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Energy Updates

Nominations now open for 2017 Northeast Oil and Gas Awards

Pittsburgh, Pa – The 5th Annual Northeast Oil & Gas Awards is now taking nominations for companies operating in the Northeastern United States. More...

British government OKs fracking at 1 site despite opposition

LONDON (AP) — The British government has approved fracking at a site in northern England despite opposition from the local county council. More...

Protesters emerge from pipeline stored at construction site

VERPLANCK, N.Y. (AP) — Four protesters have emerged from an above- ground section of a steel natural gas pipeline that’s being built underneath the Hudson River after they climbed into it to protest a pipeline from Pennsylvania to New York. More...

Business Briefs

CJL Engineering acquires RHL Engineering Co., Inc. Maryland office

Johnstown, PA – John J. Wilhelm, President of CJL Engineering, announced that the acquisition of RHL Engineering, a 30-year old firm based in Frederick, Md., owned by Richard H. Lawson, P.E., has been finalized. More...

PennTAP receives environmental grants to help PA manufacturers reduce carbon footprint

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA — The Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program was awarded $655,000 in grant funding from the Environmental Protection Agency and the PA Department of Environmental Protection to offer free energy and environmental assessments to More...

Chinese Delegation visits Clearfield County

Clearly Ahead Development hosted a delegation from China Petroleum and Petrochemical Energy Institute (CPPEI) of Beijing, China on Sept. 23. More...

Decision on drilling may have wide effect

HARRISBURG, Pa (AP) — The recent state Supreme Court ruling knocking out parts of the gas-drilling impact fee law could create an opening for lawmakers to tackle again the contentious issue of a state severance tax on natural gas production. More...

News

The “Monsters of the Utica” keep growing

Completion of Utica well marks longest lateral ever drilled onshore

In May, Deep Well Services finalized the completion of a 27,048-foot deep “monster” Utica well named Purple Hayes in Guernsey County, Ohio by drilling out the temporary plugs placed at various stages in the horizontal well after it was hydrofractured More...

Tyrone paper mill grows with new natural gas technology

Tyrone, PA – American Eagle Paper Mills (AEPM) held an unveiling for a new natural gas boiler project at their warehouse on Thursday, Sept. 29. More...

September DEP well permits report

There were 66 drilling permits issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection in the Marcellus Business Central coverage area in the month of September. More...

Community (County Spotlight)

Fayette County looks to the future

Spotlight on Fayette County

Fayette county was created in 1783 from part of Westmoreland County and named after Marquis de Lafayette, the French general who fought alongside the Continental Army in the American Revolution. More...

Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania to Invest $1.1M in Uniontown

Uniontown, Pa – Natural gas customers in Uniontown will soon benefit from Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania’s $1.1 million infrastructure replacement project. More...

People

Tyler Anderson promoted to field service manager

Wayne, PA – E-Finity Distributed Generation announced that Tyler Anderson has been promoted to field service manager. As the field service manager, Anderson will solely be responsible for managing daily field operations. More...

S&T Bank advances Amy Brubaker to mortgage banker

INDIANA, PA – S&T Bank announced that Amy Brubaker, a former community banking manager at the Brockway, PA branch, accepted a position as S&T Bank’s newest mortgage banker. More...

Lehman Engineers hires CA D technician, Becky Dambeck Casalvieri

Hollidaysburg , PA – P. Joseph Lehman, Inc., Consulting Engineers announced that Becky Dambeck Casalvieri of Altoona has joined the firm as a CAD Technician with the Bridge Design Department. More...

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