New poll shows majority of Pennsylvanians favor fracking

The survey, performed by Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, shows 57.1 percent of Pennsylvanians support the natural gas drilling technique.



Weekend rain set to clear smoggy Pittsburgh air

Area's high ozone levels will decrease



Natural Gas Weekly Update

Marcellus ethane moves one step closer to Europe with delivery of the first Dragon class liquid gas carrier .



State roundtable focuses on Philadelphia's potential to be energy titan

Joined by state business, energy and labor leaders, Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Dist. 28) hosted an energy roundtable Thursday at the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex in Philadelphia, focusing on transforming the city into a global energy hub.



Impact fee revenue comes as welcome news for local budgets

Some welcome news for municipal budgets came on Wednesday from the state Public Utility Commission - millions of dollars is on its way to local coffers from the Marcellus Shale impact fee.



Centre County receives more than $500,000 in drilling fees from state

Centre County received more than $500,000 in 2014 from natural gas drilling in the county.



Pennsylvania communities to share $223 million in drilling impact fees

Payments by drillers lower than '13; PUC says data incomplete



Washington County top recipient of gas impact fees for 2014

Washington County and its municipalities led the state in reimbursements from impact fees paid by drillers in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale in 2014, with the county receiving $6.5 million and its municipalities garnering $11.1 million for a total of $17.63 million, according to a list provided Wednesday by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.



Pennsylvania voters are not solidly behind a drilling tax, poll says

Lawmakers eyeing an extraction tax on natural gas drillers to help plug a nearly $2 billion hole in next year's budget had best take notice: they may not have the support of the voters back home.



Pennsylvania gas drilling impact fee numbers cited by severance tax foes

An early release of impact fees collected from gas drillers in 2014 has fueled further political sparring in Harrisburg over how much the state should get from the oil and gas industry.