State checked 1 Pennsylvania well that feds missed

June 16, 2014 PITTSBURGH (AP) — An Associated Press review has found wide disparities by state in inspections of oil and gas wells on federal lands. more »»

Pennsylvania raises permit fees for shale drilling

June 16, 2014 HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is charging higher well-permitting fees to natural gas exploration firms. more »»

Pipeline company changes route after complaints

June 16, 2014 PITTSBURGH (AP) — An energy company has announced changes to the route of a proposed Pennsylvania natural gas pipeline in response to public complaints. more »»

Wolf, Corbett on environment; 1st joint appearance

June 12, 2014 KATHY MATHESON, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf promised an environmental group Wednesday night that he would launch a third round of the state's... more »»

Bulgarian professor visits Marcellus Shale region

June 12, 2014 WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — When it comes to natural gas exploration, the United States and Bulgaria might as well be on different planets. more »»

Lycoming residents question pipeline construction project

June 10, 2014 HUGHESVILLE, Pa. — Several dozen area residents turned out last month to question government and industry officials about the construction of a natural gas pipeline through Lycoming County. more »»

Gas driller gives $2.5M to Lackawanna College

April 14, 2014 SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A gas driller is giving $2.5 million to Lackawanna College in Scranton. more »»

Attempt At Fracking Standards Launches

January 30, 2014 PITTSBURGH (AP) - A hotly debated partnership between major oil and gas companies and some environmental groups moved forward Tuesday, almost a year after it was first announced. more »»

Shell Keeps Option On Pa. ‘Cracker’ Site

December 29, 2013 WHEELING - Nearly two years after announcing intentions to bring a multibillion-dollar ethane cracker plant - and the thousands of related jobs - to Monaca, Pa. more »»

W.Va. In Top 10 Drilling States

December 20, 2013 WHEELING - Powered by plenty of Marcellus Shale drilling and fracking in the northern portion of the state, West Virginia rocketed into 10th place among natural gas producing states, according to... more »»

Coast Guard Wants To Allow Frack Waste

December 20, 2013 PITTSBURGH (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard wants to allow barges filled with fracking wastewater to ply the nation's rivers on their way toward disposal. more »»

Marcellus Shale Coalition Taps New Leader

October 22, 2013 HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Marcellus Shale Coalition picked its second president to represent the high-profile group of companies that are active in Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry. more »»

Pa. AG: XTO Polluted Well Site

September 17, 2013 Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane believes Exxon Mobil's natural gas division dumped "more than 50,000 gallons of toxic wastewater" at a Marcellus Shale well, so she is charging the compan... more »»

New details on gas drilling lawsuit gag order

August 4, 2013 PITTSBURGH (AP) — A just-released Washington County Common Pleas Court transcript of a 2011 settlement hearing in a Marcellus Shale damage case shows the case records should have included a... more »»

DOE: Fracking Not Fouling Pa. Aquifer

July 24, 2013 PITTSBURGH - A landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, shows no evidence that chemicals from the natural gas drilling process moved up to contaminate drinking water aquifers at ... more »»

Beech Creek man grows with ‘boom’

July 3, 2013 BEECH CREEK, Pa. — Some people complain that the gas industry imports its workforce from Louisiana and Texas, but sand coordinator Kyle Ream was born and raised in Beech Cree. more »»

New Pig Energy helps keep spills to a minimum

July 3, 2013 What are operators doing to prevent and remediate spills while developing Pennsylvania’s natural resources? Under state code Chapter 78, operators must submit a site-specific Preparedness, Preventio... more »»

Fined for discharge, company offers regret

July 3, 2013 By MORGAN MYERS Williamsport Sun-Gazette PVR Partners LP has entered into a settlement with the state Department of Environmental Protection after violating the Clean Streams Law and various relate... more »»



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