Marcellus Shale Update
Week of June 7, 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.
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.
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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
West Virginia MetroNews
The tract's original owners signed an oil and gas development lease with EQT's predecessors in 1901. In 1936, the mineral and surface estates were ...
Now, as the price of oil appears to have stabilized between $50-$60 per barrel, oil and gas companies have begun to hire cybersecurity professionals ...
~ Regulatory ~
A D.C. Circuit ruling on FERC's certificate for the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline in Pennsylvania is imminent. The court has yet to schedule arguments on ...
~~State Related Items~~
Funding for PHARE is driven through multiple sources including impact fees in counties like Lycoming County where Marcellus Shale gas wells exist.
Additionally, the council will look into using funds from Act 13 funds — money taxed from oil and natural gas companies as an impact fee, and directed ...
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Oil and natural gas production from horizontal wells across the Utica shale increased through the first quarter of 2019, ...
The Heartland Institute
Pending legal challenges, construction of a portion of the embattled the Keystone XL pipeline could begin in South Dakota in 2019, so the legislature ...
The Star Beacon
Construction started at the end of another pipeline in Meadville, Pennsylvania, and work has now entered Ohio, as the $86 million pipeline is getting ...
Originally built as an LNG import facility, the Freeport, Texas, terminal has been converted to export instead and will start up later this year.
Coos Bay World
As for earthquakes and tsunamis, every building in Coos County is at greater risk than the LNG terminal. How many existing structures do you ...
It's natural gas, which emits half the carbon of coal, that has mostly replaced coal in the electricity sector, ... especially wind, solar, and energy storage technologies that carry excess power for use when the sun sets and wind is still.
Commissioning setbacks have forced Kinder Morgan to defer the startup of the Elba LNG export project in Georgia for a second time. The 2.5-million-metric-ton-per-year facility was scheduled to start producing liquefied natural gas by late April and come online on May 1.
Natural gas markets drifted a bit lower during the trading session again on Wednesday, as we continue to see a lot of bearish pressure. Above current ...
~Policy and Political~
The ban, imposed by the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC), has prevented impacted landowners from realizing the economic benefits that ...
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
Alaskans have high hopes for major oil and gas discoveries in the coastal plain, but ... That usually isn't done until leases are sold to companies. ... A court decision this spring by a federal judge in Alaska has put Interior's plans for an ...