Marcellus Shale Update
Week of September 28, 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.
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Shale Law Weekly Review
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Top Picks - Articles of the Week
REYNOSA, Mexico (Reuters) - The oil and gas fracking boom has lured ... as new production technology opened access to billions more barrels.
Natural gas prices could spike this winter if there is a severe cold snap. ... and lowered earnings estimates and price targets on some gas-focused ...
Welcome to the storage deficit widens editionof Natural Gas Daily! ... record low levels, the winter gas trading period could see natural gas prices spike ...
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The 2016 rule came as one of a series of regulatory moves designed to ... hydraulic fracturing has helped reduce carbon emissions to 25-year lows.
The Examiner News
Cortlandt Supervisor Linda Puglisi, who has often cited that FERC approved the pipeline project in May 2014 before a risk assessment was completed ...
~~State Related Items~~
Pennsylvania Business Report
“Pennsylvania's strong energy regulations ensure our environment is ... In July, the Marcellus and Utica shale plays accounted for approximately ...
Anita Prizio, D-O'Hara, introduced legislation during Tuesday's meeting to require companies holding oil and gas leases to register the leases in a ...
Act 13, which comes from an “impact fee” paid by gas companies drilling in the state: • Ashley: Sulfur Run Flood Mitigation Project, $200,000.
It's been more than a month since flooding rocked the small community in Bradford County. Efforts to clean up have been moving slowly until natural ...
Impact fee funds $2.4 million in projects in Allegheny, Westmoreland counties ... The latest round of grants from the state's natural gas impact fee will help ... distributed directly to counties to offset the costs of increased drilling activity.
Much of this growth can be attributed to Ohio's proximity to the Utica and Marcellus shale formations, which offer an abundance of low-cost natural gas, ...
Oil and gas industry energizing W.Va. economy .... new West Virginia jobs created due to the impact of the Marcellus and Utica Shale development.
State Sen. Lisa Baker and two fellow legislators are seeking to join a federal lawsuit that challenges the Delaware River Basin Commission's authority ...
Great Falls Tribune
The government's decision to cancel an oil and gas lease in the Badger-Two Medicine area of Montana was "arbitrary and capricious" and the lease ...
It will transport Marcellus shale gas from Pennsylvania to the rest of the country. The project design includes 200 miles of new greenfield pipe, two ...
17 (UPI) -- The United States needs to increase its natural gas exports to ... A new oil and gas lease in New Mexico will further cement the United ...
Royal Dutch Shell Plc and its partners are set to announce a decision on their $40 billion (US$31 billion) liquefied natural gas terminal in western ...
Green Car Congress (blog)
The RFP is looking for technologies that lower initial vehicle costs as well as TCO over a ... Expanding natural gas engine and vehicle availability.
The report notes that "Compared with the levels in 2005, U.S. economic growth in 2017 was 29% less carbon-intensive, and overall U.S. energy ...
As the accelerating pace of technological advancement in the domestic oil and gas industry results in steadily-growing per well recoveries and ...
Wall Street Journal
The Canadian LNG project could take five years to construct should the consortium move forward with its final investment decision, Mr. van Beurden ...
A mere two years ago Russia had just one LNG project and one could rarely read about it in media outlets. With Yamal LNG, however, that has now ...