Report: Methane Emissions Decline in Top Oil and Gas Basins

A new report by Energy In Depth shows that methane emissions from oil and gas development have significantly declined in many of the top producing basins across the country, even as oil and gas production has skyrocketed.



Marcellus Shale gas boom means more ... mulch?

The impact of increased natural gas production in the region has rippled out to local businesses such as restaurants, gas stations, rental homes - and wood waste recycling.



Pa seeks firm for gas fueling venture

The state's newest privatization venture involves pairing compressed natural gas fueling stations with local mass transit agencies.



Conestoga Township rejects anti-pipeline ordinance

Conestoga Township supervisors voted 3-0 Tuesday evening to reject a "community rights" ordinance aimed at blocking a controversial natural gas pipeline through the community.



Gas Flare to Light Up Part of Washington County

A massive, noisy natural gas flare will be visible next week in western Washington County, illuminating the first well that Range Resources Inc. drilled into the Utica Shale formation in five years.



Cumberland County approves green projects to fund with Marcellus shale drilling fees

Cumberland County commissioners voted on Tuesday to award 10 area park and trail projects with funding brought into the county from the state's collection of Marcellus shale drilling impact fees.



Shale gas provides largest share of U.S. natural gas production in 2013

Total U.S. natural gas gross withdrawals reached a new high at 82 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2013, with shale gas wells becoming the largest source of total natural gas production.



Butler County firm Deep Well Services tackles tough gas wells

When Deep Well Services' clients started talking about drilling higher-pressure gas wells with longer horizontal reach, they moved right into the Zelienople firm's sweet spot.



Population Change and Marcellus Shale Development

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania commissioned a Marcellus Shale Impacts study, the first looking at population changes and Marcellus shale development.



County to spend millions of impact fee dollars in coming year

The proposed $68.2 million Bradford County budget for 2015, which was unveiled Thursday, is 7 percent larger than the current county budget, mainly because the county is stepping up its spending of impact fee dollars.