Marcellus Shale Attracts Swift Worldwide Resources to Pittsburgh

The Marcellus Shale boom in western Pennsylvania has gained the attention of oil and gas companies, and they are seeing new opportunities in Pittsburgh.



Columbia Gas Seeks FERC Approval for Two Appalachian Basin Pipeline Projects

On Friday, May 10, 2013, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC (Columbia Gas) submitted applications to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for the issuance of certificates of public convenience and necessity for a pair of natural gas pipeline projects in the Appalachian basin.



CNG Conversions Gallery

It's not just a theory: Some real vehicles have switched from gasoline or diesel to CNG



Survey: Pa. residents give cautious support for gas drilling

Though nearly half of Pennsylvanians support natural gas drilling to some degree, about 58 percent would back a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing until there is a fuller understanding of the risks, according to a poll released Tuesday.



Shale made Penn State professor a star

Pennsylvania State University geoscientist Terry Engelder spent most of his career toiling in obscurity, studying fracture behavior of rocks known as black shales. Even among geologists, he says, it was kind of a boring topic, and he was often slotted to present his papers on the last day of professional conferences.



South Side site becoming city's second CNG station

A former Exxon station in Station Square is becoming the city's second compressed natural gas station with the help of state funding announced this week.



Tri-County Gas Expo open to public

When the TriCounty Oil & Gas Expo opens May 18, it will be looking to add to its usual audience of business attendees from the region. This year, as the expo stages its 18th event since the fall of 2007, it's inviting the public to stop by.



Brazilians turn to U.S. for drilling know-how

When they needed advice because of important natural gas drilling contracts coming up for bid, several Brazilians found a friend in Pennsylvania.



Verrastro to open first CNG filling station in Lackawanna County

Beer distributor LT Verrastro Inc. hopes to take advantage of the underground ocean of natural gas in Pennsylvania to run its fleet of trucks and cars less expensively - and more cleanly.



Findlay approves its first Marcellus Shale gas wells

Findlay supervisors voted 3-0 tonight to approve the development of three Marcellus Shale natural gas wells on Clinton-Frankfort Road.