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  • Open interviews on Thursday, March 26 at Hampton Inn – Waynesburg

    Join us at the Hampton Inn, Waynesburg between 10AM-3PM on MARCH 26TH for face to face interviews for CDL Class A/B drivers....
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  • Executive advocates for Phila. to become energy hub

    As the chairman of the Greater Philadelphia Energy Action Team (GPEAT), Philip Rinaldi is striving to establish the region as an energy hub. GPEAT is a coalition of about 80 executives, government officials and leaders from higher education who are pushing for expansion of the energy, petrochemical and manufacturing sectors in the region. Rinaldi addressed […]...
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  • For some, electric bills expected to decrease

    Area municipalities such as Watsontown that purchase power wholesale to resell to residents will enjoy lower rates in the coming years, according to projections. The expected decrease is due mainly to the increasing amount of power produced by natural gas from the Marcellus Shale. Watsontown Borough Councilman Harry Hefty told council Monday night the American […]...
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  • Export steel pipe supplier announces new jobs

    The Marcellus shale industry has enabled an Export company to expand its footprint in the Pittsburgh area and add 150 jobs. Officials of Dura-Bond — a supplier of steel pipe, protective pipe coatings and pipeline products — announced Monday plans to hire 150 workers at the company’s Steelton facility to fill an order for more […]...
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  • US gross gas output hits record in December: EIA

    Houston, 27 February (Argus) — US gross natural gas production rose to an all-time high in December of more than 83 Bcf/d (2.4bn m³/d) as producers brought new wells on line and restored production from shut-in wells in the Marcellus shale and in Texas. Output from the 48 contiguous US states, which includes production that […]...
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  • Editorial: Our energy pipeline

    President Barack Obama vetoed the Keystone XL Pipeline bill Tuesday, but an energy project that promises more benefits to North Carolina is quietly advancing. It’s the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, which will carry natural gas 550 miles from West Virginia across Virginia and through North Carolina on a north-south line roughly tracking Interstate 95. Surveying is […]...
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  • State’s gas wells boost production by 30 percent

    Pennsylvania’s unconventional gas wells continued to blast production records out of the water last year, pumping out nearly 4 trillion cubic feet of gas. According to data the state Department of Environmental Protection released last week, operators working in the Marcellus Shale industry reported producing nearly 1 trillion cubic feet more gas in 2014 than […]...
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  • Record production from the Marcellus shale

    Despite low prices and a declining rig count, gas production from the Marcellus shale play is booming. Last year was another record-breaker for Marcellus gas production in Pennsylvania, with H2 2014 output up by more than 30% year on year – to 56.6 billion cubic metres – according to data released last week by the […]...
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  • Study finds relatively low emissions of methane from major US gas fields

    Data show that methane emissions from major natural-gas fields in the eastern and central United States are relatively low, suggesting that overall methane emissions from gas production may not be as high as feared. Total methane emissions from three regions — the Haynesville, Fayetteville and Marcellus formations — average about 1% of the gas produced […]...
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  • UGI plans $160M Marcellus Shale pipeline to serve Snyder County power plant

    UGI Corp. said Wednesday it plans to build a 35-mile, $160 million pipeline to move natural gas to a new power plant near Shamokin Dam in Snyder County. The 1,000-megawatt Hummel Station power plant, to be fueled by Marcellus Shale gas, will be constructed where Sunbury Generation has a retired coal-fired plant. Read the full […]...
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