Issues

Battelle Collaborates with Ohio on Drilling Water Issues

Independent researcher Battelle is deploying scientists and engineers to Ohio to collaborate with state regulators about solving water issues at Marcellus and Utica shale drilling sites with new technology.

November 14, 2012

Obama, Romney Face-Off Over Gas, Oil Permits

President Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney wasted little time in clashing over energy issues in the second presidential debate last Tuesday, with the Obama administration’s record on oil and natural gas permitting on public lands triggering plenty of fireworks.

October 22, 2012

Obama, Romney Face Off Over Federal Permitting Record

President Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney wasted little time in clashing over energy issues in the second presidential debate Tuesday, with the Obama administration’s record on oil and natural gas permitting on public lands triggering the most fireworks.

October 18, 2012

Florida Eyeing Legislation to Expand NGVs

State legislation is likely next year in Florida to help boost the use of natural gas vehicles (NGV), according to a state House representative who is a leader on energy issues. The comments by state Rep. Lake Ray (R-Jacksonville) came as a Florida NGV organization was formed and an economic impact study released.

August 17, 2012

Chesapeake Confirms DOJ Antitrust Investigation

Three days after reporting an upbeat financial and operating performance in the second quarter, Chesapeake Energy Corp. said in a regulatory filing on Thursday it was subpoenaed in late June by the Department of Justice’s Midwest Field Office antitrust division.

August 13, 2012

Chesapeake Drops More Gas Rigs, Boosts Liquids

Chesapeake Energy Corp., which has spent the last decade creating one of the largest natural gas drilling machines in the United States, quickly is becoming an onshore liquids dynamo, CEO Aubrey McClendon told financial analysts Tuesday.

August 8, 2012

University at Buffalo: ‘No Plans’ to Alter Shale Institute Operations

The University at Buffalo (UB) will not change the operations of the Shale Resources and Society Institute (SRSI), despite a controversy over an SRSI hydraulic fracturing (fracking) study that threatened to overshadow its conclusions, UB said.

July 2, 2012

New York Fund Urges Chesapeake Shake-Up Following Icahn Letter

Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s shareholders gave a modest thumb’s up Tuesday to the news that Carl Icahn is now the company’s third largest shareholder, and another large shareholder group urged a board shake-up to extract value.

May 30, 2012

Coal Making Way for Gas in Southern Generation Fleet

A warmer-than-normal winter colored Southern Company’s 1Q2012 financial results, but natural gas issues, and particularly coal-to-gas trends, dominate the current landscape for the Atlanta-based operator, which recently received the first construction/operating licenses for two nuclear units in more than 30 years.

April 27, 2012

Pennsylvania Interstate Gas Line Secures Customers

Constitution Pipeline Co. LLC, a development launched in February by frequent partners Williams Partners LP and Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., on Tuesday executed precedent agreements for the proposed 121-mile natural gas pipeline, designed to connect Marcellus Shale production in northeastern Pennsylvania to Northeast markets by spring 2015.

April 27, 2012