Consol Prepares to Land Marcellus Rigs at Pittsburgh International

Consol Prepares to Land Marcellus Rigs at Pittsburgh International

Consol Energy Inc. and Pennsylvania’s Allegheny County Airport Authority (ACAA) have unveiled a drilling proposal for Pittsburgh International Airport property that would allow 47 wells to be drilled into airport property overlying the Marcellus Shale, with the potential to explore Upper Devonian targets.

August 29, 2013

Industry Brief

As the start of a 15-year effort to replace 70% of current generation sources, including all out-of-state coal-fired power, theLos Angeles Department of Water and Poweris preparing to repower and upgrade Scattergood Generating Station near Los Angeles International Airport. The utility said the plant is part of a multi-billion-dollar modernization program to install more renewable and natural gas-fired generation, and to eliminate the use of sea water cooling in coastal plants like Scattergood.

August 29, 2013

Chevron Planning Regional Headquarters in Pittsburgh Area

Chevron Corp. said it has reached agreements to acquire two adjoining parcels of land totaling 61 acres in Moon Township in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area as a potential site for its regional headquarters office campus.

May 8, 2013

SoCal Urban Fracking Continues to Draw Opposition

Another study is under way to look at hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and increased seismic activity in an urban oilfield sitting in a hilly southwest residential portion of Los Angeles. The producer in the crosshairs of skeptics, Plains Exploration and Production Co. (PXP), is undaunted in its efforts to try to make increased drilling activity in a mostly residential area work, according to local news reports.

June 26, 2012
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