Group Says Pennsylvania Bill Would Allow Forced Pooling

A national organization that supports oil and gas leaseholders is furious that Pennsylvania legislators passed a bill that its members claim would allow forced pooling in the state. They are urging people to contact Gov. Tom Corbett to get a veto.

July 5, 2013

Illinois Lawmakers Pass Tough Fracking Bill

Dubbing it the nation’s most stringent, the Illinois state Senate on Friday passed oil and natural gas drilling regulations (SB 1715), sending the proposed provisions to Gov. Pat Quinn for his signature. The governor is expected to sign the bipartisan legislation.

June 4, 2013

CA Officials See Potential Gas Supply Problems

Some state officials already are dubbing the upcoming heatingseason as California’s “winter of discontent” as continued highwholesale natural gas prices are driving up consumer bills andstate regulators look at options for unbundling Southern CaliforniaGas Co.’s transmission and storage system.

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