Archive for June 14th, 2010

Gas Well Blowout in Clearfield County, PA Causes “Modest” Environmental Damage

What do we know about the gas well blowout that occurred on June 3rd? EOG Resources had almost completed drilling and fracking a gas well in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania when a blowout (too much pressure too fast) occurred. Here is the chronology of events: The month long drilling operation [in Clearfield County] ended on March […]

Dominion Signs Deal to Transport CONSOL Marcellus Shale Gas for Next 15 Years

From a Dominion press release issued today: Dominion today announced that its natural gas transmission and storage subsidiary, Dominion Transmission, has reached a 15-year agreement with the gas subsidiary of CONSOL Energy Inc. for firm transportation of CONSOL’s Marcellus shale natural gas production. The project, capable of transporting 200,000 dekatherms per day, will move supplies […]

Delaware River Basin Commission Bans Exploratory Drilling in Marcellus Shale in the Watershed

Once again the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) is overreaching. There is no doubt the commission is packed with people opposed to shale gas drilling, and they have no regard for private property owners or their property rights. Under the guise of “protecting the water supply,” a single person—the director of the DRBC—has now banned […]


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