Friday, May 26, 2017
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Shale oil and gas: Pennsylvania updated its rules regulating unconventional drilling practices and hydraulic fracturing.

SALEM, Ohio — The Ohio Supreme Court issued a series of landmark rulings in 14 pending cases Sept. 15. These decisions confirmed that the...

The Energy Information Administration’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook projects energy-related CO2 emissions from natural gas to be 10 percent greater than those from coal in 2016.
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Ohio issued only 19 drilling permits in the Utica Shale in July, signaling continued pull-back in oil and gas industry. In contrast, Pennsylvania granted 100 permits.
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Pennsylvania is the second largest supplier of natural gas in the nation, producing enough natural gas to power more than 62 million U.S. households annually.

Carroll County is still in the lead with the most producing shale wells.
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Utica shale drilling permits continue to stall, as Ohio issued only 13 permits to drill in June 2016. Carroll County currently has 425 producing horizontal wells, the most of any Ohio county.
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A Yale University research team will be stationed in Barnesville, Ohio, as they study the effects of fracturing fluids and waste on residential water and air quality.
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A study of how natural gas pipeline installations affect Ohio farmland productivity will begin this fall.
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Two new documents that deal with shale drilling in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia have been released, giving local lessons based on case studies and grading the states on nine fiscal, social and economic policies related to fracking.
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