Daily Archives: July 24, 2017

Atlantic Sunrise Pipe Rally: ‘Time Kick Politicians in the Ass’

Last Thursday some 450-500 supporters, oil and gas industry workers and politicians gathered at the Shadowbrook Golf Course in Wyoming County, PA to express support for Williams’ $3 billion, 198-mile Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline project, most of which will get built in northeast Pennsylvania. The event was organized and sponsored by Cabot Oil & Gas, one…

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Gets Favorable Final EIS from FERC

Last Friday the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a favorable final environmental impact statement (EIS) for Dominion’s $5 billion, 594-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP)–a natural gas pipeline that will stretch from West Virginia through Virginia and into North Carolina. The final EIS found that although some of the proposed pipeline will create adverse environmental conditions,…

PA DEP Fines Mariner East 2 $87,600 for Single Violation, More Coming?

Apparently under pressure from environmentalist wackos, last Friday the Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued a statement that says, in essence, we’re on the back of Sunoco Logistics over problems with construction the Mariner East 2 Pipeline. Gov. Wolf and DEP Secretary McDonnell both felt it necessary to voice their “concerns” over some of…

Rover, OH Landowners Head to Court re Pumping Water from Trenches

In May MDN brought you the news that the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) was going after Rover Pipeline for failing to properly plan storm water management which resulted in heavy storm water runoff into farmers’ fields where Rover is digging trenches (see OEPA & Rover at Odds Over Storm Water Runoff, “Fine” Now $714K)….

Utica Production in Washington County, OH Tumbles, PDC Pulls Out

Washington County, OH, along the southeastern tip of active Utica drilling, has never been known as a hotbed of Utica drilling. However, there is at least some drilling in the county. In 2016 and the first quarter of 2017 there were eight (8) active Utica wells producing hydrocarbons–gas and oil and NGLs. Those eight wells…

CORNballs Accuse FERC of Illegally Approving NEXUS Pipeline in OH

The CORNballs of Ohio continue to try and shut down the $2 billion, 255-mile NEXUS interstate natural gas pipeline that will run from Ohio through Michigan and eventually to the Dawn Hub in Ontario, Canada. CORN stands for Coalition to Reroute NEXUS. CORNballs is what we affectionately call the group–as a way of pointing out…

Clean Air Council’s Strange War Against Mariner East Pipeline

The “most serious remaining legal challenge” to Sunoco Logistics’ Mariner East 2 Pipeline project is a challenge by the odious Big Green group, the Clean Air Council, based in Philadelphia. CAC claims in a court case in Common Pleas Court in Philly that ME2 violates the federal and state constitutions. The case takes up constitutional…

Monroe County, OH Leads the Way Out of Industry Downturn

Last week the Monroe County, OH Chamber of Commerce and other organizations held an information forum to highlight what’s coming down the pike in the way of drilling and pipeline work for the county. Monroe is one of the leading Utica Shale counties in Ohio. According to Mike Chadsey, director of public relations for the…

Calendar of Marcellus/Utica Events for Jul 24 – Oct 23

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! Please Login to view this content. (Not a member? Join…

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Mon, Jul 24, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: Northeast gas output pressures prices; update of southeast power market pipeline projects; American-made pipeline plan heads to Trump’s desk; natgas vs nuclear subsidies; Boone Pickens in poor health; jobs coming back in the oilfield after years of…

Electric Vehicles Not Sustainable Without Taxpayer Subsidies

Paul Driessen Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow   Electric Vehicles, along with wind and solar, require huge government subsidies to make them affordable, but they are still not sustainable. Is this to be our future? Anarchy and riots – with mindless, incoherent radicals raging south of Bismarck, North Dakota, where thousands of “peaceful protesters” are…

Shale Gas News – July 22, 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 the natural gas supply, fracking permits, Mark Zuckerberg and much more last week. Every Saturday Rusty Fender and I host a morning radio show to discuss all things…

Shale Opposition Recedes As News Hounds Do Nothing

Nick Grealy Administrator of NoHotAir/ReImagineGas Blog …. …. Shale opposition recedes into irrelevancy as the antics of fractivists get less and less attention; so much less the news hounds hardly even notice anymore. Elsewhere on the No Hot Air / Reimagine Gas site is a Top Ten Shale Gas Myths that has been up for so long some…

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