Daily Archives: September 20, 2017

FERC Hailed for NY DEC Overturn as Other Pipelines Seek Relief

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  FERC delivered a blow to the NY DEC by overturning their Millennium Pipeline denial; the Constitution and Northern Access pipelines will now seek similar relief. Yesterday we told you history has been made, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has broken the back of the New York…

3 Pipelines About to Change Marcellus/Utica, Spur More Drilling

Every now and again it’s helpful to step back and look at the big picture, in particular with respect to major pipeline projects. These projects have a deep and profound affect on drilling. In fact, the addition of just three pipelines in our region (currently under construction) will fundamentally change the price of gas in…

PA Dem Senator Calls for “Study” to Address DEP Permit Delays

A Pennsylvania Senator from Wilkes-Barre, John Yudichak (Democrat) has floated a “memoranda” among his Senate colleagues asking them to join him in sponsoring a resolution (copy below) for an “independent performance review” of the state Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP) and its shale permitting program. Since Tom Wolf assumed office as governor of Pennsylvania in…

Atlantic Sunrise Gets Ready to Cross 5 Towns in Lebanon County, PA

As MDN reported yesterday, construction work on two compressor stations part of the Williams $3 billion Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline project began last Friday, the same day the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) gave the project permission to begin construction (see Williams Breaks Ground on Atlantic Sunrise Pipe, Ahead of Schedule). Next up will be digging…

Congress Needs to Fix State Vetoes of Federal Pipeline Projects

As we have reported, history was made last Friday when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) overruled the New York Dept. of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) denial of a water permit for Millennium Pipeline’s tiny 7.8 mile pipeline spur from the main Millennium Pipeline to a natural gas power plant under construction in Orange County, NY…

Select Energy, Rockwater Energy Merger Delayed 2 Months

Rockwater Energy Solutions is a “leading provider of comprehensive water management solutions to the North American unconventional oil and gas industry” and the only company that provides complementary chemistry products and expertise in connection with its water solutions. Rockwater operates in the Marcellus/Utica region, among other shale plays. Select Energy Services is a billion dollar…

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Wed, Sep 20, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: Dump WV personal property tax on businesses to lure more gas power plants; PA Senate Repubs don’t like House budget, want a severance tax; OH first responders say o&g companies do good job with information; Haynesville Shale…

Help Us Repel the Fractivist Invaders and Support NG Advantage!

Victor Furman Upstate New York Landowner Shale Gas Activist …. ….   Vic Furman makes an impassioned plea for support of the NG Advantage natural gas transfer facility in the Town of Fenton. Help repel the fractivist invaders! The Town of Fenton, New York Planning Board will need to see our pro-gas support on Tuesday, September…

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