Pittsburgh International Airport, known to fliers by the three-digit code PIT, is stepping up its natural gas development partnership with Appalachian Basin-focused independent CNX Resources Corp. PIT and CNX last month launched another phase of their public-private partnership, which includes a revenue-sharing deal for CNX-operated Marcellus Shale wells on airport property and a 20-MW natural…
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Pittsburgh International Airport Completes Marcellus Shale-Fueled Microgrid
The Pittsburgh International Airport (PIA) has completed a first-of-its-kind microgrid that’s powered by Marcellus Shale natural gas and solar panels. The microgrid will power PIA’s entire campus, making it the first airport in the world to receive its electricity entirely from a microgrid. “Pittsburgh International Airport is now one of the most site-hardened public facilities…
Shell to Transform Skyline With 200 Structures As Pennsylvania Cracker Construction Gets Underway
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.
Peoples Natural Gas Joins Partnership to Sniff Out Methane Leaks in Pittsburgh
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.
Gov. Wolf, Other Pennsylvania Officials Gathering Ideas on How to Leverage Shell’s Ethane Cracker
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 Partners With DOE to Grow Energy, Oil/Gas Workforce
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 Prepares to Land Marcellus Rigs at Pittsburgh International
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.
UK-Based Retail Energy Firm Moves into California
Pittsburgh-based retail energy provider Direct Energy is plunging into the retail natural gas market in California, going after all sizes of commercial and industrial customers to add to its residential mix.
Pennsylvania to Study Oil & Gas Industry Radiation Levels
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.
Act 13 Case Comes Before Pennsylvania Supreme Court
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.