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March 14, 2016

With the evolution of directional drilling and hydraulic fracturing, energy companies are consistently moving forward with new technology, and data collection is one aspect vital for sound business management in the pipeline market.
March 8, 2016

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) will join the Department of Energy (DOE) in a three-year technical partnership to learn more about emerging technologies pertaining to the critically important issue of pipeline safety.
March 1, 2016

The Sustainable Energy in American Factbook, produced by Bloomberg New Energy Finance and commissioned by the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, provides a detailed look at the US energy and the role that a range of new technologies are playing in reshaping the industry. (more…)

February 22, 2016

Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions published a study looking at the five ways Exploration and Production Companies (E & P) respond to the downturn in oil prices.

February 15, 2016

A recent article in the Pennsylvania Township News magazine shared how the PA natural gas impact fee helped rewrite the future for many townships. (more...)

January 26, 2016

This article is the last in a four-part series looking at LNG in a national and global perspective. This looks at government’s role in environmental public policy and climate change in regards to natural gas.

January 19, 2016

This article is the third in a four-part series looking at LNG in a national and global perspective. Part three looks at the challenges in getting LNG to markets and the need for social license.

January 14, 2016

The first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the large Australia Pacific LNG facility in Queensland set sail this week on the tanker, Methane Spirit.

source:  Wood Mackenzie
January 12, 2016

This article is the second in a four-part series looking at LNG in a national and global perspective. Part two discusses the global market and the role of the United States.

January 7, 2016

Shale oil and gas development has sparked concern about the water quality of water sources near drilling activity. Companies take ‘pre-drill’ baseline water samples to monitor water changes through the shale operations. The January 21st shale webinar will focus on an extensive research project on baseline sampling protocol.

January 4, 2016

This article is the first in a four-part series looking at LNG in a national and global perspective. Part one looks at what LNG is and its significance in the energy industry.
December 28, 2015

A study looks to provide quantitative data on the influence DOE has had on oil and gas innovations by looking at patent data.

December 21, 2015

The last time the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) completed a geology-based assessment of the unconventional oil and gas resources in the Barnett shale region was in 2003, based solely on vertical drilling development. The successful use of horizontal drilling with hydraulic fracturing opened the door to unlocking oil and gas resources. (more…)

December 10, 2015

On December 3, 2015, House Bill No. 1731, also called Keystone Energy Enhancement Act, sponsored by Pennsylvania State Representative Mike Turzai, was referred to the House Commerce Committee.

November 11, 2015

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported earlier how electric generation from natural gas has been on the rise. How does that break down by state?

November 10, 2015

Dartmouth College researchers publish "Geographic Dispersion of Economic Evidence from the Fracking Revolution", looking at the economic impacts in producing counties and throughout the whole region.

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November 1, 2015

The retired Sunbury coal-fired power plant in Snyder County will be converted to a natural gas powered station by the first quarter of 2018; it's considered to be one of the largest coal-to-natural gas power conversion projects in the US.