Natural gas companies discuss changes in market supplies at shale conference

In 2008, when U.S. natural gas demand outstripped supply, National Fuel Gas officials looked toward securing gas from the Arctic, Gulf of Mexico, Canada and the Rocky Mountains, wondering how it would provide gas for its customers.



CNG filling stations coming to I-79 corridor in W.Va., Pa.

IGS Energy opened its first compressed natural gas fueling station in Bridgeport, W.Va., as part of a plan to offer the alternative fuel along the I-79 corridor between west central West Virginia and Southwestern Pennsylvania.



Stark Business Journal: Republic Steel steps up to meet demand

Demand has Republic Steel expanding locally and in Lorain. The company is midway through an $85 million expansion in Lorain and has a $15 million project underway at its Eighth Street complex.



Expert: State's gas industry remains strong

The average gas well in the Marcellus Shale is producing about the three times the amount of a well in the Barnett Shale in Texas, according to an industry expert.



Boom in energy production sends US shipyards into overdrive

The Great American Energy Boom is having a major ripple effect on the shipbuilding industry, which thanks to a 1920s maritime law, is busier than it has been in decades.



Pa. well site will be focus of fierce legal battle

The Marquardt well site is indistinguishable from most Marcellus Shale drilling locations: It encompasses about five acres of graded farmland, covered with gravel, containing two active natural gas wells.



Brown Approves California Regulations on Oil Fracking

California Governor Jerry Brown, preparing the state for development of the largest shale-oil reserves in the U.S., signed into law regulations for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a process that has been criticized by environmental groups.



CONSOL Energy Partners with Hunters Sharing the Harvest to Combat Hunger in Pennsylvania

Hunters in Pennsylvania will have the opportunity to feed hungry families in the Pittsburgh region during the 2013 hunting season, courtesy of CONSOL Energy Inc.



Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County to audit gas royalties

The Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County could earn up to $6.5 million this year in royalties from Marcellus shale gas drilling on its 8,000 acres.



Two-year schools help to fill needs of growing natural gas industry

Jonathan Ressler knew he didn't want to spend the money or the time required to earn a four-year college degree to add to his high school diploma.