Pittsburgh

Cecil Township Investigating Legal Challenge to Act 13

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.

March 7, 2012

People

Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture) recently appointed George Jugovic Jr. president and CEO. Jugovic replaces Jan Jarrett, who resigned after 13 years with the statewide environmental organization. Jugovic previously served as a senior attorney for PennFuture. Before joining the organization, he served as the southwest regional director for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection in Pittsburgh.

March 7, 2012

EQT Halts Huron Shale Drilling on Low Prices

EQT Corp. is suspending its Huron Shale program “indefinitely” in light of low commodity prices, the Pittsburgh company announced in a one line statement Friday.

January 24, 2012

Consol Increasing Marcellus, Utica Spending in 2012

With two new joint ventures in hand, Consol Energy Inc. is gearing up for a big year in Appalachian shale.

January 12, 2012

EQT Prepping Midstream MLP

As promised, EQT Corp. is restructuring its midstream operations to bring in more money for upstream developments in the Marcellus Shale (see Shale Daily, Nov. 1).

December 12, 2011

EQT Keeping Midstream Business For Now; Plans MLP

EQT Corp. said last month it plans to stay in the midstream business, but not on its own.

November 7, 2011

EQT Interested in Midstream Partnership

EQT Corp. plans to stay in the midstream business, but not on its own.

November 1, 2011

Pennsylvania Township to Voters: Oppose Drilling Ban

Elected officials from a wealthy Pittsburgh suburb are urging their constituents to vote against a controversial referendum on the Nov. 8 ballot that would ban hydraulic fracturing (fracking) over fears that its passage would put the suburb in the crosshairs for lawsuits and undermine its drilling ordinance.

October 31, 2011

Pennsylvania Township Urging Voters to Oppose Drilling Ban

Elected officials from a wealthy Pittsburgh suburb are urging their constituents to vote against a controversial referendum on the Nov. 8 ballot that would ban hydraulic fracturing (fracking) over fears that its passage would put the suburb in the crosshairs for lawsuits and undermine its drilling ordinance.

October 28, 2011

Chevron Exec: Industry Must Meet ‘Higher Standard’

The natural gas industry will miss out on the prize of shale if it can’t convince the public that development is safe, a Chevron Corp. executive told a Pittsburgh audience Thursday.

October 24, 2011