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House GOP revives bill protecting firms that clean up mines

DENVER, COLO. (AP) — Congressional Republicans are reviving “Good Samaritan” legislation that would offer some legal protection to companies and nonprofits if they work to clean up abandoned mines.  More...

PPL seeks to start massive line project

BLAKELY, PA (AP) – PPL Electric Utilities will apply to begin construction of the first segment of Project Compass – a major new transmission line with a connection in Blakely.  More...

Range Resources looking to sell assets as low gas prices remain a drag

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (AP) - Range Resources Corp. expects to sell some assets outside the Marcellus shale as it battles low natural gas prices that pummeled its revenue.  More...

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Babst Calland ranked in 2016 “Best Law Firms”

PITTSBURGH, PA - Law firm Babst Calland has been ranked in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list nationally in six practice areas and regionally in 28 practice areas.  More...

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Maureen Hauck of the Bucknell University SBDC awarded Pennsylvania State Star

LEWISBURG, PA – Maureen Hauck, assistant director of business consulting with the Bucknell University Small Business Development Center has been awarded the 2015 State Star for Pennsylvania.  Hauck was honored during the America’s SB More...

New claims representative joins Mutual Benefit Group

HUNTINGDON, PA - Marie Cherisca joined Mutual Benefit Group as senior claims representative on Oct. 26. More...

Geisinger physician receives fellow degree

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Paul Damaske, M.D., FAAFP, family medicine physician with Geisinger-Gray’s Woods, has recently achieved the Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.  More...

How expanding the shale industry benefits all Pennsylvanians  Free Access 

FEATURED OP-ED BY DAVE SPIGELMYER

From the tens-of-thousands of hard working Pennsylvanians that make up shale’s broad supply chain, to the teachers and school students kept warm this winter season with reliable natural gas and manufacturers realizing energy savings from shale, every More...

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Ohio shale outlook

A Q&A with Shawn Bennet, executive vice president of the Ohio Oil and Gas Association

In early 2012, when natural gas prices hit a 10-year low of $2.27 per million British thermal units and oil prices topped $105 per barrel, oil & gas operators followed the money trail and pulled rigs from the Marcellus and moved them to Ohio to e More...

PIOGA Eastern Oil and Gas Conference and Trade Show focuses on getting natural gas moving, growing demand

One of the longest running oil and gas events of its kind returned to Pennsylvania this year to a solid crowd as 125 registered participants came to see nearly 80 exhibitors. 450 people attended just the trade show.  More...

Pennsylvania CNG companies find the right market for conversions

The chief selling point for converting personal vehicles or company fleets to natural gas has been oil price volatility versus the stable price of natural gas. More...

Community (County Spotlight)

SPOTLIGHT ON GREENE COUNTY

Greene County was created in 1796 from part of Washington County and was named after General Nathanael Greene, who was a major general of the Continental Army during the American Revolution.  The region was formerly claimed by Virginia as part o More...

Greene County: An industrial crossroads among “pastoral splendor”

Nestled in between Pittsburgh, West Virginia and Ohio, Greene County’s location is enough to make it a key player in the natural gas industry. More...

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