Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Tue, Jul 10, 2012

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

Natural Gas Prices Are Heating Up
Yahoo! Finance/Business Insider
A bullish report on natural gas demand in China helped send futures up nearly 4 percent this morning.

Ohio Oil Boom Area Readying for RV Invasion
RV Business
With oil and natural gas exploration growing in Ohio, state and local officials are preparing for the possibility that “man camps” to house industry workers soon could dot the landscape.

Norse Energy Corp ASA: Norse Announces Convertible Loans
Business Wire
Norse Energy Corp. ASA announces that the Board of Directors, in accordance with the authorization given by the Extraordinary General Meeting held 5 July, 2012, has resolved to approve the entering into of two convertible loan agreements with Mouseless Invest AS and Mabe Invest AS.

Gas firms say they can renew W.Va. lease on own
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Chesapeake Appalachia says it had the legal right to unilaterally renew a lease that a Brooke County couple is opposing in federal court.

3 gas drilling protesters arrested in Pa.
Three protesters demonstrating against hydraulic fracturing at a state forest have been arrested for disorderly conduct.