February 9, 2015
- A West Virginia Republican delegate previously scrutinized for his comments on a child that could come from rape is being urged to resign through an online petition.
- GREENSBURG, Pa., Feb. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) is investing nearly $35 million in new electric transmission projects to support the Marcellus Shale gas industry in western Pennsylvania. The new transmission facilities also will help enhance service reliability for West Penn Power customers. The projects include upgrading an existing transmission line as well as building or ...
- (MENAFN - Gulf Times) US natural gas production is poised to reach a record for a fifth year as shale drillers boost efficiency, driving prices toward a low of more than a decade.O...
February 6, 2015
- FirstEnergy's (FE) subsidiaries, Mon Power and Potomac Edison Company received a rate case approval from the Public Service Commission of West Virginia.
- Output will rise 3.2 percent in 2015, led by gains at the Marcellus formation, the nation’s biggest shale deposit, according to the Energy Information Administration. Marcellus production will increase 2.8 percent through February after a 21 percent gain in 2014, a year when prices tumbled 32 percent. Producers in Pennsylvania and West Virginia have cut break-even costs by half since 2008 ...
February 5, 2015
- EQT Corp. pared its spending plans for gas well development this year and will drill fewer Marcellus shale wells, becoming the latest company to slow ...
- EQT Corp. has cut by a third the number of Marcellus wells it plans to drill this year, citing a fall in commodity prices.
- WHEELING - After paying $5 billion to acquire West Virginia leasehold acres from Chesapeake Energy, Southwestern Energy can now drill Marcellus shale wells with the same Department of Environmental Protection permits. On Wednesday, Gov.
February 4, 2015
- Tomblin joined members of the Legislature to sign Senate Bill 280, which allows for the transfer of existing well permits with approval from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection.
February 3, 2015
- Developers are considering alternative routes for a proposed pipeline that would carry deliver natural gas from West Virginia to Virginia.