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Marcellus Shale Update

Week of July 20, 2018

 

Each week the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Compiles articles related to Marcellus Shale gas exploration and development for educational purposes and the benefit of interested groups and individuals.

 

Opinions and issues in the articles and news releases on this site do not necessarily reflect or represent policy positions of the PA Farm Bureau. For policy positions, please refer to the policy book links on our website.

 

Marcellus Shale Update is posted and archived on the PA Farm Bureau Website (http://www.pfb.com/ ) in the Members Only section.

 

 

Seminars Education and Events

To view the Penn State Extension seminar and Webinar schedule, use the link below. (Extension also has a selection of past Webinars.) If you are not registered with Extension for Webinars, follow the easy steps when you open the link to gain access: http://extension.psu.edu/naturalgas

 

Shale Law Weekly Review
Published every Monday, the Penn State Shale Law Blog presents the Shale Law Weekly Review which provides an update of recent, local, state, national, and international legal developments relevant to shale gas.

 

Penn State Shale Law Blog

http://www.pennstateshalelaw.com/

 

 

Top Picks - Articles of the Week

Natural Gas Prices and Nitrogen Producers Last Week

Market Realist

Natural gas prices for the week ended July 13 at Henry Hub declined on average ... The EIA confirmed that temperatures in the lower 48 states saw a ...

 

Judge questions Delaware River Basin Commission's ability to fight fracking

Allentown Morning Call

A U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision in favor of a natural gas company called into question the Delaware River Basin Commission's ability to ...

 

~ Regulatory ~

FERC

FERC moving ahead on LNG project applications, chairman says

Oil & Gas Journal

Denying a report that the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission notified LNG project sponsors that there would be a 12-18 month delay in ...

 

~~State Related Items~~

Pennsylvania

Impact fee local asset unique to Pennsylvania

Scranton Times-Tribune

This special drilling tax is unique to Pennsylvania — we are the only state that levies an impact fee on top of all the other taxes every business pays.

 

Middletown, Lower Swatara, Londonderry want share of pipeline penalty to pay for projects

Middletown Press and Journal

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the Mariner East II pipeline is an expansion of the current Sunoco Mariner ...

 

Ohio

Rig Count Drops in Ohio Utica as Production Rises

businessjournaldaily.com

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rig count across eastern Ohio's Utica shale ... Mercer counties in western Pennsylvania, according to the Pennsylvania ...

 

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Courts

Judge questions Delaware River Basin Commission's ability to fight fracking

Allentown Morning Call

A U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision in favor of a natural gas company called into question the Delaware River Basin Commission's ability to ...

 

Pipelines

Williams Says Atlantic Sunrise Near, Will Appeal Constitution Pipe Denial

Natural Gas World

Atlantic Sunrise is seen as a critical expansion of the existing Transco system connecting Marcellus shale gas production to mid-Atlantic and ...

 

Pipeline construction nears completion

Journal Record

Pipeline construction nears completion ... pipeline project, an expansion of the existing Transco natural gas pipeline to connect Marcellus gas supplies ...

 

ETP Mariner Liquids Pipe Racks Up More Pennsylvania Violations

Rigzone

The Mariner East project transports liquids from the Marcellus and Utica shale fields in western Pennsylvania to customers in the state and elsewhere, ...

 

~Policy and Political~

State

A fracking ban is hypocritical

CommonWealth magazine

The process enhances traditional oil and gas production techniques through injecting pressurized water to create fissures in deep underground shale ...

 

International News

LNG Terminal Poised to Boost Struggling Canadian Gas Producers

Bloomberg

A liquefied natural gas terminal in British Columbia will “re-focus people on Canadian gas,” giving a boost to stocks like Tourmaline Oil Corp. and ARC ...