DOE study: Fracking chemicals didn't taint water

A landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, shows no evidence that chemicals from the natural gas drilling process moved up to contaminate drinking water aquifers at a western Pennsylvania drilling site, the Department of Energy told The Associated Press.



Energy leases to generate $4.7 million

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners in June approved lease agreements with energy companies that will bring in nearly $4.7 million in bonus payments, and a yet undetermined amount of royalties.



Company predicts compressed natural gas growth, opens South Side station in Pittsburgh

Jennifer Pomerantz spent the past year convincing companies to run car and truck fleets on compressed natural gas. Now she needs to convince the average consumer.



Gas companies' pullout deals blow to Wayne County

Two natural gas companies called it quits in Wayne County, dealing landowners a major economic blow they say amounts to a loss of $187 million.



Third level of shale coming into play

A third layer of shale is drawing more and more attention from Western Pennsylvania's gas drillers.



The billion dollar deal: State lawmakers, officials praise airport gas drilling agreement

They're calling it the billion dollar deal. Nearly a third of the state's congressmen met Monday at Pittsburgh International Airport to discuss the recently inked deal Allegheny County signed with Consol Energy.



UGI congratulates Sanofi Pasteur for converting to natural gas

UGI Utilities, Inc. congratulates Sanofi Pasteur in Swiftwater, PA for its recent conversion to natural gas. UGI was pleased to be Sanofi's partner in bringing natural gas to its facility, and looks forward to a long relationship with this valuable partner.



State plans support for gas line to Sanofi

Gov. Tom Corbett visited the Pononos on Monday to announce $5 million in state support for a natural gas line serving vaccine maker Sanofi Pasteur and homes and businesses along Route 611.



Natural gas companies have fixed some bridges

Proportionally, more bridges have been substantially repaired in areas where the natural gas industry is booming than in the region's more urban areas since March 2011, state Department of Transportation data show.



Dunkard Creek on W.Va.-Pa. border 'healing' after massive 2009 fish kill

Residents, environmentalists and state officials hope they have a lasting success story.