Marcellus Shale WV - Yahoo! News

March 26, 2015

  • By David Gutman West Virginia is losing population faster than any other state in the country, according to newly released U.S. Census figures. West Virginia lost nearly 3,300 residents last year, the Census Bureau said. That amounts to about 0.2 percent of the Mountain State's 2013 population. While that might not sound like a lot, it's the largest drop, accounting for population, of any state ...

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  • Pennsylvania Republican lawmakers are maintaining a hardline stance against Gov. Tom Wolf’s Marcellus Shale severance tax proposal, saying they won’t discuss a tax until bills dealing with pensions and liquor privatization are settled. And with Mr. Wolf’s proposal to use a severance tax to reinvest in education being a campaign cornerstone, the stage is set for legislative horse trading this ...
  • Two major pipeline projects to transport shale gas to the East Coast are facing tough opposition, but could prove crucial to reducing consumer prices in the region
  • As we pointed out early on in the oil price bust, following the argument of John Dizard of the Financial Times, shale gas operators, aka frackers, were often carrying so much debt that they simply could not afford to cut production. They'd keep pumping, even at a loss, to generate cash flow to keep servicing their obligations. Over-production would tail off only when the money sources dried up ...

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