Marcellus

Pennsylvania DEP Says NatGas Compressor Emissions ‘Minimal’

A short-term air sampling effort from a natural gas compressor that was conducted in July by the Pennsylvania Department of Protection (DEP) found no air emission levels that would pose a health concern, contrary to concerns raised earlier this year by the state’s Clean Air Council (CAC).

September 3, 2013

New York’s High Court to Decide Validity of Local Fracking Bans

The New York Court of Appeals on Thursday agreed to review two lawsuits that protest bans on unconventional drilling, and specifically hydraulic fracturing (fracking), that were imposed by Middlefield and Dryden, Southern Tier municipalities that top the Marcellus Shale.

August 30, 2013

Consol Energy COO Named Marcellus Shale Coalition Chairman

Consol Energy Inc. COO Randy Albert is the new chairman of the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC), taking the helm from David Spigelmyer until the current term ends in late November, MSC spokesman Travis Windle toldNGI’s Shale Daily.

August 29, 2013

More NatGas Regulations Move Forward in Pennsylvania

A rulemaking designed to strengthen environmental protection performance standards governing the natural gas industry has been given a cautionary green light by Pennsylvania regulators, with the final outcome to be determined following an extended public comment period.

August 29, 2013

Chief, IMG to Supply Pennsylvania Generators with Marcellus Gas

Chief Oil & Gas Wednesday said it has entered into a long-term agreement to supply natural gas to “multiple” IMG Midstream power generation facilities in northeastern Pennsylvania, serving local facilities with Marcellus gas. The power plants will take up to 4,100 Dth/d for each project.

August 29, 2013
Consol Prepares to Land Marcellus Rigs at Pittsburgh International

Consol Prepares to Land Marcellus Rigs at Pittsburgh International

Consol Energy Inc. and Pennsylvania’s Allegheny County Airport Authority (ACAA) have unveiled a drilling proposal for Pittsburgh International Airport property that would allow 47 wells to be drilled into airport property overlying the Marcellus Shale, with the potential to explore Upper Devonian targets.

August 29, 2013

Texas Eastern Offering ‘All of the Above’ Shale Access to Louisiana

Spectra Energy Transmission’s Texas Eastern Transmission announced an expansion to serve industrial markets in South Louisiana by Spring 2015 with shale gas supplies from multiple basins. An open season runs through Sept. 27.

August 27, 2013
S&P: Any of Several Plays Could Be Next Eagle Ford

S&P: Any of Several Plays Could Be Next Eagle Ford

Liquids-rich and oil plays have clearly won the hearts and dollars of North American producers. The Eagle Ford and Bakken shales are stars now, but several others are poised to join or possibly eclipse them, according to a recent note by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P).

August 27, 2013
Appalachian Midstream Venture Secures Up to $1B in Credit

Appalachian Midstream Venture Secures Up to $1B in Credit

Blue Racer Midstream LLC, designed to provide expanded services over the next three years in the Utica and Marcellus shales, on Thursday secured an initial five-year, $800 million credit facility that could be expanded to $1 billion.

August 26, 2013

CSSD to Begin Certifying Operators By Year’s End

The Center for Sustainable Shale Development (CSSD) wants to begin certifying producers in the Appalachian Basin that adhere to its standards by the end of the year.

August 26, 2013