MDN Weekly Update – Mar 27, 2011

NaturalGasPA.comMDN is pleased to announce that our latest headlines (with links  to the full articles) are now available at the website. You can see MDN’s page on that site here: Our thanks to Art West who created and manages the website. The stated purpose of the site is: “A website dedicated to PA residents and the natural gas industry. We connect businesses, residents and places to the Marcellus gas play!” MDN encourages our readers to check out Art’s excellent site and the many resources available in it.

Below you’ll find the “top 5” lists and this week’s calendar listings.

Happy reading,
Jim Willis, Editor

Five Most Viewed Stories This Week (Mar 20 – Mar 26)

  1. Range Resources Settles Royalty Lawsuit from Landowners for $22 Million (3/23/11)
  2. Motives of Anti-Drilling Groups Exposed in NY Post Editorial (3/24/11)
  3. Maryland Governor Makes Surprise Visit to Allegany County, Shows Interest in Marcellus Drilling Using Alternative Method (3/22/11)
  4. U.S. Government Drags Feet on Issuing Pipeline Permits in PA, 150 Wells Sit Waiting (3/23/11)
  5. List of 78 Chemicals Used in Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid in Pennsylvania (6/30/10)

Five Most Viewed Stories Two Weeks Ago (Mar 13 – Mar 19)

  1. MDN’s New Special Report: Will There Be Marcellus Shale Drilling Near Me? (3/14/11)
  2. PA Court Case Finds in Favor of Landowners, Against Drillers in Lease Extension Case (3/15/11)
  3. List of 78 Chemicals Used in Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid in Pennsylvania (6/30/10)
  4. How Many “Large Ponds” Does it Take to Frac All of the Marcellus Gas Wells Drilled in PA in 2010? Hint: You Can Count it on One Hand (3/17/11)
  5. PA Gov. Corbett’s Budget Chief Explains Why PA Does Not Need a Marcellus Shale Gas Severance Tax(3/16/11)

Five Most Viewed Stories Last 30 Days (Feb 24 – Mar 26)

  1. List of 78 Chemicals Used in Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid in Pennsylvania (6/30/10)
  2. Explosion at Chesapeake Drilling Site in Western PA Injures Three Workers (2/24/11)
  3. New York Times Publishes Hit Piece on Natural Gas Drilling, Quoted Source Responds to the Article (2/28/11)
  4. Number of Permits Issued & Wells Drilled in Select PA Counties, including the County with the Most Wells (2/21/11)
  5. How Much is that Marcellus Shale Well Drilled on Your Property Actually Worth? (3/11/11)

MDN Calendar (Mar 27 – Apr 2)

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