Pittsburgh-area hotels find niche in oil, gas workers

To endear a hotel to the oil and gas crowd, give them a place to eat and sleep at all hours of the day, a place to wash their boots, a warm place to smoke in the winter and a cold beer once in a while.



UGI gas bills stay below 2008 rates

Despite a rate increase on June 1, UGI Penn Natural Gas customers' bills should still be one-third lower than they were five years ago.



Start doing Business in the Natural Gas Industry in PA, WV & OH

Get your company into the Oil & Gas (O&G) industry. For the foreseeable future, billions of $ will be pumped into the tri-state area as a result of the Natural Gas extraction that is going on in the Marcellus and Utica Shale Plays.



Pa. agency gets lion's share of funding from drilling industry

The agency that oversees the state's parks and forests has conservation in its name. But its funding source has become much more about extraction - of natural gas.



Natural gas prices dropping

Temperatures might be heating up, but Peoples Natural Gas prices are cooling off.



Legislature approves Yaw royalty transparency bill

Legislation requiring natural gas companies operating in Pennsylvania to standardize all deductions on royalty check payment stubs has passed both chambers of the General Assembly and now heads to Governor Corbett's desk, according to bill sponsor Senator Gene Yaw (R-23).



Ukrainians come to Carnegie to study Marcellus shale gas

U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Upper St. Clair, hosted members of the Ukrainian parliament and other officials who he said were visiting Western Pennsylvania to learn more about shale-gas exploration.



Ukrainian parliament members tour region to learn more about shale drilling

A delegation of Ukrainian parliament members toured the area on Monday to learn more about shale drilling for natural gas.



York County to get $365K in shale money

York County is set to receive more than $365,000 from fees paid to the state by natural gas drillers in other areas of Pennsylvania, and county commissioners have already committed nearly half of it for the Northern Extension of the York County Heritage Rail Trail.



Naturally Occurring Methane Found in Some Sullivan County Water

Two of 20 randomly selected and tested household wells used for drinking water in Sullivan County, Pa., produced groundwater with elevated concentrations of naturally occurring dissolved methane, the most common component of natural gas.