Daily Archives: September 25, 2017

The Deceitful Foundation of the DAPL Protests

Keep It Grounded In Fact (American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers)    Grounded in Fact helps to dispel the deceitful actions which took place at DAPL protests and lies from anti-pipeline activists that led to a lawsuit. The five claims that make up the foundation of last year’s Dakota Access pipeline protests are falsehoods. Not “that’s just…

PennEast Pipeline’s Sole Compressor Station Approved by PA Town

PennEast Pipeline has just achieved yet another milestone on its way to getting built. At a meeting last Thursday, the Board of Supervisors for Kidder Township (Carbon County, PA) voted 5-0 in favor of issuing a permit to PennEast to site the one-and-only compressor station the 120-mile pipeline will need. Proving yet again that most…

Twin Eagle Sand Enters Marcellus/Utica with WV Transload Facility

Twin Eagle Resource Management, headquartered in Houston, TX, bills itself as a provider of wholesale energy and midstream services throughout North America. Twin Eagle also serves the upstream (drilling market) via a number of transloading facilities to ship and store frac sand. Currently Twin has five facilities, serving: Central Eagle Ford (Elmendorf, TX), South Eagle…

Marcellus Industry Keeps a Close Eye On 3 Pending Bills in PA

The Marcellus industry is closely watching three pieces of legislation sitting in the Pennsylvania legislature, bills that the industry fervently hopes do not pass. One of the bills is House Bill (HB) 557, introduced by Rep. Garth Everett, which would amend/fix the Oil and Gas Lease Act to ensure landowners get a minimum royalty of…

CORNballs, Sierra Club Continue to Fight NEXUS Pipeline in Court

NEXUS Pipeline, a $2 billion, 255-mile interstate pipeline that will run from Ohio through Michigan and eventually to the Dawn Hub in Ontario, Canada, is about ready to begin construction–any time. NEXUS got final approval for the project from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in August, the first major pipeline to get approved following…

MAX Enviro Not Walking Away from M-U, Wants to Expand PA Landfill

MAX Environmental has operated the Bulger hazardous waste landfill in Smith Township (Washington County), PA since 1958. One of the primary customers for the landfill over the past 10 years has been the Marcellus industry–dumping drill cuttings (leftover dirt and rock from drilling) at the landfill. Earlier this year, MAX sold itself to Altus Capital…

PA House Member Intros Resolution to Stop DRBC Frack Ban Effort

Pennsylvania House of Representatives member Jonathan Fritz, Republican from Wayne County, PA, is one of the rising stars in the PA House. MDN editor Jim Willis has met and spoken with Rep. Fritz twice. Great guy. Conservative. Head screwed on straight. Fritz serves areas of both Wayne and Susquehanna counties in the northeastern corner of…

Calendar of Marcellus/Utica Events for Sep 25 – Dec 24

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 Sep 26 | Fenton…

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Mon, Sep 25, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: Range Resources revamps Washington County park; oil and gas drilling continue in OH Utica; renewables displacing natgas in West Coast, at a very high cost; appeals court sidesteps decision on federal fracking regs; why U.S. natgas prices…

Natural Gas Locomotives Powering More and More Trains

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.   Natural gas locomotives, only on the horizon a few years ago are now a reality, with lowered costs and lower emissions, albeit without the smell of diesel. My posts on that natural gas powered farm tractors and boats and an earlier one on planes created quite a bit of interest so I…

Hedge fund pushes EQT to split after Rice deal

Hedge fund D.E. Shaw & Co LP urged EQT Corp. to split into two parts after it closes its $6.7 billion deal to buy Rice Energy Inc. closes. The post Hedge fund pushes EQT to split after Rice deal appeared first on Shale Gas Reporter. Continue Reading: Shale Gas Reporter

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