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British Columbia to Launch Fracking Website in January

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark said Thursday the province would launch an online registry for the public to keep track of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the province, part of a strategy to provide transparency of shale gas activities.

September 12, 2011

Marcellus Drilling Pushes Northeast Production Higher

Natural gas production in the northeastern United States has grown rapidly since 2009, thanks to increased drilling in the Marcellus Shale, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) Tuesday.

August 31, 2011

Pennsylvania Regulators Clarify Laser Ruling

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) on Thursday denied two requests to reconsider its decision to grant public utility status to a Marcellus Shale gathering project currently under construction.

August 26, 2011

Marcellus Production Growing in Central Pennsylvania

The Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania is generally divided into two regions, the northeast and the southwest, but increasingly the stretch of fairway between those regions is gaining prominence.

August 24, 2011

Partner Search Fizzles for National Fuel Gas

National Fuel Gas Co. (NFG) will continue to go it alone in the Marcellus Shale, the company said during a quarterly earnings call last Friday.

August 9, 2011

FERC Approves Equitrans’ Sunrise Pipeline Project

FERC last Thursday approved plans by Equitrans LP to expand its natural gas pipeline system in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

July 28, 2011

Pennsylvania to Hold Marcellus Meetings

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley (R) announced Thursday that four working groups created by the Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission will meet beginning on Monday (April 11).

April 11, 2011

Marcellus, CBM Boost Consol Reserves

Consol Energy Inc. has proved gas reserves of 3.7 Tcf as of the end of last year, marking an increase of 1.8 Tcf, or 95%, from the 1.9 Tcf reported at year-end 2009. Coalbed methane (CBM) and a “nice jump” in the Marcellus Shale were credited for the growth.

February 10, 2011

DCP Midstream Inks Eagle Ford Deal

DCP Midstream LLC has struck long-term agreements with Pioneer Natural Resources USA Inc., Reliance Eagleford Upstream Holding LP and Newpek LLC (combined known as Pioneer JV) to provide midstream services to handle liquids-rich production from the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas.

January 24, 2011

Pennsylvania DEP: Operator Output, Compliance Info Online

In its efforts to make energy operations in the state more transparent, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Monday launched an online service that details natural gas and oil production and compliance information.

November 2, 2010