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Pennsylvania DEP: Susquehanna Methane Migration Not from Drilling

Pennsylvania DEP: Susquehanna Methane Migration Not from Drilling

Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Monday concluded a 16-month investigation by announcing that high levels of methane found in three water wells in Franklin Township in Susquehanna County “cannot be attributed to natural gas drilling activity in that geographical area.”

May 1, 2013

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Reaffirms Property Rights

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court reaffirmed the state’s 131-year history of mineral rights law on Wednesday, unanimously ruling in favor of a Susquehanna County couple that had filed suit over the rights to the Marcellus Shale gas under their property.

April 26, 2013

Enterprise May Switch Seminole Pipeline from NGLs to Crude

Enterprise Products Partners is considering repurposing a portion of its 1,373-mile Seminole pipeline, which currently transports natural gas liquids (NGL) from the Hobbs hub and the Permian Basin to markets in south Texas, including the Enterprise NGL fractionation facility in Mont Belvieu, TX.

April 22, 2013

NGL Exports to Bolster Gas Production, Says Brookings

Natural gas liquids (NGL) account for a significant portion of what many international organizations refer to as “oil production” from the United States, according to analysts from the Brookings Institution.

April 15, 2013

Fracking ‘Not Significant’ Cause of Tremors, Say UK Researchers

After studying hundreds of thousands of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) operations, the practice was determined to have caused noticeable tremors at the surface in only three cases and was “not a significant” source of earthquakes, according to researchers at UK’s Durham University.

April 11, 2013
Export of NGLs Will Bolster Gas Production, Analysts Say

Export of NGLs Will Bolster Gas Production, Analysts Say

Natural gas liquids (NGL) account for a significant portion of what many international organizations refer to as “oil production” from the United States, according to analysts from the Brookings Institution.

April 10, 2013

Shale Activities Could Replace Former Ohio Steel Plant Site

A former steel plant in Steubenville, OH, is being redeveloped into an industrial park, a portion of which state and local officials say will be used to support operations in the Marcellus Shale.

April 9, 2013
West Virginia Supreme Court Asked to Rule in Surface Rights Case

West Virginia Supreme Court Asked to Rule in Surface Rights Case

A district court judge wants the highest court in West Virginia, the Supreme Court of Appeals, to certify whether existing state law allows a company to drill on land where it doesn’t own the surface rights, but it owns the underlying mineral rights.

April 4, 2013

Hedge Fund Forces Power Shift at SandRidge

After months of haggling, hedge fund TPG-Axon Capital, which owns 7.3% of outstanding SandRidge Energy Inc. shares, has gained at least a portion of the changes it had urged at the Oklahoma City-based company, and it stands poised to remove CEO Tom Ward or take control of the board of directors.

March 25, 2013
Hedge Fund Forces Power Shift at SandRidge

Hedge Fund Forces Power Shift at SandRidge

After months of haggling, hedge fund TPG-Axon Capital, which owns 7.3% of outstanding SandRidge Energy Inc. shares, has gained at least a portion of the changes it had urged at the Oklahoma City-based company, and it stands poised to remove CEO Tom Ward or take control of the board of directors.

March 22, 2013