Archive for April 5th, 2012

PA Supreme Court to Consider Shale Gas Mineral Rights Case

An update on what could be a very important case for many landowners in Pennsylvania: On Tuesday, April 3, the PA Supreme Court agreed to hear a Susquehanna County case called Butler v Powers estate. The case concerns whether or not natural gas rights are a part of “mineral rights” in old leases where it’s […]

Judge Orders Arbitration in Chesapeake ‘Force Majeure’ Case

U.S. District Judge David N. Hurd ordered that a lease dispute case between a group of landowners in Broome and Tioga counties (New York) and Chesapeake Energy will go to arbitration for about 150 of the landowners. That’s not-so-good news for those landowners who want to keep the case in federal court. But he also […]

Leftist PRWatch Claims Fracking Causes Breast Cancer

Although it’s preferable to ignore (in an effort to retain one’s sanity) the lie machine that purports to warn us of the environmental holocaust hydraulic fracturing will bring, sometimes we have to respond to the truly egregious whoppers that are spun by the far, far kooky left. Like Daily Kos/Bill Maher kooky. One such organization […]

Range Resources to Build Rail Trail in Washington County, PA

Range Resources just gave Washington County, PA a check for $918,000 as a signing bonus which grants them the right to drill horizontally underneath the fairgrounds and health center in Arden. Range is also going to build a 3 1/2 mile rail trail in Cross Creek County Park for walkers, joggers and bikers:

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Thu, Apr 5, 2012

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


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