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New Pennsylvania rules make water quality priority

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

More than 24,000 comments have been received by the Pennsylvania DEP in regards to new oil and gas drilling regulations.

New tracers can identify frack fluids in the environment

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Using new tracers, scientists can determine where frack fluid contamination has — or hasn’t — been released.

Law serves notice on natural gas developers

Friday, November 7, 2014

A new law in Pennsylvania gives the property owner more control over future use of the land when a gas lease expires.

Negotiating the pipeline easement your farm can live with forever

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Consider what your land provides for you and be patient with negotiations. Two major lessons one farming family has learned when dealing with pipeline negotiations.

Part I: Interstate pipelines planned in Ohio

Thursday, October 23, 2014

There are several types of pipelines being constructed, including collection lines, intrastate lines and interstate lines.

Columbiana County: Eric Petroleum, Chesapeake case heads back to court

Friday, October 10, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled against two oil and gas companies. In return, the court ruled for the landowner.

Marcellus and Utica shale: Southeastern Ohio continues to lead the way

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection issued 183 permits to drill new wells and 22 were issued granting permission to drill deeper.

Research shows residual hydraulic fracturing water no risk to groundwater

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Hydraulic fracturing, fracking or hydrofracturing, raises many concerns about potential environmental impacts, especially water contamination.

Joint venture means more gas gathering and processing in southern Utica

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Pipelines and processing facility expansions in the southern Utica are on the way.

Infographic: Ohio’s top producing wells as of Sept. 2014

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Ohio’s top producing shale wells as of Sept. 2014.

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