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Chesapeake to Resume Well Completions in Pennsylvania

Chesapeake Energy Corp. said Friday it will immediately resume completion operations in Pennsylvania, a little more than three weeks after voluntarily suspending them following a well blowout in the northeast part of the state.

May 16, 2011

Pennsylvania Calls for More Water Testing

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is ordering water treatment plants in the state to immediately test for radioactivity and other contaminants from Marcellus Shale wastewater.

April 12, 2011

Lawsuit Alleges Well Water Contamination in New York

A New York City-based law firm specializing in mass tort litigation is suing Anschutz Exploration Corp. and its contractors on behalf of nine families that claim their drinking water was contaminated by the company’s gas exploration and drilling activities in Horseheads, NY.

February 16, 2011

Australian Producer Gets First Permit to Drill in Deepwater GOM

But it’s not a sign that more deepwater permitting is immediately around the corner, says FBR Capital Markets.

November 11, 2010

FERC Clears Way for More Gulf Coast Storage Capacity

FERC last week approved Tres Palacios Gas Storage LLC’s plan to place into commercial service immediately a third cavern at its facility in Matagorda County, TX, as well as Egan Hub Storage LLC’s request to place additional storage capacity in service by mid-September.

September 6, 2010

Transportation Notes

MRT said late Tuesday afternoon it was immediately lifting a System Protection Warning associated with an engine failure that began July 28 at its Unionville storage facility and was limiting injection capability. In a recent update on Unionville (see Daily GPI, Aug. 10), MRT had expected the restriction to last through Thursday of last week.

August 19, 2010

Cabot’s Pending Pennsylvania Drilling Permits Suspended

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Thursday immediately suspended its review of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp.’s pending drilling applications statewide and barred the producer from drilling new natural gas wells “for at least one year” in the Dimock Township area of Susquehanna County because of contaminated groundwater.

April 19, 2010

Pennsylvania Suspends Cabot’s Pending Permits to Drill

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Thursday immediately suspended its review of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp.’s pending drilling applications statewide and barred the producer from drilling new natural gas wells “for at least one year” in the Dimock Township area of Susquehanna County because of contaminated groundwater.

April 19, 2010

Pennsylvania Suspends Cabot’s Pending Permits to Drill

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Thursday immediately suspended its review of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp.’s pending drilling applications statewide and barred the producer from drilling new natural gas wells “for at least one year” in the Dimock Township area of Susquehanna County because of contaminated groundwater.

April 19, 2010

Transportation Notes

Due to current capabilities, ANR said it is limiting injections into storage facilities to firm entitlement service only. “Effective immediately, no injections into DDS, MBS or overrun into FSS will be allowed until further notice,” ANR said.

March 17, 2010