Tag: marcellus shale

McClendon lures Chesapeake exec for new energy venture

Shale gas wildcatter Aubrey McClendon has lured away a top executive from the company that ousted him last year, as McClendon works to build a new U.S. energy producer.  More »

Chevron first energy giant to meet new sustainable shale standards

The Center for Sustainable Shale said Thursday that Chevron Corp. is the first energy company to pass a review of 22 production sites in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.  More »

Residents near gas wells twice as likely to report symptoms, study finds

Researchers found that residents living near Marcellus Shale natural gas wells were more likely to report rashes, sinus problems, coughs, sore throats, itchy eyes, nose bleeds and stuffy noses than those who lived farther away.  More »

Noble’s profits drop amid shale boost

Noble Energy’s profits fell 49 percent in the second quarter on a $187 million loss on commodity derivatives, even as higher production in its U.S. shale plays bolstered sales.  More »

Industry, schools partnering to train oil field workers

Educational programs popping up in Texas, Pennsylvania and North Dakota that aim to help oil companies find enough workers to install pipeline, monitor wells and fix equipment.  More »

Shale gas producer plans $400M IPO

Colorado-based shale gas producer Vantage Energy told regulators Monday it is planning to go public for $400 million.  More »

Rice Energy snaps up Marcellus land from Chesapeake

Pennsylvania shale gas producer Rice Energy is buying more acreage in the Marcellus Shale for $336 million, its first land grab since its Wall Street debut earlier this year, the company said Monday.  More »

New Utica wells rival core Marcellus output

American Energy Partners and a handful of players are racing to snap up land in the southeastern corner of the Utica Shale, where operators have found wet gas and high-performing, affordable wells that rival some in the core of the Marcellus Shale.  More »

Noble, Consol to sell stock in Marcellus pipe partnership

Consol Energy Inc. and Noble Energy Inc., which joined forces in the Marcellus Shale almost three years ago, are planning to offer stock in a natural gas pipeline partnership that handles output from jointly owned acreage.  More »

Former Copano execs get $500M to start new pipeline firm

The executives who sold Copano Energy to Richard Kinder’s pipeline empire for $3.2 billion last year have lined up $500 million to start a new oil and gas pipeline company.  More »

McClendon venture to enter shale territories in $4.25B deal

The three announced acquisitions are the latest in a series of moves by Aubrey McClendon, one of the first wildcatters to capitalize on the U.S. shale boom, to rebuild his empire after he relinquished his perch at the top of Chesapeake Energy last year.  More »

Poll: Pennsylvanians support drilling, with one caveat

Pennsylvanians support drilling for natural gas by a nearly 2-to-1 margin, but a majority is opposed in one condition, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Friday.  More »
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