Tagged Range Resources

Washington County Rakes in Marcellus Impact Fees

Tom Shepstone Natural Gas NOW … …  Washington County, Pennsylvania has raked in some $32 million in Marcellus Shale Impact Fees; whoever said Pennsylvania has no severance tax is just wrong. The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) reported its annual impact fee distribution this month, and Washington County topped the list of recipients with more…

Shale Gas News – June 24, 2017

Bill desRosiers External Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas   The Shale Gas News, heard every Saturday at 10 AM on 94.3 FM and 1510 AM, talked about top producers, oil prices, longest Marcellus well and much more last week. Every Saturday Rusty Fender and I host a morning radio show to discuss all things natural…

Range Resources sets record lateral length in Pa.

Range Resources recently set a record for the longest laterals in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio. The post Range Resources sets record lateral length in Pa. appeared first on Shale Gas Reporter. Continue Reading: Shale Gas Reporter

Range Resources Drills Longest Marcellus Well Ever in Washington Co.

While it’s not as long as the longest Utica well in the world drilled by Eclipse Resources (19,500 feet long, see today’s lead story), Range Resources is tooting its own horn about drilling the longest Marcellus well–a huge 15,000 feet long horizontally. Range is the company that drilled the very first horizontal Marcellus Shale well,…

Range Resources: Long Laterals, Less Disruption, More Gas

Tom Shepstone Natural Gas NOW … …  Something spectacular is happening in Washington County, Pennsylvania as Range Resources is doing 3-mile laterals with huge benefits for everyone involved. Range Resources just sponsored an article in the Washington, Pennsylvania Observer-Reporter talking about the pioneering work of the company in extending laterals out to nearly three miles. The…

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,…

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