Major equipment and structures will be erected over the next year for Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC’s multi-billion dollar ethane cracker plant in western Pennsylvania, company officials said Thursday at the Shale Insight conference in Pittsburgh.
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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf visited Pittsburgh on Tuesday to hail a partnership between the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), Google, Peoples Natural Gas and Carnegie Mellon University that is identifying and mapping methane leaks from the city’s distribution pipelines.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf visited Pittsburgh on Friday to meet with lawmakers, business leaders and other stakeholders, as his administration begins to escalate its role in helping to fortify the economic development that’s expected to stem from Royal Dutch Shell plc’s decision to build a multi-billion dollar ethane cracker in the state.
Pittsburgh has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory to accelerate the growth of and access to energy jobs in the city and across the country.
Consol Energy Inc. and Pennsylvania’s Allegheny County Airport Authority (ACAA) have unveiled a drilling proposal for Pittsburgh International Airport property that would allow 47 wells to be drilled into airport property overlying the Marcellus Shale, with the potential to explore Upper Devonian targets.
Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will undertake a 12-14 month comprehensive study of naturally occurring levels of radioactivity in by-products of oil and natural gas development, the agency said Thursday.
Attorneys on both sides of the legal battle over Act 13, Pennsylvania’s omnibus Marcellus Shale law, spent two hours in a packed Pittsburgh courtroom Wednesday giving oral arguments before the state Supreme Court.
FERC Thursday approved a request of Equitrans LP, a subsidiary of Pittsburgh-based EQT Corp., to place into service the remaining facilities of a new pipeline in Pennsylvania and West Virginia that will provide additional takeaway capacity for Marcellus Shale gas producers.
Elected officials in Cecil Township, PA, voted Monday to have the township solicitor look into mounting a legal challenge to Pennsylvania’s new Marcellus Shale law on the grounds that it usurps local zoning authority.