DCNR official: Leases for public lands not endorsed

A high-ranking Pennsylvania conservation official said Tuesday that he is not aware of anyone at the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources recommending to the governor or Legislature that the state should lease more public natural lands for oil and gas extraction.



How fracking helps America beat German industry

Nestled in the green hills of southern Germany, chemical giant Wacker Chemie churns out a wide range of products, from an ingredient for chewing gum to the polysilicon crystals in solar cells.



Oil and gas companies have jobs to fill, and some are poaching from competitors

The oil and gas industry is growing fast, and 66 percent of the world's energy companies are poaching employees from each other to support their expanding operations.



Why Zelienople's Deep Well Services is sticking to its Appalachian roots

The natural gas boom brought with it a boom of sorts in out-of-state license plates as operators tapped into the expertise of employees from energy hubs such as Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.



Landowners in proposed Atlantic Sunrise pipeline path should be alert during planning stages

Experts have some advice for those in the path of the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline expansion project: start planning now.



Drilling permit fees to rise

The price for a shale well permit in Pennsylvania is about to go up so the ranks of environmental regulators can grow.



Study: Crude exports yield big economic benefits for Pennsylvania

A new state-by-state analysis shows that Pennsylvania could add up to 14,534 jobs and $2.15 billion to the state economy in 2020 if federal restrictions on U.S. crude exports were lifted, said Executive Director of the Associated Petroleum Industries of PA (API-PA) Stephanie Catarino Wissman.



Marcellus companies on cutting edge

In the crook of a hill on a dirt road north of Meshoppen lies Cabot Oil & Gas's pride and joy: the Bray, a 10-well pad that produced enough natural gas in its first month to supply the city of Philadelphia for a month.



First private-public compressed natural gas filling station dedicated in Lancaster

Lancaster County's first private-public compressed natural gas filling station was dedicated Thursday at the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority's transfer station on Harrisburg Pike.



LCSWMA opens CNG station

The Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority officially opened its new $4.8 million compressed-natural-gas station Thursday at the authority's campus in Manheim Township.