Archive for April 26th, 2012

EPA Region 6 Administrator: Crucify Energy Companies

Lest you think MDN is a bit off the reservation when it comes to criticisms of the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), you might want to read about EPA Region 6 administrator Al Armendariz in an expose by Forbes magazine. Region 6 oversees Texas and surrounding states. Armendariz, a former professor at Southern Methodist University […]

Range Resources Slide Deck: Complete with Cool Maps

As part of Range Resource’s first quarter financial and operational update they released a PowerPoint presentation. With a theme of “inflection point,” Range lays out the case for why they believe double-digit growth is ahead for the company in the coming years. As MDN reviewed the slide deck, we found a number of slides we […]

Maryland Shale Commission Wants More Time for Study

The Laurel & Hardy Maryland Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission wants more time to complete a study to determine whether or not it’s safe to do hydraulic fracturing in the pristine state of Maryland. Anyone surprised?

Range Resources Reports 1Q12 Results

Range Resources released their first quarter results yesterday. As is usually the case, the press release they issued (below, in its entirety) is dense with facts and figures and financial terms. Who wants to read all of it?! (That’s why you read MDN!) Yet there is important information contained in it. MDN will “bottom line” […]

CNG Filling Stations Coming to South Central PA

A story about two new compressed natural gas (CNG) filling stations planned for Adams and York counties in Pennsylvania gives us a glimpse at the beginning of something big—a massive conversion away from gasoline and to CNG vehicles.

No O&G Severance Tax Hike in Ohio This Year

It looks like a severance tax hike for drillers in Ohio won’t happen this year. Yesterday, the Ohio House passed a “sweeping package of spending and policy initiatives” from Ohio Gov. John Kasich. The one thing not among the package? Kasich’s proposal to hike the severance tax for Utica Shale oil and gas drillers.

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Thu, Apr 26, 2012

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


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