Natural gas byproducts now being processed at a nearby plant in Alberta for Shell Canada Ltd.’s refinery have reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and given the company a competitive edge, officials said last week.
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Pavillion, WY — where the federal government’s testing of water led to early concerns about the use of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in nearby natural gas wells — has begun a state-sponsored mitigation program installing cisterns for residents who have been, or potentially could be, impacted by contaminated water. To date, there is no conclusive evidence one way or the other.
Marcellus Shale natural gas production leaped to nearly 4 Bcf/d in just three years, and even though it remains the most economical gas play in Lower 48 states, producers already are moving rigs to more liquids-prone targets, according to Barclays Capital energy analysts.
A federal judge in Erie, PA, has refused to overturn a U.S. Forest Service (USFS) ban on surface and groundwater withdrawals in the Allegheny National Forest for oil and gas operations, asserting that laws protecting access to mineral rights are not applicable to water rights.
A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its decision to throw out a ban on oil and natural gas drilling in the Allegheny National Forest.
The Appalachian Basin has ample amounts of undeveloped ethane and no nearby place to sell it, but the numerous proposals to ship it to move it elsewhere remain challenged by the marketplace, several project sponsors told an audience in Pittsburgh on Oct. 21.
Despite a large supply of ethane in the Appalachian Basin and no nearby place to put it, several projects to ship the commodity out of the region are challenged by the complexities of the marketplace, according to several project sponsors.