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...

Posted 5/12/2017 02:18 AM

Bill to ban fracking to be introduced in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS , Md (AP) — A measure to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in Maryland is being introduced.  Del. David Fraser-Hidalgo is expected to introduce the measure on Thursday with more than 50 co-sponsors.  More...

Posted 3/23/2017 05:05 PM

DEP extends comment period on methane permits

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that the comment period for two general permits relating to methane emissions control have been extended until June 5, 2017.  More...

Posted 3/23/2017 05:05 PM

Driller’s groundwater pollution draws $1.2M fine

HARRISBURG HARRISBURG , PA (AP) — A Tulsa, Oklahoma-based oil and natural gas exploration company is paying $1.2 million for polluting groundwater supplying five households in southwestern Pennsylvania in 2012.  More...

Posted 3/23/2017 05:05 PM

New coal mine to bring 70 jobs or more to Pennsylvania

BOSWELL , Pa (AP) — Officials say a new coal mine in western Pennsylvania will be bringing 70 jobs or more to the area later this year.  Corsa Coal Corp. More...

Posted 3/23/2017 05:05 PM

Ohio drillers say 6 shale counties saw $43M tax bump

Columbus, Ohio (AP) – Oil-and-gas drillers in Ohio have paid $43 million in property taxes to local governments and schools in six shale counties since 2011, according to a report released Thursday.  More...

Posted 3/23/2017 05:05 PM

Mon Power issues requests for proposals

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) – Mon Power, a FirstEnergy Corp. subsidiary, issued two requests for proposals (RFP).  More...

Posted 1/12/2017 01:25 PM

County approves plan for pipeline compressor station

BUCKINGHAM, Va. (AP) – The governing board of a central Virginia county has granted approval for the construction of a natural gas compressor station along the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.  More...

Posted 1/12/2017 01:25 PM

Burlington Electric to buy power from Maine wind farm

BURLINGTON,Vt. (AP) – The municipal utility in Vermont’s largest city says it’s going to be buying renewable electricity from a new wind farm in the state of Maine.  More...

Posted 1/12/2017 01:25 PM

Wind power enjoys rebirth as solar’s obstacles mount

(AP) – A year after Congress extended generous tax credits for renewable energy projects, the U.S. wind industry is thriving. Solar power companies, meanwhile, are hunkering down for a rough 2017.  More...

Posted 1/12/2017 01:25 PM

New distributors added to J&J Truck Bodies and Trailers network

Somerset, PA – J&J Truck Bodies & Trailers, a leading manufacturer of dump bodies, trailers and custom transportation solutions, recently added Kahn Truck Equipment and Stainless & Repair to its dealer network. More...

Posted 1/12/2017 01:25 PM

NGL Energy Partners LP acquires certain assets from Murphy Energy Corp.

TULSA, Okla (AP) – NGL Energy Partners LP has closed on the previously announced acquisition of certain assets of Murphy Energy Corporation. More...

Posted 1/12/2017 01:25 PM

Do-over needed on Pinelands pipeline plan

PEMBERTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey appeals court says a hotly contested plan for a natural gas pipeline through the ecologically sensitive Pinelands region needs a do-over.  More...

Posted 12/15/2016 01:07 PM

Federal government blocks Dakota Access oil pipeline route

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. More...

Posted 12/15/2016 01:07 PM

PUC approves improvements to UGI natural gas billing, distribution

HARRISBURG, PA – The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) approved plans submitted by UGI Utilities, Inc. – Electric Division (UGI Electric) and UGI Penn Natural Gas, Inc. More...

Posted 12/15/2016 01:07 PM

Scientists take big step toward safely burying CO 2

(AP) – For the first time, scientists have injected carbon dioxide into ancient lava flows and watched it solidify, demonstrating that capturing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere or a power plant smokestack and safely storing it underground ma More...

Posted 12/15/2016 01:07 PM

Feds find no major environmental issues with NEXUS pipeline

GREEN, Ohio (AP) — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has found no major environmental issues with the NEXUS Gas Transmission pipeline project, paving the way for construction to begin in early 2017.  The findings were included in FE More...

Posted 12/15/2016 01:07 PM

New measure aims to update “One Call” program

HARRISBURG, Pa (AP) – Natural gas gathering lines built in rural areas would be included in a utility safety program under a bill facing crunch time this week.  More...

Posted 11/17/2016 08:11 PM

Renewables poised for growth worldwide

(AP) – About 500,000 solar panels are installed each day worldwide. In China, two wind turbines are built every hour. More...

Posted 11/17/2016 08:11 PM

Williams Partners reschedules Atlantic Sunrise project

TULSA, Okla. – Williams Partners L.P. More...

Posted 11/17/2016 08:11 PM

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...

Posted 10/27/2016 06:49 PM

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...

Posted 10/27/2016 06:49 PM

Marcellus Shale Coalition president announced as keynote speaker for annual chamber lunch

Indiana, PA – The Indiana County Chamber of Commerce has announced that David Spigelmyer, president of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, will be the keynote speaker for the 104th annual membership luncheon set for Friday, Dec. More...

Posted 10/27/2016 06:49 PM

DA-COG Natural Gas Cooperative awarded $60K grant

Lewisburg, PA – A $60,000 grant has been awarded to the SEDA-COG Natural Gas Cooperative, Inc. to develop a business plan to support funding and development of natural gas delivery infrastructure in Centre, Clinton, and Mifflin counties. More...

Posted 10/27/2016 06:49 PM

Rex Energy announces closing of Illinois Basin asset sale

STATE COLLEGE, Pa – Rex Energy Corporation announced that it has closed on the previously announced sale of its Illinois Basin assets to Campbell Development Group, LLC.  More...

