U.S. Geological Survey Estimates the Mancos Shale Formation as Second Largest to Marcellus
June 27, 2016
The U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) recent study states the Mancos formation holds about 66.3 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas, 40 times more than its 1.6 tcf of gas assessment completed in 2003. (more...)
2015 Gas Drilling Impact Fees Distributed by Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
June 20, 2016
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) posted detailed information regarding the 2015 distribution of Impact Fees (more…)
Shell announces the go-ahead for the ethane cracker plant in western Pennsylvania
June 12, 2016
Shell officially announced its decision to move forward with building a multibillion-dollar ethylene cracker plant in Beaver County, PA
Report looks at local government fiscal effects of oil and gas development
June 6, 2016
The Duke University Energy Initiative on shale public finance released the first report in a series on financial implications for local governments and shale development. (more...)