Tagged Methane

DEP GP-5 & 5A Regs – Imminent Threat to PA Marcellus Drilling

In December 2016, the Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP) unveiled new regulations to clamp down on methane emissions and other other air pollution that allegedly comes from shale drilling sites (see PA DEP Releases New Regs re Methane & Air Pollution at Drill Sites). The onerous new regulations, not in effect yet, were originally…

Cuomo Tries to Finish Killing NY NatGas with New Methane Rules

It’s so enormously frustrating to live in The Empire State–New York. Which is where MDN is produced. Our illustrious governor, Andrew Cuomo, has drunken deeply from the man-made global warming Kool Aid fountain. Cuomo, a radically left Democrat, may or may not actually believe in man-made global warming. Makes no difference. He, like other lib…

The 11th Hour Connection: The Dark Side of Fractivism

Tom Shepstone Natural Gas NOW … …  An Energy In Depth expose reveals the 11th Hour connection; how special interests on the dark side manipulate things behind the scene to get their way. My friend Steve Everley over at Energy In Depth has written another of his classic expose pieces where he dissects and explains how…

Study Finds Fugitive Methane from O&G 97% Less than EPA Estimates

The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), under the Obama/McCarthy reign of terror, far overstepped its charter by seizing power that doesn’t belong to it. Last May the EPA issued new methane rules in a back-door way to try and regulate the oil and gas industry (see EPA Does it Again: Tries to Destroy O&G with…

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Tue, May 9, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: Update on Marcellus/Utia pipeline takeaway projects; rig count declines in PA, WV last week; NYS energy policy – nukes yes, pipelines no; RINO Sen. Portman on the fence re Obama methane rule; signs of drilling industry coming…

New EPA Study Indicates Agency Is Greatly Exaggerating Methane Emissions

A new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) study released last week indicates the agency may be greatly exaggerating oil and natural gas system methane emissions. By using a combination of extractive air sampling and remote optical gas imaging (OGI) tools to analyze 80 pneumatic control systems across eight well pads, the study found oil and…

The Senate Needs to Restore Reason on Methane Emissions

Thomas J. Pyle President of the American Energy Alliance … …   Thomas J. Pyle explains why the regulation of methane emissions on Federal lands are over the top and need to be rescinded to restore any sense of reason. Our friends at the Institute for Energy Research shared this guest post with us, which was recently published in Morning…

EPA delays methane emissions compliance date

The EPA released a statement that it would delay the regulation’s June 3 compliance date by 90 days. The post EPA delays methane emissions compliance date appeared first on Shale Gas Reporter. Continue Reading: Shale Gas Reporter

Modern Life Is Impossible Without Fracking

Nick Grealy Administrator of NoHotAir/ReImagineGas Blog …. …. The following is a condensed version of a post by Nick Grealy originally published at MyGridGB. Nick tells us why modern life is impossible without fracking. Due to common failures of the gas industry and journalists who too often seek slogans instead of solutions there is still a widely…

Cheated and Deprived by Cuomo, JLCNY Asks Trump to Intervene

Dan Fitzsimmons President, Joint Landowners Coalition of New York, Inc. …. ….   The JLCNY asks President Trump to intervene on projects already federally approved and not let Cuomo deprive Upstate New York for his own political gain. Dear Mr. President, Congratulations on your victory. We are confident that your presidency will restore common sense to…

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