Gillig buses manufactured in 2013. The remaining five will arrive in December.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.