Posted 9/8/2016 01:39 PM

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...

Posted 5/12/2017 02:18 AM

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China’s coal consumption falls for 3rd year in a row

BEI JING (AP) — China’s consumption of coal fell in 2016 for a third year in a row, official data showed Tuesday, as the world’s top carbon polluter has emerged as a global leader in addressing global warming.  More...

Posted 3/23/2017 05:05 PM

Class action lawsuit against Rex Energy continues

PITTSBURGH ITTSBURGH , Pa – A panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court unanimously overturned a trial court’s refusal to certify a class action brought by landowners against Rex Energy Corporation on January 17, 2017. More...

Posted 3/23/2017 05:05 PM

Statewide solar energy development planning begins with first meeting

Harrisburg, PA – State and local government leaders, consumer advocates, utility and business leaders, academics, solar industry experts, and others interested in solar energy attended the first stakeholders meeting on Pennsylvania solar energy More...

Posted 3/23/2017 05:05 PM

Opportunity to earn contract with SE DA-COG Natural Gas Cooperative

Lewisburg , PA – The SEDA-COG Natural Gas Cooperative Inc. has an exciting opportunity for companies in Pennsylvania and beyond to assist in preparing the cooperative’s business plan and market analysis. More...

Posted 1/12/2017 01:25 PM

Sunoco pipeline gets another court victory in property fight

HARRISBURG, PA (AP) – Pennsylvania’s highest court won’t hear an appeal by three central Pennsylvania families trying to prevent an energy company from taking their property for its natural gas pipeline across southern Pennsylvania. More...

Posted 1/12/2017 01:25 PM

Duke Energy plans $152M upgrade of Ohio River power station

FLORENCE, Ind. More...

Posted 1/12/2017 01:25 PM

Norwegian-based company wins NY offshore wind auction

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A Norwegian- based energy company is the provisional winner of an auction to develop a massive wind project between New York and New Jersey.  More...

Posted 1/12/2017 01:25 PM

Anadarko sells north-central Pennsylvania assets

HOUSTON, Texas – Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has agreed to sell a number of shale gas assets to Alta Marcellus Development, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Houston-based Alta Resources Development, LLC, for approximately $1.24 billion.&nbs More...

Posted 1/12/2017 01:25 PM

Energy Transfer Partners enters private placement agreement of $568 million with Energy Transfer Equity

DALLAS,Texas (AP) – Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. has entered into a definitive agreement with Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. in connection with a private placement of common units representing limited partner interests in ETP. More...

Posted 1/12/2017 01:25 PM

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Two off-grid solar systems deployed using new battery technology

NEW CASTLE, PA – Two remote solar powered off-grid applications are being deployed into the field with Mountain View Solar in Berkely Spring, W.Va. More...

Posted 12/15/2016 01:07 PM

Legislators consider pipeline safety procedures and gaps

Harrisburg, PA (AP) – Pennsylvania legislators heard assurances from pipeline companies and fears from residents of communities in the path of new pipelines during a hearing in Harrisburg on Wednesday about the safety of infrastructure carrying natur More...

Posted 12/15/2016 01:07 PM

FirstEnergy announces new plans for sustainable management of Bruce Mansfield Plant’s coal combustion residuals

AKRON, Ohio (AP) – FirstEnergy Corp. announced its Bruce Mansfield Plant in Shippingport, Pa. will ship coal combustion residuals (CCRs) for reclamation of a site owned by the Marshall County Coal Company in Moundsville, W.Va. More...

Posted 12/15/2016 01:07 PM

Court defines Pa. utility regulators’ “narrow” authority on alternative energy

(AP) – The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission might have narrower authority to regulate some facets of alternative energy generation than the agency has asserted, according to a recent decision by a state appellate court.  More...

Posted 11/17/2016 08:11 PM

Doctors group calls for moratorium on fracking in Pennsylvania

(AP) – The state’s largest association of doctors has called for a moratorium on new shale gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing, and is urging the state to establish an independent health registry and initiate a study on its impacts on p More...

Posted 11/17/2016 08:11 PM

Appeals court denies request to halt drilling in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. More...

Posted 11/17/2016 08:11 PM

State senators file motion in drilling case

HARRISBURG, PA (AP) – Three senators are intervening in a lawsuit to end a gas-drilling moratorium in the Delaware River Basin on grounds it usurps a state Marcellus Shale drilling law.  More...

Posted 11/17/2016 08:11 PM

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...

Posted 10/27/2016 06:49 PM

MPUC provides extra time for proposals for LNG storage

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Public Utilities Commission is extending its deadline for proposals for a liquefied natural gas storage tank. More...

Posted 10/27/2016 06:49 PM

Carbon Natural Gas Company announces acquisition of West Virginia natural gas assets

DENVER (BUSINESS WIRE) – Carbon Natural Gas Company announced the acquisition of producing natural gas wells and natural gas gathering facilities assets located in the Company’s Appalachian Basin operating area. More...

Posted 10/27/2016 06:49 PM

NuBlu Energy building natural gas plant in Port Allen

PORT ALL EN, La (AP) — NuBlu Energy has started construction on a natural gas liquefaction plant in Port Allen. More...

Posted 10/27/2016 06:49 PM

US to require safety valves on more gas lines

BILLINGS, Mont. More...

Posted 10/27/2016 06:49 PM

Firm wants to turn sewage sludge in Pennsylvania into fuel

Pittsburgh, PA (AP) – Casella Organics has told Pennsylvania regulators that it wants to dry sewage sludge into pellets and bring them into Pennsylvania to be used as fuel at coal-fired power plants. More...

Posted 9/8/2016 01:39 PM

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