Daily Archives: September 12, 2017

Oklahoma Geological Survey Director Calls Out Earthquake Misinformation

As misleading headlines claiming fracking is responsible for Oklahoma’s increased seismic activity continue to proliferate, perhaps the most succinct – and accurate – information on the issue was posted recently in the comments section of an obscure column from The Southern Illinoisan. In the column, Southern Illinoisan sports editor and outdoors writer Les Winkeler linked…

PA Issues Final Permit for Atlantic Sunrise, Construction Sept 20

Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline is primed and ready to begin construction after receiving its very last required permit from Pennsylvania–an Air Quality Plan Approval for air emissions related to construction activities in Lancaster County. The PA Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued the Air Quality permit last Friday. You may recall Atlantic Sunrise, a $3 billion,…

DRBC Votes Tomorrow on Permanent Frack Ban Resolution

Turns out the rumors were true. The Delaware River Basin Commission has now been totally corrupted by Big Green groups and plans to vote tomorrow, Sept. 13, on a resolution that begins the process of implementing a permanent ban on fracking in the Delaware River Basin. This is not the end, but the beginning of…

XNG Virtual Pipe Delivering 50 MMcf/d of PA NatGas to NY Pipeline

Iroquois Gas Transmission is not waiting for the Constitution Pipeline to get built–they’ve found a way around it. At least for some of the supply they hopped to get from the Constitution. Iroquois is a 416-mile interstate natural gas pipeline extending from the U.S.-Canadian border at Waddington, NY, through New York State and western Connecticut…

Compression Training Schools in the Marcellus/Utica Region

Looking for a good job in the Marcellus/Utica industry? You may want to consider a job working at a compressor station. You know, those big facilities that sit every 30-40 miles along pipelines to keep the gas flowing through them? According to an article in COMPRESSORtech2 magazine (yes, there’s a magazine devoted to it!), “Indications…

Manhattan Institute Report: Why America Needs More Pipelines

The New York-based Manhattan Institute, a non-profit think tank with a mission “to develop and disseminate new ideas that foster greater economic choice and individual responsibility” recently released a new report titled, “The Energy Bottleneck: Why America Needs More Pipelines” (full copy embedded below). The 16-page report says that while America is enjoying an energy…

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Tue, Sep 12, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: WVU president says WV should be proud of Marcellus/Utica; “massive” OH anti-fracking rallies draw 47 people; WV Sen. Manchin sings the praises of PA cracker plant; if going 100% renewable is so great, why is California doing…

Corruptocrat’s Big Millennium Pipeline Mistake, If It Was One

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  Andrew Cuomo, Gov. Corruptocrat, has New York State DEC under his thumb and may have forced it to make a big mistake on the Millennium Pipeline extension. The New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) issued a refusal, on August 30, to grant a water quality…

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