Lawrence

Pennsylvania DEP Approves First Marcellus Shale Gas Power Plant

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Wednesday approved an air quality plan for construction of a gas-fired power plant, the first to be powered, at least in part, by natural gas harvested from the Marcellus Shale.

October 15, 2012

Corridor Exploring Macasty Formation on Quebec’s Anticosti Island

Corridor Resources Inc. and partner Petrolia Inc. are conducting a three-part exploration program on Anticosti Island in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence to advance the “exploration and development potential of the vast shale oil prospect” on the 3,050 square-mile island, Corridor said.

September 6, 2012

Failure to Find JV Partner Sends Corridor Stock Plummeting

Shares of Corridor Resources Inc. took a pounding on Wednesday after the company announced it has so far been unsuccessful in finding a joint venture (JV) partner to help develop its prospect in the emerging Frederick Brook Shale.

December 22, 2011

Natural Gas Gaining Popularity For Power Generation

A study conducted by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has found that electric utilities are increasing their use of natural gas for power generation, which in turn is contributing to lowering the carbon footprint of the United States.

November 21, 2011

Study: Electric Utilities Continuing Shift to Natural Gas

A study conducted by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has found that electric utilities are increasing their use of natural gas for power generation, which in turn is contributing to lowering the carbon footprint of the United States.

November 16, 2011

New York Legislators OK Bill to Prevent Water ‘Overconsumption’

New York legislators have sent Gov. Andrew Cuomo a bill intended to improve the state’s water management, using a permitting program to prevent “overconsumption” by large-scale users, which may include the energy industry.

June 20, 2011

Questerre to Defer Utica Shale Projects

Questerre Energy Corp. said late Monday it is deferring two exploration projects in its primary development area, the Utica Shale in Quebec’s St. Lawrence Lowlands, and will decide whether to proceed after the provincial government’s environmental review panel issues a report on shale gas development in February.

January 20, 2011

Quebec’s Shale Producers Face More Scrutiny

Natural gas explorers that hope to tap into Quebec’s emerging Utica Shale and St. Lawrence River lowlands face more scrutiny going forward, Environment Minister Pierre Arcand said last week.

October 11, 2010

Quebec’s Shale Producers Face More Scrutiny

Natural gas explorers that hope to tap into Quebec’s emerging Utica Shale and St. Lawrence River lowlands face more scrutiny going forward, Environment Minister Pierre Arcand said Monday.

October 6, 2010

Transportation Notes

Gulf South Pipeline Co. LP said it has rescheduled its unplanned pipeline maintenance on Index 130 (Kosciusko 30″) in Lawrence County, MS. Originally planned to begin on April 14, the work is now set to begin on May 17 and continue for approximately three days. The pipeline does not anticipate any effect on customers.

May 4, 2010
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