Marcellus Shale Update
Week of August 10, 2018
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Top Picks - Articles of the Week
Natural gas prices at the Permian Basin's Waha hub averaged $2.31 per million British thermal units to date this year, which could result in the lowest annual average in 19 years. Permian gas output climbed from 3.1 billion cubic feet per day in 2011 to 6.6 billion cubic feet per day in the first quarter of 2018, straining existing pipeline capacity and forcing producers to increase gas flaring and underground reinjections.
1 day ago - Another way of saying that is the Alabama-based company might have the most responsibility for plugging wells across Appalachia. That's not ...
A new federal ruling has opened the door for National Fuel to revive a plan to build a 97-mile natural gas pipeline between northwestern Pennsylvania ...
~ Regulatory ~
DEP Assesses $148,000 Penalty Against Sunoco for Mariner East 2 Violations in Berks, Chester and Lebanon Counties
Lebanon Daily News
DEP fines pipeline builder for impacting Lebanon County well .... gas liquids pipeline, which will transport natural gas liquids from Marcellus Shale-rich ...
~~State Related Items~~
Republican & Herald
The 183-mile project is an expansion of the existing Transco natural gas pipeline that will connect the Marcellus gas supplies with markets in the ...
Oil City Derrick
The drilling rig count currently aimed at the Marcellus play is in the ... Since its inception nearly a decade ago, the impact fee has "raised $1.46 billion" ...
The project is the latest seeking to cash in on the cheap natural gas provided by plentiful supplies that have been exploited in the Marcellus Shale ...
EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)
Thanks to increased production and new technologies, which have decreased the price of natural gas, Ohio energy consumers saved more than ...
... Court vacated another municipal zoning decision favorable to oil and gas ... the Environmental Rights Amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution.
FERC initially approved the pipeline in early 2017 on the condition that its water quality certificate would be approved by the DEC. It ruled Monday that ...
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
A $3.7 billion pipeline in America's biggest shale gas play could be ... which would carry natural gas from the Marcellus basin to southern markets.
According to the latest Reuters report, a LNG cargo has been delivered to Chinese gas distributor ENN for the country's first privately-owned major ...
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
The three major Korean shipbuilders swept all of the orders for 30 units. LNG tankers are the ... The technology returns liquefied gas to a storage tank.
... Chesapeake Energy's Utica Shale oil and gas assets in Ohio for $2 billion. ... and one at the Johnston pad off Pine Hollow Road in Elkrun Township.
In comparison, the depth of the Marcellus shale ranges between 4000 and 8500 ft. This depth makes drilling costs in the Haynesville shale generally ...
Recent movements in the rig count lend a little more weight to this notion. While the number of rigs bounces around from week to week, the overall ...
Akron Beacon Journal
Dominion Energy Ohio's monthly natural gas price for residential customers who ... That's 18 cents or 5.8 percent lower than the July rate of $3.07/mcf.
~Policy and Political~
China has accounted for about 13-15% of the exports from our flagship LNG terminal, Cheniere Energy's Sabine Pass in Louisiana, since operations ...
Iran Sanctions Waiver for Azerbaijan Gas Pipeline ... products obtained from the processing of: crude oil (including lease condensate), natural gas, ...