Daily Archives: September 26, 2017

New IHS Markit Data Finds Permian Could Rival World’s Largest Oil Field

The latest data from energy research firm IHS Markit estimates the Permian Basin holds between 60 and 70 billion barrels of technically recoverable resources. Stretching across West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico, the Permian has seen resurgence in activity thanks to new technologies like hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling. It is these same technologies, the…

Allegheny Comm. College Offers Free Scholarships for Cracker Jobs

Last week MDN told you that Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) is operating a program in process technology that leads to an associate’s degree as preparation for a job at Shell’s $6 billion ethane cracker plant, being built now in Beaver County (see Community College of Beaver County Preps Students for Cracker Jobs). Shell…

Top 10 Drillers in SWPA, by Number of Permits Issued

Every now and again it’s fun to take a look at a “Top 10” list. Here’s one for you. How about a Top 10 List for drillers in southwestern PA, in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Clarion, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington, and Westmoreland counties. This Top 10 list ranks drillers by how many shale well…

Cove Point to Begin LNG Exports in October or November!

Glory hallelujah! Dominion’s Cove Point LNG export facility along the shoreline of Maryland is on the cusp of starting LNG exports. According to one speaker at a Houston conference, Cove Point will begin shipping in November. Another speaker (from analytics firm Genscape) said they believe the facility will actually begin some shipments in October! In…

Shale Boom Foundation on Which WV Manufacturing Will be Built

Brooks McCabe is a former West Virginia state senator and the a current WV Public Service Commissioner. In a recent editorial, McCabe made some pretty bold, even startling, claims. He said that the Marcellus/Utica shale in the state is the “foundation for West Virginia’s new manufacturing economy.” That is, shale drilling is just the tip…

Texas Jury Says Talisman Cheated JV Partner Out of $100M

We came across an interesting press release from a law firm that won an extraordinary settlement for its client against Talisman Energy–a $100 million award. What’s interesting is that the plaintiff that sued Talisman is one of Talisman’s joint venture partners–not landowners. Matrix Petroleum invested in a deal with Talisman as a “non-operating” partner. That…

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Tue, Sep 26, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: Pipeline expansions outpace production forecast, good news for M-U supply; natgas locomotives powering more trains; what a Fed rate hike means for shale; renewables pain offsetting gas export gains; natgas prices trade up, then fall back; Exxon…

Shale Gas News – September 23, 2017

Bill desRosiers External Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas   The Shale Gas News, heard every Saturday at 10 AM on 94.3 FM, 1510 AM and Sundays on YesFM, talked about the Atlantic Sunrise, FERC, Jordan Cove LNG terminal and much more last week. The Shale Gas News has grown to THREE stations! We are now broadcasting…

Rep. Jonathan Fritz Calls Foul on DRBC Frack Ban

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  Rep. Jonathan Fritz, a native of Wayne County, Pennsylvania has called foul on the members of the DRBC and their double-standards when it comes to fracking. Pennsylvania House of Representatives member Jonathan Fritz, Republican from Wayne County, is one of the rising stars in the Pennsylvania…

Battle for the Pipelines – The Agency Strikes Back

Daniel B. Markind, Esq. Weir and Partners, LLP   New York can simply not grow without access to natural gas, nor can most areas. The FERC decision addresses this economic reality while others only posture. With just three months to go, the movie industry is looking at one of its worst years in recent memory. …

Atlantic Sunrise project underway in Pennsylvania

Construction recently started for natural gas compressor facilities in Orange Township, Columbia County, and Clinton Township in Wyoming County. The post Atlantic Sunrise project underway in Pennsylvania appeared first on Shale Gas Reporter. Continue Reading: Shale Gas Reporter

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