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Ohio and Pennsylvania activity report, October 5-12

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Oil and Gas Management department issued 17 oil and gas permits last week, October 5-12. This total may seem underwhelming compared to the previous week’s eruption of 64 oil and gas permits, but researchers at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health might see a permit cutback as a good thing. The university ...

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Pipeline project would bring thousands of jobs

According to a study conducted by researchers at Pennsylvania State University, the design and construction process of a new natural gas pipeline project will bring in an estimated $1.6 billion in additional wages, revenues and investments to the regional and state economies of Pennsylvania and Virginia. The results of the analysis show that the Williams Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project has ...

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Penn State to present Marcellus workforce webinar


Shane Thielges | Shale Plays Media Penn State has announced it will present a webinar addressing the growth of the shale industry workforce on July 17. A brainchild of the University’s outreach program, Penn State Extension, the one-hour session will discuss the changing workforce trends and training needs of the natural gas industry in the Marcellus shale. “Industry Workforce and ...

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Fracking boom is a struggle for Kentucky

BY SEAN COCKERHAM WASHINGTON -The fracking revolution is not being kind to Kentucky’s role as an American energy leader, helping to decimate coal while struggling to deliver a natural gas boom for the state on par with nearby peers. Kentucky’s natural gas production more than doubled from 2008 to 2009. But the growth largely stalled in recent years, and analysts ...

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