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03.15.17

More Evidence that the Energy Revolution has Sparked a Manufacturing Renaissance in the U.S.

The energy revolution continues to bring good economic news to an otherwise anemic economy.

 

03.15.17

EIA Annual Energy Outlook 2017

US Energy Information Administration's many different energy projections, with most pointing towards US becoming an energy exporter.

 

03.06.17

Exxon to invest $20 billion on U.S. Gulf Coast refining projects

The investments at 11 sites should create 35,000 temporary construction jobs and 12,000 permanent jobs, Chief Executive Darren Woods said in a speech at CERAWeek, the world's largest gathering of energy executives.

 

02.28.17

Administration to attack regulatory roadblocks, Trump tells governors

Saying that he had heard some state leaders complain about federal regulatory delays, US President Donald J. Trump told a delegation of US governors that his administration will try to remove federal regulatory roadblocks that have delayed important projects for environmental reasons.

 

02.25.17

U.S. Set To Rival Russia In Oil And Natural Gas Exports

President Trump has promised to roll back federal regulations to help U.S. oil and natural gas and to open up new areas for development. The administration's energy priority is to "unleash America's $50 trillion in untapped shale, oil, and natural gas reserves."

 

02.23.17

Sunoco building 2 pipelines, not just 1 across Pennsylvania

The pipelines will connect Marcellus and Utica Shale wells in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania to a Sunoco terminal in Marcus Hook, near Philadelphia.

 

02.13.17

Natural gas pipeline planned for Centre Hall, Potter Township

To help retain businesses in Centre County and attract new ones, the SEDA-Council of Governments created a Natural Gas Cooperative in June to help bring the alternative form of fuel to the area.

 

02.09.17

GOP senators introduce bills to curb federal regulation of fracking

Two US senators introduced separate bills aimed at restricting federal regulation of hydraulic fracturing in onshore oil and gas activities. Both measures were referred to the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, where they may be combined before being considered.

 

02.07.17

Pennsylvania DEP seeks comments on proposed methane emissions rules

Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection opened a 45-day public comment period on Feb. 4 on two general permits and revisions to an air quality permit exemption for reducing methane and other pollutants at well sites and compressor stations associated with natural gas drilling and transportation. Comments will be accepted until Mar. 21, it said.

 

01.27.17

TransCanada makes new application for Keystone XL

Trump directed the State Department and other agencies to make a decision within 60 days of a final application. He also declared that a 2014 environmental study satisfies required reviews under environmental and endangered species laws.