Archive for December 12th, 2011

Surprise Announcement of Ethane Cracker Plant in WV

In a surprise move, two West Virginians have announced their intention to build an ethane cracker plant in the state. Former state Supreme Court Justice Richard Neely and Ryan Cunningham, owner of Charleston-based Cunningham Energy have formed a partnership with a few others and will try to get the necessary permits and financing to build […]

PA Town Supervisors Still Not Happy with Proposed Legislation

The Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS) originally opposed PA House Bill 1950 and Senate Bill 1100, the two primary bills before the General Assembly that deal with the issue of natural gas development that are now very close to reconciliation and a signature from Gov. Tom Corbett. PSATS’ primary objection is that the […]

Bradford Drilling Sues Partner Norse Energy for No Drilling

Norse Energy Corp, the U.S. subsidiary of the Norwegian energy company, owns leases for 180,000 net acres in New York State, 130,000 of those acres being in the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays. Norse bet the farm on New York allowing shale gas drilling long before now, and they lost (NY is still months, if […]

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Monday, Dec 12, 2011

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


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