Archive for October 7th, 2009

Pro-drilling Editorial from Corning Leader

Corning Leader (Oct 7): Gas drilling an important opportunity Well, what do you know? A positive editorial from a news outlet (for a change). This one from the Corning Leader says in part: [S]ometime next spring or summer we’ll see the beginning of what could be a drilling bonanza in the Southern Tier. Hundreds of […]

More Work Ahead in New York Before Drilling Begins

Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin (Oct 7): Much more work ahead An editorial in the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin, no doubt written in part by Tom Wilbur, anti-drilling shill for the eco-nut groups. It acknowledges what MDN has already noted: The New York DEC is interested in pushing forward with responsible drilling in New York, eco-nut […]

Wheeling, WV Drilling Vote Delayed

Intelligencer Wheeling News Register (Oct 7): Drill Vote Delayed Wheeling, WV city council members have delayed a vote to allow Chesapeake Appalachia (a subsidiary of Chesapeake Energy) to begin drilling on city-owned land. From the article: Though the Wheeling Park Commission has approved the lease allowing the company to drill on its property at Wheeling […]

Residents: Keep drilling discharge out of the Susquehanna

Wilkes-Barre Times Leader (Oct 7): Residents: Keep drilling discharge out The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) held a public hearing on Tuesday in Tunkhannock, PA on the question of whether to grant a permit to discharge treated water that comes from drilling into the Susquehanna River. Local members of the community turned out to […]

Range Announces Management Additions and Bank Borrowing Base Reaffirmation

Press Release from Range Resources (Oct 7): Range Announces Management Additions and Bank Borrowing Base Reaffirmation FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Range Resources Corporation announced today that it has hired Joseph H. Frantz, Jr. as Vice President of Engineering and K. Scott Roy as Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs for the Marcellus Shale Division […]

Top Rendell aide quits to join gas driller

Philadelphia Inquirer (Oct 7): Top Rendell aide quits to join gas driller An interesting bit of news: A top aide to Gov. Ed Rendell is stepping down to take a job in the drilling industry: K. Scott Roy is stepping down as the $146,000-a-year executive deputy chief of staff to Rendell to become vice president […]


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