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West Virginia Co-Tenancy Legislation Advances to House Floor

This year’s version of legislation that would make it easier for West Virginia’s natural gas producers to block up acreage for longer laterals by gathering leaseholders into large tracts has passed committee and is scheduled for its first reading before the full state House of Representatives on Tuesday.  Read More

DOE's Grid Resiliency NOPR Target of Sharp Criticism at House Subcommittee Hearing

All six witnesses at a House Committee on Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing Thursday said they oppose for both process and substance reasons the Department of Energy's (DOE) recent proposal to provide reliability and resiliency compensation to coal and nuclear baseload generators. Several subcommittee members were sharply critical of the proposal as well. Read More

Pennsylvania House Close on Vote to Avoid NatGas Severance Tax

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives could soon vote on an alternative plan to fund the state budget that’s supported by Republican leadership and doesn’t include a severance tax on unconventional natural gas production or tax hikes for natural gas and electric utility customers, as the Senate-approved plan does. Read More