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The Energy Information Administration reported Sept. 1 that production in the Marcellus and Utica shales averaged 31.9 billion cubic feet per day during the first half of the year. That's the highest average for a six-month period since production began in 2008. 

Pennsylvania was within 1,000 billion cubic feet of Texas’ natural gas production levels through the second quarter of 2021, according to the Pennsylvania Independent Fiscal Office’s quarterly natural gas production report. This is the closest Pennsylvania has ever been to Texas production levels.

Brine from the Redbird #4 injection well in Washington County, Ohio migrated out of its injection zone in 2019 and into several nearby oil and gas production wells. That brine did not affect the private drinking water wells tested, according to a study published by ODNR earlier this summer.

According to documents acquired by the environmental group FracTracker Alliance, a whistleblower contacted the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration in 2019 with allegations that the pipeline may have been built with a defective corrosion coating.

Landowners in Pennsylvania who felt cheated out of gas royalty payments will be paid $5.3 million by Chesapeake Energy, the Pennsylvania AG's Office said.

Annual U.S. natural gas production dropped by 1% in 2020 from the previous year, but production in Appalachia stayed strong.

Sunoco Pipeline agreed to pay $497,000 to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for spilling drilling fluids into a Lebanon County creek.

The Delaware River Basin Commission approved a permanent ban on hydraulic fracturing, impacting the Marcellus Shale gas fields in northeast Pennsylvania.

These regions accounted for less than 15 percent of total U.S. natural gas production as recently as 2007, but now account for nearly 50 percent.

Second quarter natural gas production from Ohio's Utica and Marcellus shale wells showed a 42.25 percent increase over the second quarter of 2017.