2019-03-22

Pennsylvania imposes $1.5M fine on gas pipeline builder

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The builder of a natural gas gathering pipeline system in southwestern Pennsylvania is agreeing to a $1.5 million fine for failing to prevent sedimentation and erosion into streams during construction. The consent agreement between the state Department of Environmental Protection and Rice Midstream Holdings was released in early March. The six-page agreement cites instances going back […]

2019-03-22 E-Edition

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New hire at Providence Engineering

Providence Engineering is excited to announce that Robert R. Desmarais, P.E. has joined the firm as a part-time member of the Quality Assurance/Quality Control Team. As a key member of this team, Bob will help verify that the work products produced by Providence are in accordance with the project scope of work, applicable building codes and the company’s own quality […]

EQT announces appointment of Gary Gould as COO

EQT Corporation announced the appointment of Gary E. Gould as executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective upon the commencement of his employment with EQT in April 2019. Mr. Gould has more than three decades of relevant industry experience, including direct experience in the Marcellus basin. He most recently served as senior vice president, production and resource development at […]

PUC to investigate rate increase request filed by Peoples Natural Gas

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission voted to investigate a proposed rate increase submitted by Peoples Natural Gas Company LLC for natural gas distribution services. The Commission voted 5-0 to suspend the proposed rate increase request for up to seven months from the time the rates would otherwise have become effective, and to assign the case to the PUC’s […]

PUC to investigate rate increase request filed by UGI Utilities

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission voted to investigate a proposed rate increase submitted by UGI Utilities Inc. – Gas Division for natural gas distribution services. The Commission voted 5-0 to suspend the proposed rate increase request for up to seven months from the time the rates would otherwise have become effective, and to assign the case to the […]

Officials tout severance tax

WEST PITTSTON — Flood mitigation projects along the Susquehanna River could be part of Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed Restore Pennsylvania plan, state officials said Thursday. However, that will not happen unless the state legislature approves a severance tax on drilling — the mechanism Wolf proposed to provide revenue for infrastructure projects throughout the state. The severance tax would generate about […]

New Toolkit aims to help consumers understand electric vehicles

ATLANTA /PRNewswire/ — The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative announced the release of its Electric Vehicles Toolkit, a collection of educational resources that energy providers can utilize to educate their customers on the coming wave of electric vehicles. In 2018, electric vehicle sales grew 81 percent over 2017 to reach more than 360,000 EV sales, compared with under 20,000 in total […]

Joint venture to recover lithium

MGX Minerals Inc. and Eureka Resources, LLC have signed a Letter of Intent to form an exclusive joint venture to recover lithium from water produced at non-conventional oil and gas sites across the Marcellus and Utica shale formations in the eastern United States. Deep natural gas reserves located in the Marcellus and Utica shale account for approximately 40 percent of […]