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Not Everyone is Ready to Sign Appalachian Fracking ‘Peace Treaty’

It was billed as a bilateral effort to ensure safe and environmentally responsible development of the Appalachian Basin’s shale gas resources, but not everyone on the environmental side of the aisle is ready to embrace the Center for Sustainable Shale Development (CSSD).

March 25, 2013

Pennsylvania Republican Proposes Severance Tax

Despite the opposition of Gov. Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania lawmakers from both sides of the aisle continue to look for ways to generate revenue from the Marcellus Shale.

April 25, 2011

Pennsylvania Republican Proposes Severance Tax

Despite the opposition of Gov. Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania lawmakers from both sides of the aisle continue to look for ways to generate revenue from the Marcellus Shale.

April 19, 2011

Negotiations Fail to Produce Pennsylvania Gas Tax Bill

Despite three days of meetings that brought together members of both chambers and both sides of the aisle in Pennsylvania’s General Assembly, along with representatives from the gas industry, agreement on a proposed natural gas severance tax bill remained elusive, and the state’s Senate ended its last scheduled work day before the Nov. 2 election without voting on the legislation.

October 18, 2010

Pennsylvania Severance Tax Talks Move to Governor’s Mansion

Despite meetings that brought together members of both chambers and both sides of the aisle in Pennsylvania’s General Assembly and representatives from the gas industry at the Governor’s Mansion in Harrisburg Monday and Tuesday, agreement on a proposed natural gas severance tax bill remains elusive, according to Senate President Pro Tem Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson).

October 13, 2010

Pennsylvania Severance Tax Talks Move to Governor’s Mansion

Despite meetings that brought together members of both chambers and both sides of the aisle in Pennsylvania’s General Assembly and representatives from the gas industry at the Governor’s Mansion in Harrisburg Monday and Tuesday, agreement on a proposed natural gas severance tax bill remains elusive, according to Senate President Pro Tem Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson).

October 13, 2010

Baker Hughes Merger with BJ Services Nears Completion

The Baker Hughes Inc.-BJ Services Co. marriage took a few more steps down the aisle this week as the companies received stockholder approval of the deal and reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on what assets they will need to divest before consummating the merger.

April 5, 2010

Baker Hughes Merger with BJ Services Nears Completion

The Baker Hughes Inc.-BJ Services Co. marriage took a few more steps down the aisle this week as the companies received stockholder approval of the deal and reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on what assets they will need to divest before consummating the merger.

April 5, 2010

Baker Hughes Merger with BJ Services Nears Completion

The Baker Hughes Inc.-BJ Services Co. marriage took a few more steps down the aisle last week as the companies received stockholder approval of the deal and reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on what assets they will need to divest before consummating the merger.

April 5, 2010

CA Legislative Leaders Revise Bills to Save Edison

Late in the week, Gov. Gray Davis met with the state legislative leaders who on both sides of the aisle were churning out new proposals for salvaging the state energy operations and keeping Southern California Edison Co. out of bankruptcy court. Consumer advocates and the state’s largest businesses are keeping a wary eye. Speculation is high that generators and the governor are going to have to give something, too.

June 18, 2001