Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Tuesday, Dec 13, 2011

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

Range Announces Management Promotions
Business Wire
In June, Range announced a CEO transition plan whereby Jeff Ventura, the Company’s current President and Chief Operating Officer will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer beginning January 1, 2012.

Committees Pass Marcellus Bill
Wheeling News
Legislation establishing regulatory policy over the Marcellus Shale industry in West Virginia could see passage in the state Senate today.

Homes Evacuated and Road Closed
Wheeling News
Emergency officials evacuated residents in southern Marshall County for a fire at a natural gas drilling site Monday, while officials in West Liberty dealt with a slippery spill that closed W.Va. 88.

‘Us vs. Them’ in Pa. Gaslands
The solicitor’s voice shook as he tried to explain to a hostile crowd that natural gas pipelines are perfectly legal.

Low (but not too low) gas prices benefit PA
Business Journal
At an event sponsored last week by the Harrisburg Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Capital Region Economic Development Corp., C. Alan Walker was quoted as saying that businesses and individuals have saved as much as $13 billion over the past two years due to the lower natural gas prices.