Tag: marcellus shale

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 »

US net gas imports drop as production hits record volume

U.S. net imports of natural gas fell 14 percent in 2013, according to a new federal report, as preliminary data showed domestic production of dry gas hit a record high.  More »

Magnum Hunter issues $150M in stock to private investor

Oil and gas producer Magnum Hunter announced the sale of $150 million of its common stock to investors as part of a plan to fund a new rig and acreage in the Marcellus and Utica Shales.  More »

Moody’s: LNG, power demand driving shift in US gas flow

Moody’s says U.S. companies building new natural gas pipelines are finding massive demand to carry supplies to liquefied natural gas terminals and gas-fired power generators in the south, as producers in the Marcellus Shale seek new outlets for huge supplies.  More »

Study raises new concerns about emissions from shale gas wells

Researchers found higher-than expected emissions of a potent greenhouse gas emanating from Pennsylvania wells, according to a study published Monday that adds to concerns about the environmental footprint of natural gas.  More »
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