Pennsylvania

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

Energy Transfer Employee, Others Arrested on Bribery Charges Over Mariner East Security

An Energy Transfer LP employee who oversaw security at work sites along the Mariner East (ME) pipeline project in Pennsylvania, along with four others from two different security companies, were arrested this week and charged with bribery, conspiracy and related offenses.

December 4, 2019

Pennsylvania Funding More Studies of Health Impact in Shale Country

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration said Friday that it would fund additional research on the potential health impacts of natural gas development in the state.

November 22, 2019

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

Appalachian Industry Report Finds Big Consumer Savings in NatGas Boom

The boom in U.S. unconventional natural gas production, particularly growth from the Appalachian Basin, has led to significant savings for residential, commercial and industrial end-users across the country, according to a study commissioned by two Ohio-based industry groups.

October 22, 2019

CNX Reaches Settlement with Pennsylvania to Cover Well Plugging Liabilities

CNX Resources Corp. has reached a settlement with Pennsylvania regulators requiring the company to post a $1.48 million performance bond to ensure coverage for the costs of plugging 141 natural gas wells in the southwestern part of the state.

October 15, 2019
Pennsylvania Suspends Operator Permits for Failing to Pay Impact Fees

Pennsylvania Suspends Operator Permits for Failing to Pay Impact Fees

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has suspended the well permits of a small Texas-based producer in an unprecedented move for failing to pay required impact fees.

October 11, 2019