Archive for March 10th, 2009

Oil & Gas Industry Issues Statement on Proposed Local Property Tax

Below is a joint press release issued by the Independent Oil & Gas Association of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Oil & Gas Association about the ridiculous legislation proposed by PA Democrats. PITTSBURGH, March 9 — The Independent Oil & Gas Association of Pennsylvania and The Pennsylvania Oil & Gas Association today released the following joint […]

PA Democrats Trying to Tax Natural Gas Still in the Ground

The tax-you-to-death Democrats in Pennsylvania are like big spending Democrats everywhere: They lie about who new taxes will affect, and their appetite to get their hands on YOUR money is insatiable. Case in point from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: HARRISBURG — Natural gas from the vast Marcellus Shale reserve will be taxed under the ground and […]

Cabot Oil & Gas Served with “Notice of Violation” in Dimock, PA

The latest development in the unfolding story of several local water wells contaminated by very deep Devonian natural gas in Dimock, PA, is that the local drilling company, Cabot Oil & Gas, has been served by the PA Department of Environmental Protection with a “Notice of Violation.” What does that mean? According to an article […]

Range Resources Hands Out $1.2M in Royalty Checks in PA

Breaking news, this just in from the Wilkes Barre Times-Leader: A leading company drilling on the Marcellus Shale natural gas formation in Pennsylvania says it handed out nearly $1.2 million in royalty checks last week. Range Resources Corp. spokesman Matt Pitzarella said Monday the distribution is the first significant royalty the company has paid from […]


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