Southwestern Granted Permits to Drill Marcellus Shale Wells

February 5, 2015 WHEELING - After paying $5 billion to acquire West Virginia leasehold acres from Chesapeake Energy, Southwestern Energy can now drill Marcellus shale wells with the same Department of Environmental... more »»

Blue Racer: $30B In Infrastructure Needed

February 2, 2015 PITTSBURGH - Not being able to load ethane onto the ATEX Express because the Blue Racer Natrium plant's connection remains shut down following the pipeline's Monday explosion is only one of the... more »»

Well Pad Permit Transfer Bill Passes

February 2, 2015 State lawmakers have approved a bill letting companies transfer well permits for oil and natural gas drilling. The change would help Southwestern Energy Co. more »»

Southwestern Commits $2.6 Billion for Drilling

February 1, 2015 Despite a decrease in natural gas prices, Southwestern Energy plans to spend an additional $2.6 billion for drilling and fracking this year. more »»

With Fire Out, Answers Sought

January 31, 2015 FOLLANSBEE - While the flames are now extinguished, Enterprise Products investigators are working with federal officials to learn why the 20-inch diameter ATEX Express pipeline in Brooke County... more »»

No Limits on Pipeline Location, No Inspection

January 31, 2015 WHEELING - Monday's natural gas pipeline explosion in Brooke County led to the evacuation of two homes, with the flames' heat buckling siding on one of the structures. more »»

Systemic Flaws In Safety Oversight

January 31, 2015 WASHINGTON - Three powerful accidents in recent years highlight weaknesses in the oversight of how natural gas providers maintain the largest pipelines in their networks, accident investigators said... more »»

Natural Gas Well Production Ranges Widely in Northern Panhandle

January 29, 2015 WHEELING - A single Antero Resources well in Tyler County produced 1. more »»

Union Pacific railroad hauls in 22 percent more 4Q profit

January 27, 2015 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific finished last year with a strong 22 percent jump in fourth-quarter profit, but volatile energy prices are making it difficult to predict how 2015 will unfold. more »»

Fracking debate may be on way to Kentucky

January 26, 2015 LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The debate over hydraulic fracturing, a technique used to drill oil and natural gas wells, may be coming to Kentucky. The Lexington Herald-Leader (http://bit. more »»

Poll: New York voters approve of Cuomo's fracking ban

January 26, 2015 LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A poll has found that New York voters support Gov. Andrew Cuomo's decision to ban shale gas development using high-volume hydraulic fracturing. more »»

The world burns 2.7 million gallons a minute, so why's oil so cheap?

January 25, 2015 JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The world burns enough oil-derived fuels to drain an Olympic-sized swimming pool four times every minute. more »»

Algeria to boost oil production in face of falling prices

January 25, 2015 ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's minister of energy said Thursday the country could boost oil production to compensate for the dramatic drop in oil prices. Algeria produces some 1. more »»

Chevron laying off 162 from Appalachian unit near Pittsburgh

January 24, 2015 CORAOPOLIS, Pa. (AP) — Chevron Corp. is laying off 162 workers at its Appalachian business unit based near Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (http://bit. more »»

Amid Price Drop, U.S. to Lead in Oil

January 20, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) - Plunging oil prices have hurt American companies in the short run, but increased U.S. more »»



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