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Tomblin ‘Hopeful’ for Marcellus Special Session This Month

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin appears poised to call a special session of the legislature in mid-December to discuss, and hopefully pass, a compromise Marcellus Shale regulatory reform bill.

December 5, 2011

Judge Refuses to Force Cabot to Continue Dimock Water Deliveries

A judge in Pennsylvania has denied a request by several Dimock Township families to force Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. to continue delivering potable water to their homes.

December 2, 2011

New Brunswick Opposition Calls For Frack Panel, Public Hearings

The leader of the political party that currently represents the opposition in New Brunswick is calling on the government to form a bipartisan committee on shale gas development and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the emerging Frederick Brook Shale.

November 29, 2011

Group Lauds Colorado’s Fracking Rules, Suggests Minor Tweaks

A nonprofit organization that conducts voluntary reviews of state oil and natural gas regulations has made a few minor recommendations for Colorado’s hydraulic fracturing (fracking) regulations, but concluded that the program is well managed and contains some strengths the shale gas industry would find noteworthy.

November 23, 2011

Bakken Producers to Get New NGL Takeaway Alternative

Aux Sable Midstream (ASM) plans to build a natural gas liquid (NGL) truck unloading facility at its Palermo Conditioning Plant in Palermo, ND to serve growing production of NGL-rich gas from the Bakken Shale.

November 23, 2011

Driller: Old Rigs Can’t Hack the Shales

Contract driller Helmerich & Payne Inc. has been repositioning its rig fleet or the last 10 years, well in advance of the shale revolution that has swept the oil and gas patch. Back then it wasn’t known how well suited the firm’s FlexRigs would be to horizontal drilling in the shales. As it turns out, they work quite well, H&P CEO Hans Helmerich told financial analysts during a fiscal fourth quarter earnings conference call.

November 21, 2011

CNYOG’s MARC I on Track to Boost Marcellus Storage Access

Inergy subsidiary Central New York Oil & Gas Co. LLC (CYNOG) is ready to move forward with construction of the MARC I Hub Line project in northeastern Pennsylvania — a project that is expected to give northern markets greater access to Marcellus Shale gas — following a FERC order this week granting the project a certificate of public convenience and necessity.

November 17, 2011

Report: BC Should Cap Natural Gas Production, End Subsidies

A progressive political advocacy group said the government of British Columbia (BC) should cap annual natural gas production and end subsidies to the industry over fears that it is expanding too rapidly at the expense of air, water and power resources.

November 14, 2011

MarkWest: Bring On the Marcellus Ethane Projects

When it comes to ethane projects in the Marcellus Shale, MarkWest Energy Partners LP believes there is strength in numbers, the company said in a quarterly conference call on Tuesday.

November 11, 2011

Chesapeake Inks Second Deal With Ohio Landowners’ Group

Hundreds of landowners with the nonprofit Associated Landowners of the Ohio Valley (ALOV) have agreed to sign lease agreements with Chesapeake Energy Corp.

November 7, 2011
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