Mellon

Chesapeake to Pay Hefty Penalty in Bond Dispute

Redeeming senior notes too early and without adequate notice cost Chesapeake Energy Corp. dearly after it was ordered on Friday to pay almost $380 million for improperly redeeming $1.3 billion in bonds.

July 10, 2015

CSSD Receives Two-Year Grant to Support Certification Effort

The Center for Sustainable Shale Development (CSSD) said Wednesday it has received a two-year, $150,000 grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation in support of its certification program and public engagement initiatives.

May 15, 2014

Pennsylvania Shale Operator Bonding Too Low, Study Says

As Pennsylvania lawmakers move to increase the bonding requirements for shale operators, a new Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) study questions whether bonding adequately ensures reclamation.

November 9, 2011

Marcellus Shale Gas Emissions Beat Coal, Study Says

Life cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from Marcellus Shale natural gas are 20-50% lower than coal for electric generation, according to a new Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) study.

August 19, 2011