Natural gas drillers claim they have paid hundreds of millions of dollars in Pennsylvania taxes, but data from the state Department of Revenue tell a different story, according to a report from the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center.
A novel water cleaning technology currently being tested in field demonstrations could help significantly reduce potential environmental impacts from producing natural gas from the Marcellus shale and other geologic formations.
Researchers will study shale and tight-sand formations at the molecular level to understand how it moves through pores a few nanometers in size.
Citizens and clean water advocates heralded N.Y.'s Buffalo Common Council’s move to become the first city in New York State—and the second major city nationwide—to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.
Veolia will reclaim water for the Plains Exploration & Production Company at an oilfield in San Luis Obispo County, Calif.
A Department of Energy-funded demonstration tested the AltelaRain 4000 desalination system at a BLX well site in Pennsylvania.
The Ground Water Protection Council and Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission unveiled the nation’s first single-source website disclosing additives used in hydraulic fracturing on a well-by-well basis.
Researcher examined the industry in Pennsylvania, known as the "sweet spot" for natural gas.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has ordered Chesapeake Energy to cease work on a natural gas drilling well pad for failing to comply with regulations and impacting one of Galeton Borough Water Authority's water sources.
Both Senate and House lawmakers have offered versions of the legislation that was introduced in 2009.
By knowing what chemicals are being used, the government can determine their impact on the environment and human health.
U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, today reintroduced three bills designed to protect Pennsylvanians and create Pennsylvania jobs.
At the end of March, oil and gas industry stakeholders will meet to discuss future development of Marcellus Shale.
Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection announced results of in-stream water quality monitoring for radioactive material in seven of the commonwealth's rivers.
The company is providing a system to treat fracking wastewater in Tioga County, Pa.
In this bill, natural gas drillers would be responsible for more contaminant liability.
The CheckPoint Pennsylvania Audit Protocols consist of eight checklists with more than 1,000 questions. The questions are designed so that a user can select only the questions that pertain to their operations.
Daniel Whitten, vice president for strategic communications for America's Natural Gas Alliance, says FRAC Act isn't necessary on top of existing local, state and federal rules.
University of Oklahoma researchers are developing a new simulator for shale gas reservoirs that will provide oil and gas companies with an essential tool for managing production and choosing drilling locations to lower costs and increase production.