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Pipeline developers vow to fight New York permit rejection

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Developers of a 124-mile pipeline designed to transport natural gas from Pennsylvania’s shale fields say they’ll challenge New York’s rejection of a critical permit. The Constitution Pipeline Company said Monday that the Department of Environmental Conservation’s denial letter includes “flagrant misstatements and inaccurate allegations” and is driven by politics. The DEC on Friday denied a water ...

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NY attorney general objects to Constitution pipeline tree-cutting request

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s attorney general filed objections Thursday to the Constitution Pipeline Company’s request to cut trees along the proposed route of its 124-mile natural gas pipeline, citing the lack of a state water quality permit and pending requests for a rehearing of the federal agency order that cleared the way for the project. The Federal Energy Regulatory ...

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Shale gas production in retreat amid low prices, shortage of pipelines

Pennsylvania shale gas production is starting to show the effects of a partial retreat by drillers struggling with low prices and a shortage of pipelines. The 2.25 trillion cubic feet of natural gas that companies pulled from the Marcellus and other shale formations beneath Pennsylvania during the first six months of the year was about 5.6 percent higher than the ...

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Methane leaks reportedly decrease in Pennsylvania

Methane leaks from shale gas drilling in Pennsylvania continue to decline, even with increased production and more wells going online, according to data from the state Department of Environmental Protection. The agency on Monday reported decreases in total methane and carbon monoxide released into the air in 2013. Total nitrogen oxide, sulfur dioxide and volatile organic compounds from shale wells ...

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Test well in Putnam County leads to gas speculation

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WINFIELD – As gas companies continue to develop the Marcellus Shale in Northern West Virginia, recent gas exploration in Putnam County and Eastern Kentucky have people speculating about the possibility of a future gas boom in the southwest part of the state. Last year, Cabot Oil and Gas drilled a vertical test well into the Rogersville Shale, a relatively unexplored ...

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Will talent pool support gas industry growth?

The steady flow of natural gas from the Marcellus Shale will be matched by a steady flow of jobs it will create for several years to come. But there is a question whether there will be enough qualified people to fill those jobs. One way would be to encourage science, technology, engineering and mathematics, education — not only to high ...

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Pennsylvania shale drillers to release monthly reports on gas production


Pennsylvania’s unconventional natural gas producers pulled 390 billion cubic feet of gas from the Marcellus Shale and other resource-rich rock layers in January, according to the first monthly production reports the companies filed with the Department of Environmental Protection. The numbers released by the state on Wednesday are the first of what will be regular reports of monthly unconventional gas ...

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Constitution Pipeline can access properties, judge orders

Constitution Pipeline Co. can access properties in Susquehanna County the company seeks to condemn to build its new natural gas pipeline to New York, a federal judge ordered Tuesday. Constitution argued it needs to access seven properties in New Milford, Jackson, Oakland and Harmony townships that it has not been able to obtain through negotiation. A joint partnership among midstream ...

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