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DOE Fracking Panel Developing Timeline for Actions

Nearly 200 people crowded the phone lines of an open meeting Monday night to hear public comments surrounding the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) Natural Gas Subcommittee’s initial report on hydraulic fracturing (fracking).

August 17, 2011

Pittsburgh Could Vote on Drilling Ban This Fall

The Pittsburgh City Council voted 6-3 on Monday to add a referendum to the fall ballot that, if approved by voters, would amend the city charter with a ban on all commercial natural gas extraction inside the city limits.

August 4, 2011

NGVs Making Headlines Across Country

From commuter buses to cars for commuters, from garbage trucks to power trucks, and from state-owned to city-owned vehicles, developments surrounding the propagation of natural gas vehicles (NGV) made headlines across the country in recent days.

July 18, 2011

NGVs Make Transportation Headlines Across Country

From commuter buses to cars for commuters, from garbage trucks to power trucks, and from state-owned to city-owned vehicles, developments surrounding the propagation of natural gas vehicles (NGV) made headlines across the country in recent days.

July 18, 2011

Chesapeake Says Well Blowout Is Under Control

As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeks answers, Chesapeake Energy Corp. said the blowout of one of its Marcellus Shale wells in northeast Pennsylvania is now under control.

April 27, 2011

NAT GAS Proposal Could Split Clean Fuel Lobby

Despite the pomp surrounding Wednesday’s introduction of the New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions Act (NAT GAS Act) to Congress, an investment bank warns the bill faces “significant” hurdles to passage.

April 11, 2011

WV Bill Aims to Boost Investment in Natural Gas

Several state senators introduced legislation last week designed to help spur investment in the natural gas industry.

February 17, 2011

North America’s Unconventional Resources An Investment Draw

Major joint ventures (JV) in North American unconventional resource plays were a driving force in pushing worldwide merger and acquisition (M&A) activity to a record high in 2010, preliminary data indicate.

January 6, 2011

Marcellus Coalition Looking Forward to Corbett Administration

The administration of Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Corbett, who is scheduled to be inaugurated in Harrisburg Jan. 18, should be a breath of fresh air for the natural gas industry, which saw outgoing Gov. Ed Rendell’s administration put state forest land off limits to drillers and push for a significant severance tax of 5% on drilling, according to Marcellus Shale Coalition President Kathryn Klaber.

January 5, 2011

NorthWestern Eyes Added U.S. Gas Reserves

Sioux Falls, SD-based NorthWestern Corp., an energy holding company with gas and electric utilities in Montana and surrounding states, is looking to buy more natural gas reserves during the coming decade, CEO Bob Rowe told financial analysts on a second quarter earnings conference.

August 9, 2010