Tagged Range Resources

Thai Company Banpu Invests in Another 34 Marcellus Wells in NEPA

One year ago, Banpu Pcl, Thailand’s largest coal producer, invested $112 million to purchase Range Resources’ Marcellus non-operated JV operations in Bradford County, PA (see Thai Company Buys Out Range Resources’ JV in NEPA for $112M). The “Chaffee Corners Joint Exploration Agreement” gave Banpu an ownership share in 62 producing wells and another 14 wells…

Range Resources turns first quarter profit

For the first time in two years, Range Resources Corp. reported its first quarter of profit. The post Range Resources turns first quarter profit appeared first on Shale Gas Reporter. Continue Reading: Shale Gas Reporter

PA Supreme Court Rejects Range Resources Well Contamination Case

For years we’ve followed the story of Range Resources and their (former) wastewater impoundments in Washington County, PA. The PA Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP) fined Range a whopping $4.15 million for violations in September 2014 (see PA DEP Fines Range Resources $4.15M for Wastewater Impoundments). Some of the nearby neighbors claimed that Range’s leaky…

Final Justice: Junkyard Plaintiff Loren Kiskadden Case Is Over

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.   Finally, at long last, the Loren Kiskadden case is over. The junkyard plaintiff used by fractivist special interests to make headlines for years lost bigly. Loren Kiskadden, the junkyard plaintiff from Southwestern Pennsylvania, the serial litigator used by some trial lawyers and the fractivist special interests as a poster child for…

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Mon, May 1, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: Mariner East 2 constructions begins in Cumberland County, PA; Atlantic Sunrise Pipe pays grants for pool upgrades, fire equipment; Cecil Twp holding public hearing on Range Resources well pad plan; one year after pipeline explosion in Salem…

Range Resources 1Q17: Production Soars 40%, 1st Profit in 2 Yrs

Range Resources, one of the most prolific producers in southwestern Pennsylvania, reported its first quarter of profit in two years. Range swung from a loss of $94 million in 1Q16 to a profit of $170 million in 1Q17. After two years of cutting its capital expenditure spending, Range is once again increasing capex. This year,…

Range Resources’ PR Chief Matt Pitzarella Jumps Ship to Law Firm

Here’s a bit of personnel news that caught us by surprise. Back in January Matt Pitzarella, director of corporate communications and public affairs for Range Resources, announced he was leaving Range. Matt has been a fixture in the Marcellus universe since we started writing the MDN website in 2009. Range, as you may or may…

Gas Drilling In Chartiers Twp. Creating Unbearable Noise Pollution

CHARTIERS TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A Washington County community says the noise created by nearby drilling is destroying their quality of life, even keeping some of them up at night.
“Myself and my fellow neighbor’s receive nothing but the burden,” neighbor Stephen Plonski said.
Plonski is talking about the humming sound that comes from a well pad operated by Range Resources. The Moritz site is currently in its fracking stage and Plonski says it makes it hard to sleep at night.
“The noise is noticeable, it’s constant, it’s akin to having freight trains running past your home 24/7,” Plonski said.
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