Pennsylvania

PennFuture Urges Oil, Natural Gas Industry to Explore Green Initiatives, but PIOGA Calls Proposal ‘Laughable’

PennFuture Urges Oil, Natural Gas Industry to Explore Green Initiatives, but PIOGA Calls Proposal ‘Laughable’

Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture) is calling on the commonwealth to explore “green initiatives” for the oil and gas industry, which could help in the economic recovery from Covid-19. In a report titled “A Green Stimulus and Recovery Platform for Pennsylvania,” PennFuture said Pennsylvania’s economy will need to recover from the ongoing pandemic, and officials…

July 31, 2020
Pennsylvania Regulators Failed to Protect Public from Natural Gas Development Problems, Says Grand Jury

Pennsylvania Regulators Failed to Protect Public from Natural Gas Development Problems, Says Grand Jury

  A Pennsylvania grand jury has accused state regulators of failing to adequately oversee unconventional natural gas development, recommending new laws to better protect water supplies and air quality.   Attorney General (AG) Josh Shapiro said a report released by the grand jury following a two-year investigation shows “systematic failure” by the state’s top oil and…

June 26, 2020
Total, Shell Cut Capex as Coronavirus Debilitates Operating Plans for 2020

Total, Shell Cut Capex as Coronavirus Debilitates Operating Plans for 2020

Royal Dutch Shell plc has reduced capital spending by $5 billion and Total SA spending has been cut by $3 billion for the year in reaction to the pandemic and untenable oil prices.

March 23, 2020
Oil Demand Forecast to Slump Most in 40 Years as Total and Shell Revamp 2020 Plans

Oil Demand Forecast to Slump Most in 40 Years as Total and Shell Revamp 2020 Plans

In reaction to the coronavirus pandemic and untenable oil prices, Royal Dutch Shell plc on Monday reduced capital spending by $5 billion and Total SA cut its spending by $3 billion.

March 23, 2020

Pennsylvania Regulators, Range Resources Face Off Over Problem NatGas Well

Pennsylvania regulators and Range Resources Corp. continue to quarrel over whether a natural gas well in the northeastern part of the state is responsible for fouled water nearby.

January 15, 2020

Corning Natural Gas Taking Full Ownership of Northeast Pennsylvania Utility

New York-based utility Corning Natural Gas Holding Corp. said Thursday it has reached a deal to take full ownership of Leatherstocking Gas Co. and Leatherstocking Pipeline Co., formed in 2013 to link regional end-users with increasing shale gas supplies in Northeast Pennsylvania.

January 10, 2020

Pennsylvania Suspension Lifted, Energy Transfer Projects to Resume

An affiliate of Energy Transfer LP (ET) has agreed to pay a $30.6 million fine related to a 2018 natural gas pipeline explosion in Western Pennsylvania, and it reached a deal with regulators to lift a nearly year-old suspension of regulatory reviews for all the projects in the state.

January 7, 2020

Energy Transfer Projects to Resume in Pennsylvania after ‘Historic Fine’

An affiliate of Energy Transfer LP (ET) has agreed to pay a $30.6 million fine related to a 2018 natural gas pipeline explosion in Western Pennsylvania, and it reached a deal with regulators to lift a nearly year-old suspension of regulatory reviews for all the projects in the state.

January 6, 2020
PennEast Seeks Two-Year Extension to Finish Project

PennEast Seeks Two-Year Extension to Finish Project

Project sponsors have asked FERC for another two years to finish constructing the PennEast Pipeline, which has struggled to obtain regulatory approvals and permits.

January 3, 2020

Appalachian Natural Gas Execs Fearful of Northeast Energy Policies

Appalachian executives shared their frustration with an industry audience in Pittsburgh last week, saying that resistance to natural gas throughout the Northeast is shaping up to be a big problem for the basin’s trajectory.

October 28, 2019
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