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Frack leases on state lands yield $18M; none from production

CHARLESTON, WV (AP) — West Virginia has brought in $18 million by leasing the right to drill for oil and natural gas deep below state wildlife management areas and waterways, including beneath the Ohio River.  More...

TransCanada sues U.S. for killing Keystone XL

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - TransCanada is suing the U.S. government for more than $15 billion in losses and damages for denying the Canadian company’s permit to build the Keystone XL Pipeline.  More...

More than 50,000 wind turbines now twirl across U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - Wind power in the U.S. More...

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USDA funding expands broadband access to nearly six million rural residents, workers and businesses

WASHINGTON, DC - USDA Rural Utilities Service Administrator Brandon McBride announced that nearly six million Americans who live and work in rural areas now have access to new or improved high- speed internet service, thanks to USDA funding provided More...

PIDA loan funds Bradford County economic development project

BRADFORD, PA - The Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) today approved a Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program low-interest loan for a project located in Bradford County, according to Sen. More...

News

Federal funding bill benefits both oil and renewable energy

On Dec. 18, 2015, Congress passed and the President signed a $1.1 trillion funding bill that will keep the federal government running until Sept. 30, 2016. More...

The future of U.S. LNG exports

Cove Point and Sabine Pass LNG terminals lead the race, but other LNG projects may not pass the finish line

The Marcus Hook export terminal will see its first shipment of natural gas delivered to Norway next month, signifying the advent of the next phase for the Pennsylvania natural gas industry. More...

Governor Wolf’s pipeline task force to finalize recommendations for February report

Over the next 20 years, as many as 30,000 miles of new pipeline could be built to take the abundant supplies of natural gas from the Marcellus and Utica shale plays to market, according to the PA DEP.  More...

Community (County Spotlight)

SPOTLIGHT ON ALLEGHENY COUNTY

If you look at pure natural gas production, Allegheny County falls low on the list with only 63 active shale gas wells.  More...

Where to grow your business

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How to be a leader in America’s energy transformation

To understand how Allegheny County has changed with the shale gas boom and how it will manage its lasting effects moving forward, Marcellus Business Central spoke with Brook Lenker, who has been the executive director of the FracTracker Alliance for More...

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SBA appoints Mark Walsh as head of the office of investment & innovation

WASHINGTON, DC– Administrator Maria Contreras- Sweet, head of the U.S.  More...

Evangelical welcomes new anesthesiologist

LEWISBURG, PA — Evangelical Community Hospital recently hired Isoken Osunde, MD, MHA, MS, to its Anesthesiology of Evangelical practice.  Prior to joining the Evangelical team of medical experts, Osunde worked as a general anesthesiologist More...

SBA appoints Kristie Arslan to National Women’s Business Council

WASHINGTON, DC – Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, head of the U.S. More...

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