Delaware Basin Chairman Addresses Growing Calls For Action

Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) Chairman Michele Sierkerka said the organization is working to advance natural gas regulations in the basin, with “thousands of hours” logged so far by its staff and those of its member states on the process since November 2011.

July 16, 2013

Pennsylvania Landowner’s Group Threatens to Sue DRBC

A coalition of landowners in Wayne County, PA, is threatening to file a lawsuit against the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) over a continuing delay in either enacting natural gas regulations in the basin or deferring regulation to its four member states.

July 8, 2013

Pennsylvania Governor Urges DRBC Action to Lift Moratorium

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is urging the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) to proceed with a proposal to revise water quality regulations, a move that could ultimately open the basin to expanded Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling.

July 5, 2013

Pennsylvania Committee Changes Marcellus Well Impact Fee

Hoping to more accurately address the cost of development on local communities, a Pennsylvania Senate committee made major changes to a proposed impact fee on Marcellus Shale wells on Tuesday.

June 15, 2011

Futures Shed A Few Pennies; But Fresh Storm Concerns Arise

While petroleum futures decisively explored lower on Tuesday following the Labor Day Holiday weekend, October natural gas was a little more undecided as traders began to monitor Tropical Depression 16 (TD 16) off the coast of Florida. After venturing both higher and lower during the course of the day, prompt month natural gas ended up settling 3.4 cents lower for the session at $11.657.

September 7, 2005

Natural Gas Not Best Source of Hydrogen’s Expansion as Energy Source

Everyone from President George W. Bush on down who is touting a hydrogen-based energy future is undecided about how it will be accomplished, but natural gas is always part of the equation, and that may have to change, according to an ExxonMobil official.

May 4, 2004

Georgia PSC Undecided about Customer Assignment

Despite three of Atlanta Gas Light’s nine gas customer poolssurpassing the Georgia Public Service Commission’s (GPSC)requirements to become fully competitive, the GPSC is uncertainabout moving forward with the customer assignment process becauseof planned legislation that would declare Atlanta Gas Light’s (AGL)entire service territory competitive possibly as early as thisfall.

March 1, 1999