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Pennsylvania Saw Another Banner Year for Natural Gas  in 2019

Pennsylvania Saw Another Banner Year for Natural Gas in 2019

Natural gas production again broke records last year in Pennsylvania even as activity declined amid a weak market. Unconventional natural gas volumes reached 6.8 Tcf in 2019, up from 6.1 Tcf in the prior year. Conventional gas production continued slipping as it has for years now to 71.4 Bcf in 2019 from 102.2 Bcf in…

September 16, 2020
Pennsylvania Regulators Failed to Protect Public from Natural Gas Development Problems, Says Grand Jury

Pennsylvania Regulators Failed to Protect Public from Natural Gas Development Problems, Says Grand Jury

  A Pennsylvania grand jury has accused state regulators of failing to adequately oversee unconventional natural gas development, recommending new laws to better protect water supplies and air quality.   Attorney General (AG) Josh Shapiro said a report released by the grand jury following a two-year investigation shows “systematic failure” by the state’s top oil and…

June 26, 2020

Pennsylvania Regulators, Range Resources Face Off Over Problem NatGas Well

Pennsylvania regulators and Range Resources Corp. continue to quarrel over whether a natural gas well in the northeastern part of the state is responsible for fouled water nearby.

January 15, 2020
Pennsylvania Proposes Emissions Regulations for Existing Oil, Natural Gas Sources

Pennsylvania Proposes Emissions Regulations for Existing Oil, Natural Gas Sources

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Thursday unveiled draft regulations aimed at curbing smog-forming emissions from existing oil and natural gas production and midstream operations.

December 13, 2018
Energy Transfer Ordered to Fix Violations After Revolution Pipeline Explosion

Energy Transfer Ordered to Fix Violations After Revolution Pipeline Explosion

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has ordered an Energy Transfer LP (ET) affiliate to stop all work and “immediately” stabilize disturbed areas and repair erosion controls after several violations were discovered during the investigation of the Revolution Pipeline explosion.

October 31, 2018

Pennsylvania Drafting Rules for Existing Oil, Natural Gas Emissions Sources

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is drafting another set of regulations aimed at curbing emissions from existing oil and natural gas production and midstream operations in the state.

September 26, 2018

Pennsylvania Natural Gas Permits Rebounded in 2017 After Hitting 2016 Lows

The number of unconventional natural gas well permits issued by Pennsylvania regulators last year bounced back after hitting an eight-year low in 2016, according to the state Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) annual oil and gas report.

September 5, 2018

DEP Again Fines Sunoco for Mariner East 2 Construction Violations

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has again fined Energy Transfer Partners LP subsidiary Sunoco Pipeline LP $148,000 for violations of the Clean Streams Law and the Dam Safety and Encroachment Act that occurred during construction of the Mariner East (ME) 2 pipeline.

August 6, 2018
Enviros Drop Mariner East 2 Permit Appeal, Settle With Pennsylvania Regulators

Enviros Drop Mariner East 2 Permit Appeal, Settle With Pennsylvania Regulators

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has reached a settlement with the Clean Air Council, Mountain Watershed Association (MWA) and the Delaware Riverkeeper Network to resolve an appeal challenging the state’s permits for the Mariner East (ME) 2 pipeline project that’s been pending for more than a year.

July 30, 2018

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The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has sent three technical deficiency letters asking Shell Pipeline Company LP to address gaps in its water obstruction and encroachment permit applications for the Falcon Ethane Pipeline System.

June 27, 2018
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