May 12, 2017 RSS feed / Energy Updates

Suit aims to block fracking plan for National Forest in Ohio

COLUMBUS , OH (AP) – A coalition of conservation groups has filed a lawsuit aimed at blocking plans to allow fracking in eastern Ohio’s Wayne National Forest. More...

DEP releases environmental maps, data

Harrisburg, Pa (AP) – The public now has access to scores of environmental data items and maps compiled by the state Department of Environmental Protection.  More...

Climate, energy programs get budget reprieve

(AP) – Lawmakers are set to vote this week on a bipartisan appropriations bill that would keep the government running through the remainder of 2017. More...

Rex Energy expects production growth in 2018

STATE COLLEGE, PA (AP) – Rex Energy Corporation recently released an updated two-year financial and operational plan. The 2017 exit rate production growth (Dec. 2017 vs. Dec. 2016) is 15-20 percent. More...

Ohio sees big increase in 2016 natural gas production

COLUMBUS , Oh (AP) – Ohio has overtaken West Virginia to become the nation’s sixth-largest natural gas producer, according to a new report by the Energy Information Administration. More...

Westinghouse wants to sell land to Sunoco for pipeline

(AP) – Westinghouse Electric Co. is asking a bankruptcy judge to allow the speedy sale of a portion of property in Westmoreland County to a pipeline subsidiary of Sunoco Logistics Partners.  More...

Federal energy regulator says she won’t seek new term

WASHINGTON, DC (AP) – One of the two remaining members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission says she will not seek a second term, a move that could leave the five- member panel with a single commissioner and further hobble its ability to make More...

Noble Energy sells Marcellus natural gas assets

Houston (AP) – Noble Energy, Inc. recently signed a definitive agreement to divest all of its upstream assets in northern West Virginia and southern Pennsylvania to an undisclosed buyer for a total amount of $1.225 billion. More...

New York nixes natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania

ALBANY, NY (AP) – State environmental regulators have blocked development of a second major pipeline that would have carried natural gas from Pennsylvania’s shale fields to New York and other markets. More...

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