Archive for September 22nd, 2011

Is Marcellus Shale a Mineral? An Important Question in PA

A court case in Pennsylvania may have a chilling effect on Marcellus gas drilling in the state even before it’s finally decided. This is a bit complicated, so buckle up! And be sure to read this post if you own land in PA.

Is Range Resources for Sale?

An interesting rumor is making the rounds that Range Resources is about to be sold:

New Quinnipiac Poll Shows NY Remains Split on Gas Drilling

Another week, another public opinion poll in New York about whether or not residents support Marcellus Shale drilling. This one is a regular poll done by Quinnipiac University and has trending details, showing previous vs current opinion. Bottom line from this poll: Residents remain split about evenly about whether or not drilling should be allowed, […]

Forest Hills, PA May Adopt Fracking Ban

Forest Hills, PA Council members are supporting a ban on Marcellus gas drilling within their borders. Forest Hills is a small borough in Allegheny County, PA with a population of 6,500. A petition with 275 signatures requesting a ban was delivered to Council members and apparently 4 percent of residents is close enough to a […]

EQT Starts Construction on New Pipeline in WV/PA

EQT has received federal approval to construct a new natural gas pipeline that will reach from West Virginia into Pennsylvania, and will begin construction immediately:

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Thursday, Sep 22, 2011

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading:


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