Tagged Construction

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…

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…

MarkWest’s Washington, PA Processing Plant Plans Reactivated

In October 2016, MDN reported that electric company FirstEnergy had begun construction of a new electric substation in Washington County, PA to provide electricity to “support two natural gas processing facilities being developed in the area” (see Work Begins on $40M Electric Substation in W PA to Help Marcellus). At the time we speculated that…

Local Lancaster Businesses Ready to Profit from Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline

When (not if) the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline begins construction this summer in Lancaster County, PA, area businesses plan to take advantage of the economic boon that will arrive along with some 250 workers who will build it. Atlantic Sunrise is a $3 billion, 198-mile pipeline project running through 10 Pennsylvania counties to connect Marcellus Shale…

Shell Lines Up 3K+ Parking Spaces for Cracker Construction Workers

Believe it or not, Shell previously hired a third-party consultant to perform a traffic study in the area where Shell plans to build a $6 billion ethane cracker in Beaver County, PA. Based on the findings and recommendations of that study, Shell has begun to secure parking spots for construction workers that will descend on…

New York’s Energy Double Standards: When Home Rule Is Out

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.     New York’s energy double standards are on full display right now with a wind project off Lake Ontario. It’s home rule again but the rules have changed. Back in December I wrote a post here about Andrew Corruptocrat Cuomo’s ridiculous plan to impose a poorly conceived renewable…

Pennsylvanians Benefit from Record Natural Gas Production

Pennsylvania held its spot as the nation’s second largest natural gas producing state, with a record 5.1 Tcf of clean-burning natural gas produced in the Commonwealth last year, according to the state Department of Environmental Protection’s 2016 Annual Oil & Gas Report. The agency’s report issued this week also shows that as production continues to…

Heinz Endowments Attack on Shale Rebuffed by Court

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.     The Heinz Endowments has led the attack of the gentry class on economic opportunity in Pennsylvania but was rebuffed by a recent Commonwealth Court decision. Good news! The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court slapped down the Heinz Endowments in a decision released yesterday. No, the Heinz Endowments isn’t mentioned…

Coos County Refuses to Coo for Fractivists

Daniel B. Markind, Esq. Weir and Partners, LLP   Coos County voters do not back down to fractivists and reject a measure to ban to construction of the Jordan Cove LNG Export Terminal. Following what generally was a quiet two weeks for shale news, a major decision came a sparsely populated area of the West Coast…

Mountaineer NGL Storage Facility in OH Under Construction

We spotted a story that makes reference to an ethane storage facility currently under construction in Monroe County, OH. That got our attention. The story said that Energy Storage Ventures has plans to begin storing ethane in the underground facility by the end of 2018. Who’s Energy Storage Ventures? We went looking and discovered it’s…

Pipelines Are Simply the Safest Way to Move Energy

Robert Bradley, Jr. Founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy Research. … …   Robert Bradley contrasts the safety of pipelines – the safest way to move energy – with the myths perpetuated by anti-growth opponents of energy development. Our associates from the Institute for Energy Research, who shared this guest post, recently published in Forbes, with us….

Second Natural Gas Plant on Way to Lackawanna County

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  Archbald Energy Partners, LLC is one step closer to building a second natural gas plant just off the Casey Highway with DEP issued air quality permit in hand. The largest (so far) Marcellus Shale-gas fired electric plant in Pennsylvania is currently under construction in Lackawanna County,…

DEP Grants Air Permit for 2nd Gas-Fired Elec Plant Near Scranton

The largest (so far) Marcellus Shale-gas fired electric plant in Pennsylvania is currently under construction in Lackawanna County, PA (near Scranton). The Lackawanna Energy Center, being built in Jessup by Invenergy, will produce 1,480 megawatts of electricity. However, there is a second, smaller Marcellus-fired electric plant also in the works. Last October, MDN brought you…

© 2014 RenewaNews