Marcellus Shale Update
Week of April 19, 2019
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
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.
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Top Picks - Articles of the Week
MoveOn.org hosts a plethora of material targeted to halt individual projects, including major pipeline projects like Keystone XL, Dakota Access, and ...
Consequently, natural gas is in great demand for electricity production. ... A moratorium could devastate economic development in New York.
Rising production in the Haynesville and Marcellus shale plays could lead to new pipeline capacity constraints to the Gulf Coast sooner than some ...
~ Regulatory ~
Tests in other parts of the state have revealed naturally occurring contaminants such as radon that are unrelated to Marcellus shale gas development.
~~State Related Items~~
Yaw noted several issues presently being discussed in Harrisburg including a severance tax on natural gas development, legislation adding nuclear ...
Lehigh Valley Business
Money raised from the impact fees from any new drilling the DCNR may approve would be put into a fund to be managed by the Commonwealth ...
New York Post
Trump's other order is meant to speed up international pipeline projects, like the Keystone XL, by shifting the approval process from the State ...
According to the Manhattan Institute's John Bryce, a 2016 study by IHS Economics found that lower natural-gas prices have created about 1.4 million ...
Natural gas markets drifted a little bit lower during the trading session on Tuesday but is still well within the tolerances of the range that I have marked ...
Pin Oak Acquires 43K Utica Acres in Mercer County ... in the northern trend of the Utica shale in Ohio and Pennsylvania, has expanded its footprint.
LNG World Shipping
Peñuelas LNG terminal in Ponce is Puerto Rico's only LNG import terminal. From 2013 through 2016, Puerto Rico received an average of two LNG ...
Appalachia, the combination of the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays, ... liquids to market due to pipeline bottlenecks and a definite lack of line capacity.
~Policy and Political~
President Donald Trump on Wednesday issued two executive orders that seek to restrict states' authority under the Clean Water Act to block oil and natural gas pipelines,
US backs off enchantment of Montana vitality lease cancellation ... The Trump administration has scaled back its fight against oil and gas leases on land ... of the decision on one of the disputed leases, held by W.A. Moncrief, Jr., court ...
Power Engineering Magazine
A new report by bond rating agency Morningstar noted that part of Trump's Promoting Energy Infrastructure and Economic Growth executive order ...
Toyama [Japan], Apr 15 (ANI): JFE Engineering, a leading engineering company in Japan, has constructed a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal for ...