Delaware County Asks to Join Lawsuit Against Mariner East Pipes

In November seven anti-pipeline residents of Chester and Delaware counties (Philadelphia suburbs) filed a lawsuit against the Mariner East pipeline projects–1, 2 and 2X–alleging the pipelines are unsafe. It didn’t take long for others to jump on the litigation bandwagon:
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Enerplus 2018 – Still Owns 36K Marcellus Acres in NEPA

It’s been a while since we’ve checked in on Canadian energy company Enerplus Corp, which currently owns some 36,000 acres of Marcellus Shale leases in northeastern Pennsylvania. The company doesn’t drilling any wells in the region but does participate by funding the drilling programs of others. On Friday Enerplus issued their 2018 and 4Q18 update, which shows the company’s Marcellus production averaged 208 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d).
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Nova Scotia Indians Illegally Shut Down NatGas Storage Site

MDN recently brought you news that two different large LNG export plant projects in Nova Scotia had agreed to pay an undisclosed amount of money to the The Mi’kmaq (pronounced mic-mac) indigenous peoples of Nova Scotia (i.e. Indians) to leave them alone so they can build their facilities (see Pieridae Energy Pays Off Nova Scotia Indians to Allow LNG Plant and Nova Scotia Indians Shake Down a 2nd LNG Export Project). Now we know why.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Mon, Feb 25, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Pennsylvania shale production up, led by Washington County; Tenaska garners accolades for South Huntingdon power plant; DEP issues water quality certification for UGI LNG truck loading facility in Berks; Delmarva Power eyes liquefied natural gas storage facility; Enviros can’t block permits for $2B Nexus project: 6th Circ.; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Exxon brings in Microsoft’s cloud platform to fire up shale oil output in Texas; More New England natural gas pipelines needed, but unlikely; NATIONAL: Frackers face harsh reality as Wall Street backs away; Natural gas: production is still too high; The oil and gas situation: is a train wreck around the corner?; INTERNATIONAL: Moscow and Beijing discuss natural gas megaproject.
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