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UGI Energy Services acquires Rockdale Midstream assets

WYOMISSING, PA (AP) - UGI Energy Services LLC (UGIES) acquired midstream assets from Rockdale Marcellus LLC through its wholly owned subsidiary, UGI Texas Creek LLC.  More...

Shell profits rise more than expected as prices rise

LONDON (AP) — Energy company Shell says its earnings rose more than expected in the third quarter as it benefited from higher market prices and an expansion into gas production.  More...

Court orders pause in Atlantic Sunrise pipeline construction

COLUMBIA, PA. (AP) — A federal appeals court has temporarily halted construction of a natural gas pipeline in Pennsylvania.  LNP reports the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., stopped work on the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline.  More...

Community (County Spotlight)

Smaller upstream companies still succeeding in niche markets in Washington County despite massive mergers

Spotlight on Washington County

There is no doubt that the past year has seen an increase in drilling permits keeping up momentum in Washington County. Most of these new well sites will be owned and operated by Range Resources, EQT Corporation or Rice Drilling Company. More...

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Conemaugh Memorial welcomes two hospitalists

JOHNSTOWN, PA – Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center welcomes two hospitalists to provide care for inpatients at its main campus on Franklin Street, Johnstown.  Ryan Harris, DO and Najwa Pervin, MD join Apogee Physicians to coordinate care of More...

Peters Consultants, Inc. assistant engineer receives backflow certification

BERWICK, PA - Michael Cymbala, assistant engineer and resident project representative at Peters Consultants, Inc., recently became a Certified ASSE International Backflow Protection Assembly Tester following a week of intense training and testing.&nb More...

Shane Filer joins Larson Design Group

WEXFORD, PA - Shane Filer, a construction management and inspection veteran with three decades of experience with southwestern Pennsylvania bridges and highways, has joined the Wexford office of Larson Design Group.  More...

News

Predicting Shale Gas 2018

Industry upturn sees companies re-hiring truck drivers, pipeline drivers and rig operators

This New Year’s Eve, gas operators won’t be toasting the end of the oil & gas downturn, but they are beginning to see light at the end of the (unplugged) tunnel.  According to Baker Hughes latest report, issued on November 3, the More...

Energy cost analysis finds alternative energy still requires baseload power

A new study by Lazard, a leading financial advisory and asset management firm, has found that while natural gas remains a cheap source of reliable energy, utility - scale wind and solar have become cheaper.  More...

Well service contractors report increased earnings

At the end of October, EQT Corporation, a leading gas operator in southwestern Pennsylvania, and Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, a leading gas operator in the Northern Tier, held teleconferences for investors and reporters to announce their Third Qu More...

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Company sells salt mine but still plans to store propane

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — A Houston company says it’s selling its salt mine on the shore of Seneca Lake, but will proceed with a propane storage project that’s opposed by Finger Lakes winemakers and others in the region.  More...

Court upholds approvals of 3 projects to export natural gas

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld Energy Department decisions approving three projects to export liquefied natural gas, a boost for the Trump administration’s strategy to increase energy production and promote More...

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