Kentucky

Diversified’s Kentucky Deal to Address Plugging Liabilities

Diversified’s Kentucky Deal to Address Plugging Liabilities

Diversified Gas & Oil plc, which has faced scrutiny in the Appalachian Basin over well plugging liabilities, has cut a long-term deal with regulators in Kentucky to further address asset retirement obligations.

February 20, 2019
Pittsburgh-Based Peoples Acquiring Kentucky NatGas Utility

Pittsburgh-Based Peoples Acquiring Kentucky NatGas Utility

Peoples Natural Gas has struck a deal to acquire Delta Natural Gas of Winchester, KY, which serves 36,000 customers in central and southeastern Kentucky.

February 21, 2017
Major CNG Fueling Equipment Suppliers to Merge

Major CNG Fueling Equipment Suppliers to Merge

Southern California-based Agility Fuel Systems and part of Hexagon Composites, a group of Norway-based companies, announced Tuesday they will merge to form Agility Fuel Solutions, a provider of complete compressed natural gas (CNG) onboard fuel tank and fueling systems for medium- and heavy-duty natural gas vehicles (NGV).

June 20, 2016

Westlake Expanding Kentucky Ethylene Capacity

Westlake Chemical Partners LP said it is proceeding with plans to expand ethylene production capacity at its Calvert City, KY, facility.

January 12, 2016

Chesapeake Drills Vertical Rogersville Tests; More Permits Issued in Play

Chesapeake Energy Corp. has become the latest operator to sink its drill bits into the Rogersville Shale, with two vertical test wells in Eastern Kentucky’s Lawrence County, according to the Kentucky Geological Survey (KGS).

November 13, 2015
Rogersville Shale Tests Shrouded in Secrecy as Oil/Gas Rush Begins

Rogersville Shale Tests Shrouded in Secrecy as Oil/Gas Rush Begins

Dozens of oil and natural gas plays in the Appalachian Basin have helped to define the nation’s fossil fuel production since the 19th century, but unconventional drilling technology now finds operators searching somewhat secretly underneath it for more reserves.

July 24, 2015

Rogersville Shale Activity Heating Up in Kentucky, West Virginia

As Kentucky prepares for what could be a sharp increase in unconventional oil and gas exploration, with interest growing in the Rogersville Shale, the state has passed new legislation, is working to update its regulations and is installing a network of seismic and groundwater monitoring equipment.

June 30, 2015

Rogersville Shale Activity Heating Up in Kentucky, West Virginia

As Kentucky prepares for what could be a sharp increase in unconventional oil and gas exploration, with interest growing in the Rogersville Shale, the state has passed new legislation, is working to update its regulations and is installing a network of seismic and groundwater monitoring equipment.

June 30, 2015

Kentucky Power Plan to Buy 50% Stake in WV Plant OK’d

The proposal is “the least costly option” to replace generating capacity lost when a coal-fired plant in Kentucky closes.

October 9, 2013

Kentucky Utilities Choose Gas, Solar Over Coal

The decision comes after a competitive bidding process for the coal-dominated utilities.

October 7, 2013
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