Daily Archives: July 3, 2017

Judge Orders “Eco-Terrorists” to Vacate PA Property, Allow Pipe

MDN has extensively covered the story of a family in Huntingdon County, PA radicalized by the Big Green movement into opposing the Mariner East 2 pipeline across their property. The Gerhart family, with the assistance of what Sunoco Logistics Partners calls “eco-terrorists,” have pledged to illegally block construction of the pipeline. So a few weeks…

ME2 Begins Building Pipeline in Lancaster County, PA

Mariner East 2 (ME2), Sunoco Logistics Partner’s 350-mile NGL (natural gas liquids) pipeline that will run from Eastern Ohio to the Marcus Hook refinery near Philadelphia, has begun construction in northern Lancaster County, PA. Currently the work is getting done in the townships of Clay and West Cocalico. Which is great news. Here’s the even…

CONSOL Energy CEO Bends the Ear of Trump Cabinet @ White House

Last week was “Energy Week” at the White House. At a big speech and confab on energy, held at the White House, President Trump delivered a speech highlighting six new initiatives that will help American become energy dominant (see President Trump Unveils 6 Energy Initiatives, Half Involve NatGas). One of the invited guests from industry…

Mich. Official Says She’ll Stand in Front of Dozer to Stop Rover

A liberal Democrat County from the Washtenaw County, Mich. Board of Commissioners, someone who obviously ignores the rule of law, has pledged to break the law in her misguided attempt to stop Energy Transfer’s Rover Pipeline project from coming through her county. Lib Dems often like to pick and choose which laws they will obey…

Marcellus Gas Now Powers Mohegan Sun Casino in the Poconos

The Mohegan Sun Pocono casino, located near Wilkes-Barre, PA, is now powered by Marcellus Shale gas. On June 20 casino officials along with utility giant UGI and local/state politicians gathered to unveil an all-new co-generation energy plant at the casino. The plant uses Marcellus Shale gas to create electricity. The resulting heat is also trapped…

Velocys Leaving Shale Gas GTL Behind, Moving to Biomass BTL

We’ve written a fair bit about Velocys, a UK-based gas-to-liquids (GTL) company, over the past several years (see our stories here). Velocys previously purchased a GTL project planned for Ashtabula, OH, receiving all necessary permits to begin construction, but then put the project on indefinite hold in August 2016 (see Ashtabula, OH GTL Plant on…

Utica Super Lateral Wells Now Catching on in Other Plays

What is a “super lateral” as opposed to a “long lateral” when it comes to shale drilling? And who is drilling these really long wells? That’s the topic of a recent post by energy expert Richard Zeits on the Seeking Alpha investors website. We’ll give you our definition. But first, some brief background. When you…

Big Chemical Continues to Lobby Trump Admin to Limit LNG Exports

Although we understand self-interest and wanting to protect one’s profit margin, we continue to be distressed that some of the biggest chemical companies in the world (meaning in the U.S.) are still actively trying to block approvals for more LNG export facilities. Why? They want the natural gas they buy (in very large quantities) to…

Calendar of Marcellus/Utica Events for Jul 3 – Oct 2

Events related (or of interest) to the Marcellus and Utica Shale, primarily pro-drilling events. To have your event included (or if you are aware of a worthy event you believe should be on this page), please send the details and/or a link to have it included to the calendar@marcellusdrilling.com email address. Thank you! New York Jul 12-13 | IOGA-NY 2017 Annual…

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Mon, Jul 3, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: Gas drilling inches in Tioga County, PA back as prices rise; national rig streak ends, down by 1 last week; natgas and electric grid reliability; so-called clean energy’s dirty little secret; Senators intro bipartisan energy bill; gas…

Shale Gas News – July 1, 2017

Bill desRosiers External Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas   The Shale Gas News, heard every Saturday at 10 AM on 94.3 FM and 1510 AM, talked about offshore drilling, energy dominance, exports and much more last week. Every Saturday Rusty Fender and I host a morning radio show to discuss all things natural gas. This…

New England Sleeps As Gentry Class Fractivists Steal It Blind

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  New England is facing a bleak energy future according to its electric grid operator. Gentry class fractivists are stealing it blind as they kill pipelines. Last December, Spectra Energy pushed the pause button on their Access Northeast Pipeline project, a roughly $3 billion project in New…

Oil prices hit 7-month low

With the international benchmark for crude oil dipping below $46 a barrel, oil prices have hit a seven-month low. The post Oil prices hit 7-month low appeared first on Shale Gas Reporter. Continue Reading: Shale Gas Reporter

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