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Why We Need the Atlantic Sunrise (and Other Pipelines)

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.     The data supporting the need for the Atlantic Sunrise and other Northeast pipelines is  compelling and easy to find, so why aren’t we constructing them now? Sometimes a thing is so obvious, so close, our eyes and mind focus on what is beyond without seeing it all. I remember…

New York Quietly Adjusts to Renewables Economic Reality

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.     Quietly – very quietly – New York State is adjusting its policies to recognize renewables economic reality, which will ultimately result in more gas use. One of our diligent readers sent me a link a while back that I just got around to investigating in more depth. I…

Delaware Riverkeeper Earning Title As the Biggest Loser

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  There are few organizations more litigious or nasty than the Delaware Riverkeeper. It’s earning a reputation as the “biggest loser” with the Federal Courts. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit slapped down THE Delaware Riverkeeper in yet another crushing defeat for…

Hilcorp Files for Permits to Drill 3 Wells in Columbiana County, OH

Hilcorp has woken up and come alive in the Ohio Utica Shale–for the first time this year. The company recently filed for permits to drill three new Utica wells in Columbiana County. Which is interesting. Hilcorp zigs when everyone zags. Most drilling in the Ohio Utica currently happens in southeastern Ohio–in counties like Belmont, Monroe…

$900M CPV Power Plant in Cambria, PA Gets Ready to Break Ground

It’s taken a few years, but we are now only a few months away from groundbreaking to build a new Marcellus gas-fired power plant in Cambria County, PA. Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) will build the $900 million CPV Fairview Energy Center off Route 271 near Vinco, in rural Jackson Township (see 2 Natgas-Fired Electric Power…

Major Gen. James “Spider” Marks Takes Aim at Lawless PA Protesters

Major General James A. “Spider” Marks is the former Commanding General, U.S. Army Intelligence Center, and was the senior intelligence officer for the 2003 liberation of Iraq. Since retiring from the military, General Marks has led many business ventures in education, energy, and research, and served as the President and CEO of Global Linguist Solutions,…

Radical Antis Ask FERC to Stop ET Construction on Rover Pipeline

Radical environmental groups are seeking to stop the Energy Transfer Rover Pipeline project by using recent violations as leverage. The FreshWater Accountability Project, begun in Ohio after the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District signed agreements to sell water to the shale industry, along with Michigan Residents Against the ET Rover Pipeline, filed a complaint with the…

Radicals Protest Outside PA Senate Hearing on NatGas Benefits

On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Senate Majority Policy Committee and Environmental Resources and Energy Committee held a joint hearing to examine the economic benefits natural gas production has brought the Keystone State. MDN friend David Spigelmyer, president of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, was present and let legislators know that PA has become the #2 natural gas…

Halliburton CEO Dave Lesar Out, President Jeff Miller Promoted

There’s a shakeup at the top of the world’s second largest oilfield services company, Halliburton. Dave Lesar has been Halliburton’s chairman and CEO since 2000 when he replaced Dick Cheney (when Cheney was nominated to become Vice President of the United States). Lesar is retiring effective next week and being replaced by the company’s current…

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Fri, May 26, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: DPS Land Services endows scholarship for WVU; new record for completion time/frac intensity in Eagle Ford; Venture Global LNG brings in more cash for projects; Congress considers laws to counter ‘sue-and-settle’ by Big Green groups; private equity…

Oil and gas generate tax revenue in Columbiana County

From 2010 to 2015, oil and gas activity in Columbiana County generated $1.6 million in property taxes despite an industry slowdown. The post Oil and gas generate tax revenue in Columbiana County appeared first on Shale Gas Reporter. Continue Reading: Shale Gas Reporter

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