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Calendar of Marcellus/Utica Events for Apr 24 – Jul 23

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 May…

Anti-Fracking Activists ‘March on Science’; EID Compiles Peer-Reviewed Research on Fracking and Health

With anti-fossil fuel activists across the country set to celebrate Earth Day by “marching for science,” Energy In Depth released a new compendium and a new health microsite highlighting peer-reviewed research and studies by government agencies examining the health impacts of fracking. Sponsors and partners of the march include anti-fracking groups, such as 350.org, Center for…

Andrew Cuomo Issues Boldfaced Challenge to FERC

Daniel B. Markind, Esq. Weir and Partners, LLP   Andrew Cuomo has directly challenged FERC and is likely to lose on the legal front but, politically, he is aiming to have his cake and eat it, too. He may. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo doubled down on his anti-pipeline stance when his Department of Environmental…

Calendar of Marcellus/Utica Events for Apr 17 – Jul 16

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 Jul…

Voice Support for Atlantic Sunrise @ PA DEP Event Apr 19

For months MDN has encouraged its readers to get behind and support Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline project–a $3 billion, 198-mile pipeline project running through 10 Pennsylvania counties to connect Marcellus Shale natural gas from northeastern PA with the Williams’ Transco pipeline in southern Lancaster County. In February the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) gave its…

UTOPIA East Pipe Re-Routes Around OH Antis, Drops Eminent Domain

In January 2016, Kinder Morgan committed to building the UTOPIA (Utica To Ontario Pipeline Access) pipeline, a 12-inch ethane pipeline that will run ~240 miles across the state of Ohio where it will connect with another pipeline and (eventually) flow ethane all the way to a cracker plant in Canada (see Kinder Morgan Ready to…

Delco School “Extraordinarily Satisfied” with ME2 Pipeline Safety

School officials at a school district in Delaware County, PA (Philadelphia suburb) were, understandably, concerned about plans that would bring the Mariner East 2 pipeline “near” the school. What happens if, in the extremely unlikely event, the pipeline leaks? Or explodes? What kind of measure are in place to protect the kiddies? Sunoco Logistics personnel…

Calendar of Marcellus/Utica Events for Apr 10 – Jul 9

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! Ohio Apr 20…

IMG Midstream Does Enviro Friendly Tiny Power Plants

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  IMG Midstream plans to build 25 tiny Marcellus powered electric plants which will provide electricity for Washington, D.C., and 13 states including PA. MDN first told you about IMG Midstream in August 2014. At the time, IMG was proposing to build seven “tiny” natural gas-fired electric…

Speculative Testimony Doesn’t Cut It in Dimock Case

Daniel B. Markind, Esq. Weir and Partners, LLP   Judge in Dimock case orders new trial; plaintiff’s evidence was based on speculative testimony and unable to support the conclusion of the jury. Last week, Judge Martin Carlson of the Middle District of Pennsylvania kicked asunder one of the pillars of the “Fracking Is Evil” movement…

Are Atlantic Sunrise Opponents Just Bullies?

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.   The reaction of Atlantic Sunrise opponents to a simple move by Conestoga Township to enforce its ordinances illustrates they’re really just bullies at heart. There was an interesting little dust-up in Consetoga Township, Lancaster County, last month over the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project. What makes it interesting is…

Overraction by Antis to Unfelt Earthquake in Monroe County, OH

Early Sunday morning there was a low-level earthquake in Monroe County, OH–that literally nobody felt–but was picked up on seismic monitors by the U.S. Geological Survey. There was, according to the Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources (ODNR) one fracking operation “near” the earthquake that ODNR shut down within an hour after the event–out of an…

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