The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently responded to a report put out by the Clean Air Council (CAC) of Philadelphia, which had alleged high emissions from the Barto compressor station in Penn Township, Lycoming County. Real data, however, show emission levels far below federal…Continue
Added by Nicole Jacobs on May 21, 2013 at 10:19pm — No Comments
Author: John Krohn, Energy In Depth
The Scranton Times Tribune published an investigative article with the inflammatory headline “Drilling Killing Water.” Of course, a review of the article itself and the data underlying it show a much different set of circumstances than the Times-Tribune headline would lead you to believe.
Over the weekend the Scranton Times-Tribune ran…Continue
Added by Nicole Jacobs on May 21, 2013 at 10:17pm — No Comments
Energy Day took place last week in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The event was organized by America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA), the Associated Petroleum Industries of PA (American Petroleum Institute, API), the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) and the Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association (PIOGA). The event was attended by over 300 individuals and representatives of 13 different Chambers of Commerce. We will be highlighting…Continue
Added by Nicole Jacobs on May 10, 2013 at 11:57am — No Comments
Energy Day took place last week in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The event was organized by America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA), the Associated Petroleum Industries of PA (American Petroleum Institute, API), the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) and the Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association (PIOGA). The event was attended by over 300 individuals and representatives of 13 different Chambers of Commerce. We will be…Continue
Added by Nicole Jacobs on May 8, 2013 at 10:04am — No Comments
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has released the results of its investigation of alleged methane migration in Franklin Township, Susquehanna County. DEP’s findings confirm what initial isotopic testing conducted by WPX…Continue
Added by Nicole Jacobs on May 1, 2013 at 12:39am — No Comments
By Chuck Slothower The Daily Times
Updated: 04/23/2013 03:38:16 PM MDT
An Encana Corp. well near Huerfano (Daily Times file photo)
FARMINGTON: Encana Corp. on Tuesday announced positive results from its San Juan Basin oil exploration, saying the effort had…
Added by Bob Perkins on April 23, 2013 at 10:52pm — No Comments
It’s no secret the Marcellus Shale is providing an economic boost for economies across the Northern Tier, and one great indicator of this is the performance of banks in the area.
The banking industry in Pennsylvania has had to ride out the same depressed economy as every other financial institution across the country. Back in 2008, when the federal government took over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac after the housing bubble burst, institutions in…Continue
Added by Nicole Jacobs on April 1, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments
ARMINGTON – The San Juan Basin could be headed toward a renaissance in natural-gas and oil drilling if rosy expectations touted by industry officials at Monday’s San Juan Basin Energy Conference hold true.
“In the southern part of the basin, the Mancos play has the potential to revitalize declining San Juan Basin oil production and also has a tremendous amount of future gas production in the northern part of the basin,” said Ron Broadhead, a principal…
John Krohn, Energy In Depth
A review of economic data in areas experiencing shale development shows increased oil and natural gas development is helping Middle Class Americans prosper.
In the ongoing conversation over America’s abundance of natural gas, one thing is becoming very clear: The continued development of our nation’s oil and natural gas resources is helping advance our economy where it matters…Continue
Added by Nicole Jacobs on February 20, 2013 at 10:24am — No Comments
I have received several calls from western PA landowners and they have provided me the Pipeline Right-of-Way OPTION Agreements presented to them by SWEPI over the last couple months. I really want to urge landowners to carefully and thoroughly review these Option ROW Agreements before you sign anything.
I have worked extensively on Pipeline ROW agreements across PA and find this proposed…
The celebrity tour of Dimock has been in and out of the news for the past few weeks. But, with all these natural gas impacts the celebs reported seeing, what about the many things that never even got a mention?
It’s been a couple of weeks now since some well known celebrities and their…Continue
Added by Nicole Jacobs on January 30, 2013 at 3:59pm — No Comments
A recent Duke University study shows that shale development produces less wastewater than “conventional” oil and gas development while producing roughly thirty times the amount of natural gas from a single well. That’s good news for our energy future, our economy and environment.
A new study released…Continue
Added by Joseph P. Massaro on January 23, 2013 at 1:45pm — No Comments
Attorney Spotlight: Douglas Clark
For Pennsylvania attorney Douglas Clark, the Marcellus Shale is a family matter. His first clients in the oil and gas space were his in-laws and their neighbors in Wayne County, and he has built an entire business around representing rural landowners in the Keystone State who remind him of his parents and grandparents.
“It’s been a gift to represent them,” Clark told GoMarcellusShale in a telephone interview. “It’s…
Author: Rachael Colley, EID Marcellus Field Director
Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon, together with a host of other characters, jumped into two Mercedes vehicles to head to Dimock and campaign against natural gas in New York, the same natural gas that heats the home of the Beatles beneficiaries.
Yesterday, Tom and I had an opportunity to travel to Dimock, Pennsylvania for a…Continue
Added by Nicole Jacobs on January 18, 2013 at 6:42pm — No Comments
EID's Shawn interviews Fred Badertscher, of Buckeye Water Services. At 84 years of age, he is seeing growth to his business from Ohio's Utica Shale:
"Fred Badertscher has been in the oil and gas business for over 59 years and has no plans on slowing down anytime soon. With the development of the Utica Shale, Buckeye Water Services has retooled their business to become one of the premiere hauling and servicing companies in the Utica. This success…Continue
Added by Anne Carto on January 14, 2013 at 10:01am — No Comments
Jerry James, Immediate Past President of the Ohio Oil & Gas Association and President of Artex Oil Company, responds to recent comments made by Governor John Kasich and talks about the benefits of shale development in Ohio:Continue
Added by Anne Carto on January 11, 2013 at 11:22am — No Comments
Anyone who has heard about Ohio’s Utica Shale, has heard of Chesapeake Energy. The Oklahoma-based company started developing the Utica in December of 2010, marking last month its two-year anniversary in Ohio. Since coming to the Buckeye State, Chesapeake has spent $3.3 billion in capital expenditures and has acquired an industry leading…Continue
Added by Anne Carto on January 10, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Member Spotlight: Douglas Berkley Jr.
Douglas Berkley Jr. was laboring in relative online marketing obscurity for a Pittsburgh newspaper when he discovered his passion for the shale business. Now he…
One good way to gauge the positive impact shale development is having on Ohio’s economy is observing the growth and investment in its industrial parks. EID has reported on the incredible gains of the Wellsville Intermodal Park and several Mahoning Valley…Continue
EID's Shawn reports on 2012's Top 12 Utica Shale investments:
"In 2012, Utica Shale development brought Ohio significant investments from companies looking to make our state its home. With the year winding down, it seemed fitting to recap some of the bigger announcements that happened over the past year. Giving a look to what we’ve seen here in the past 12 months, we can expect 2013 to bring even more exciting news for eastern Ohio.
V&M Star Produces First Tubular Pipe…Continue