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Jamison Cocklin

Jamison Cocklin joined the staff of NGI in November 2013 to cover the Appalachian Basin. He was appointed Senior Editor-LNG in October 2019 to oversee NGI's LNG Insight. Prior to joining NGI, he worked as a business and energy reporter at the Youngstown Vindicator, covering the regional economy and the Utica Shale play. He also served as a city reporter at the Bangor Daily News and did freelance work for the Associated Press. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from the University of Maine.

Cabot Raises Production Guidance on Additional Takeaway Capacity

With additional transport capacity added this quarter and with Marcellus gas flowing readily from its wells in Pennsylvania, Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. adjusted its 2013 production growth guidance from a low of 44% to the 50-55% range on Thursday.

December 20, 2013
Pennsylvania High Court Deals ‘Blow’ to Oil, Gas Industry

Pennsylvania High Court Deals ‘Blow’ to Oil, Gas Industry

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision to overturn a foundational provision of the state’s most comprehensive oil and gas legislation has put a rather large question mark over just how the new regulatory framework could hinder future Marcellus Shale development, leaving the industry scrambling for answers.

December 20, 2013

Chesapeake Ordered to Pay $3.2M Fine in West Virginia

In one of the largest fees ever assessed by the federal government for violating the Clean Water Act, both the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Thursday that Chesapeake Appalachia LLC, a subsidiary of onshore oil and gas giant Chesapeake Energy, would pay a civil penalty of $3.2 million for violations that occurred in West Virginia.

December 20, 2013

Cold Weather Delays Some Magnum Appalachian Production

Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. said it was encouraged by early well results in the Appalachian Basin, where it continues to focus on accelerating drilling. Inclement weather, coupled with heavy liquids volume and a bevy of infrastructure activity in the region has delayed midstream construction in Ohio and West Virginia.

December 20, 2013

PA Supreme Court Favors Home Rule, Spreads Uncertainty in Marcellus

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision to overturn a foundational provision of the state’s most comprehensive oil and gas legislation has put a rather large question mark over just how the new regulatory framework could hinder future Marcellus Shale development, leaving the industry scrambling for answers.

December 20, 2013

Witnesses Called in XTO Marcellus Spill Case

State prosecutors called six witnesses to the stand on Wednesday in a preliminary hearing at the trial court-level on the unprecedented criminal charges brought against XTO Energy Inc. in September by Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who maintains that the company should be held liable for a 2010 wastewater spill at one of its drilling sites in the state.

December 19, 2013
Consol to Employ Electric Engines For Pittsburgh Airport Drilling

Consol to Employ Electric Engines For Pittsburgh Airport Drilling

Billing its plan to drill 45 Marcellus wells at the Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) a “flagship endeavor,” Consol Energy Inc. outlined plans on Tuesday to use electric engines to power both its vertical and horizontal drilling rigs in order to comply with federal environmental guidelines.

December 18, 2013

With More Cash on Hand, EQT Outlines Big Plans for 2014

EQT Corp. outlined a $2.4 billion capital expenditure (capex) budget on Tuesday, lifted by plans to resume drilling operations in Kentucky’s Huron Shale formation and intent on putting the $740 million it earned from selling its gas utility toward boosting liquids volume and further developing its expansive Marcellus Shale position.

December 18, 2013
Marcellus Helps Drive Range to New Heights

Marcellus Helps Drive Range to New Heights

Heavy investments and a strong focus in the Marcellus Shale play have landed Range Resources Corp. a place in the 1 Bcfe/d club.

December 17, 2013
Rice Energy Unveils Operations in $800M IPO

Rice Energy Unveils Operations in $800M IPO

Rice Energy Inc. unveiled sound prospects in documents filed for an $800 million public offering, shining a light on the small independent’s prime acreage in the Appalachian Basin where it plans to step on the gas in the years ahead, starting with a $1.08 billion capital budget next year.

December 17, 2013