Fracking, with care, brings big benefits: Our view

Boom has helped make America the world's No. 1 producer of oil and gas.



Drillers to submit electronic records on fracking chemicals to Pa. DEP

Pennsylvania will require shale gas companies to disclose electronically the chemicals they use in hydraulic fracturing in a new state-run database by next summer.



Water quality not impacted by drilling, according to new report

A new report shows no correlation between shale gas development and watershed impairment in the Marcellus region between 2010 and 2013.



Data Report of Baseline Conditions for 2010 - 2013

In 2010, the Susquehanna River Basin Commission initiated a real-time, continuous water quality monitoring network to monitor the water quality in small, headwater streams that would potentially be impacted by unconventional natural gas drilling.



PA Disbursements and Impact Fees 2014

Who receives and who pays impact fees.



Pa. Chamber joins with stakeholders to highlight benefits of shale development on economy

20 organizations send a message to governor that higher energy taxes will hinder economic growth and put good paying jobs at risk.



Grillers rejoice as U.S. shale boom sends propane to 13-year low

The fuel that will grill millions of hot dogs nationwide on the Fourth of July is giving energy producers heartburn.



Natural Gas Revolution: 'Stakes Are Too High To Fail'

If the United States is to see strong economic growth, the oomph will come from the increase in oil and natural gas production - ironic, given that this phenomenon has occurred on President Obama's watch, when the development of green energy has been touted as the great economic hope.



DEP greenlights Shell cracker plant

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has issued an air emissions permit for Royal Dutch Shell's proposed ethane cracker plant. The department also issued three other permits associated with the plant.



Carnival ahead of the curve with plan for natural-gas megaships

In a pioneering move for the ocean cruise industry, Carnival Corp. last week signed a deal to build four megaships that will be powered by liquefied natural gas.