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  • Revised Chapter 78A Regulations Published This Past Weekend

    The updated Chapter 78a regulations were published in the PA Bulletin on October 10th (see link below) and are effective immediately...
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  • AmerICANs in Action Event

    On Saturday, September 17th, volunteers from Keystone Clearwater Solution and American Water participated in an AmerICANs in Action Event in support of the Pennsylvania Resources Council (“PRC”) household chemicals collection event located in Bethel Park, Pa. Volunteers assisted in the collection of household chemicals from 957 vehicles plus an additional 105 households for a total […]...
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  • Shale gas proves more resilient than U.S. government expected

    America’s energy explorers have become so good at pulling natural gas out of the ground that government forecasters are having a hard time figuring out how much they’re producing.  This month, the Marcellus shale formation of the eastern United States, the country’s biggest gas play, will yield 17.4 billion cubic feet a day, the U.S. […]...
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  • American Water Reports 2015 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results

    Fourth quarter 2015 diluted earnings per share from continuing operations increased 5.8 percent to 55 cents compared to the fourth quarter 2014 2015 diluted earnings per share from continuing operations increased 10.5 percent to $2.64 compared to full year 2014 2015 adjusted diluted earnings per share from continuing operations increased 8.6 percent Company affirms 2016 […]...
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  • 2 Marcellus pipeline projects move forward

    Two large pipeline projects aimed at easing a glut of natural gas from the Marcellus shale advanced in the federal permitting process this week. Houston-based Columbia Pipeline Group said its proposal to build the $2 billion, 165-mile Mountaineer Xpress in West Virginia entered a pre-filing phase before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Running from Marshall […]...
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  • Oil, gas production continues to rise

    Wells in Ohio’s Utica and Marcellus shale formations produced 5.58 million barrels of oil and 221.8 billion cubic feet of natural gas in the second quarter. Ohio’s shale wells produced a record amount of oil and natural gas in the second quarter of 2015, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Wells in Ohio’s […]...
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  • Other shales than Marcellus drawing industry attention

    The Marcellus Shale put Pennsylvania on the map as a gas-producing state, but other rock layers have the potential to keep it there far into the future.  Drillers have sought unconventional well permits for 12 geological formations other than the Marcellus, according to state records compiled and organized by MarcellusGas.org. The state Department of Environmental […]...
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  • New Poll: Overwhelming Majority of Voters Support Shale

    Pennsylvanians and Americans “overwhelmingly support” the safe and proven use of hydraulic fracturing to produce clean-burning natural gas, according to a national survey by Robert Morris University’s Polling Institute. Here are key poll takeaways: Support for fracing has also increased significantly – moving from 42.3% in 2013 to 55.9% majority today. Additionally, support for fracing in […]...
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  • Perry: Natural gas is Michigan’s energy future

    Utility companies across the country are transitioning away from coal power – long our electricity workhorse – and embracing greater use of renewable sources of energy and natural gas. This overhaul of our electricity mix is the result of stringent new environmental regulations and, most importantly, the shale revolution. Michigan is at the intersection of […]...
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  • Harvard Study: Shale the “Single Largest Opportunity to Improve Trajectory of U.S. Economy”

    A new Harvard Business School and Boston Consulting Group  report, titled America’s Unconventional Energy Opportunity, examines the “unprecedented, once-in-a-generation opportunity” that the U.S. energy revolution is delivering to all Americans. According to the Harvard experts’ analysis, in 2014 American energy development contributed $430 billion to U.S. GDP; supported 2.7 million jobs; saved of the average […]...
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