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Marcellus permit activity in Pennsylvania, August 18th through August 23rd

The Marcellus Shale formation in Pennsylvania created a little buzz with the addition of 21 new permits last week.  However, the Carnegie Science Center shared some big news regarding additions to its science, technology, engineering and math education (STEM) program. If you love science, the center’s latest addition is something you will not want to miss.  The brand new Fab ...

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Marcellus permit activity in Pennsylvania

The Marcellus Shale formation in Pennsylvania saw a little bit of action over the last week, and so did the Pennsylvania’s report on Marcellus Shale development in state forests. Back in 2012, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) conducted its first assessment on Marcellus Shale development in Pennsylvania’s state forests and found development is “neither benign nor catastrophic.” ...

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Marcellus permit activity in Pennsylvania

The Marcellus Shale formation in Pennsylvania saw a little bit of action over the last week, along with the U.S.’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. American Water Works Company announced last week that it has officially acquired Keystone Clearwater Solutions.  The Hershey, Pennsylvania-based company is a water service provider that offers a wide range of water services ...

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Marcellus permit activity in Pennsylvania

The Marcellus Shale formation in Pennsylvania saw a little bit of action over the last week, despite the region saying goodbye to a major oil and gas services company. After 40 years in Indiana County, Halliburton is closing the doors to its service yard.  The driving factor behind the closing is Halliburton’s desire to be closer to its customers.  Halliburton’s ...

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Marcellus permit activity in Pennsylvania

The Marcellus Shale formation in Pennsylvania saw quite a bit of action over the last week. However, while drilling is continuing, so is the great battle over royalty payments. Pennsylvania Representative Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) announced last week that he is pushing his royalties bill once more.   House Bill 1319 focuses on Pennsylvania landowners and making sure they receive fair royalty ...

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Marcellus permit activity in Pennsylvania

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Permit activity in the Marcellus Shale formation in Pennsylvania saw a downturn in permits over the last week, but the forests in Pennsylvania may have a chance at an upturn. It has been seven years since natural gas development began in the Marcellus Shale formation, and since then gas companies have made little to no effort to restore Pennsylvania’s state ...

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Marcellus permit activity in Pennsylvania

Permit activity in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale formation has seen a slight increase in issued permits over the last week, as well as contract cancellations. While commodity prices are still low, oil and gas companies have started spending money on canceling drilling contracts rather than completing operations.  Antero Resources Corp., a major operator in the Utica and Marcellus Shale formations, is ...

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Marcellus permit activity in Pennsylvania

Well permit activity for the Marcellus Shale formation in Pennsylvania has seen some changes since the last report, and that’s not the only change the Marcellus has seen.  The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has released its final revisions of the Chapter 78 regulations. The Chapter 78 regulations, which manage oil and gas operations, have been under revision since ...

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