Daily Archives: July 7, 2017

Catholic Nuns Use Radicals to Build Chapel in Path of PA Pipeline

Here’s a story of some Catholic nuns who have forsaken their vow to serve Christ, and instead have taken up a vow to serve radical environmentalism–which is apparently their new religion. A group of nuns in Lancaster County, PA invited the radical group Lancaster Against Pipelines (whose organizer participated in the illegal blockage of the…

Corp Raider Jana Sends Nastygram to EQT Demanding it Split in Two

Earlier this week MDN told you the news that corporate raider Jana Partners, along with the Cohen family (of Atlas Energy fame), are colluding to try and stop the merger/sale of Rice Energy to EQT (see Proxy Fight: Jana Partners, Atlas Tries to Stop EQT/Rice Deal (see Proxy Fight: Jana Partners, Atlas Tries to Stop…

Patterson-UTI Rig Count Hits New High of 160 in June

As we do every month (and have for more than two years), MDN tracks how many rigs oilfield services company Patterson-UTI Energy reports operating–as a proxy for rig count health in general and rig count health in the Marcellus/Utica in particular. Patterson recently bought out and merged in Seventy Seven Energy (see Patterson-UTI Energy Completes…

3 MarkWest Utica “Build-Out” Pipeline Projects Now Up & Running

In February MDN reported that Marathon Petroleum had begun to build a 49-mile condensate pipeline, called HALI–the Harpster to Lima Pipeline (see Marathon Begins to Build New 49-Mile Utica Pipeline in Ohio). The purpose of the project is a pipeline “for efficient and safe delivery of condensate from the Utica Shale to refineries where it…

PA Big Green Groups Attack Mariner East PR Agency – Too Effective

Totally biased, Big Green-backed mouthpiece StateImpact Pennsylvania, funded in part by taxpayers via PBS (a travesty), as well as funded in part by anti-drilling organizations like the Heinz Endowments and the William Penn Foundation (which appear to control StateImpact’s “reporting”), is targeting a PR agency because the agency has the audacity to do good work…

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Fri, Jul 7, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: TETCO NJ pipeline gets FERC approval; Energy Sec Perry visits WV coal plant; Jacksonville LNG plant files for export permit; oil exports fuel TX port boom; super rigs get bigger paychecks in the oil patch; Trump to…

Sister Act Pipeline Stunt Anything But Funny

Tom Shepstone Natural Gas NOW … …  Some nuns from Lancaster County are engaging in a pipeline stunt to register opposition to the Atlantic Sunrise. This sister act is anything but funny. A group of nuns who own and run a continuing care community in Lancaster County are engaged in a bit of a sister act but…

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