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2011-08-26 18:40:00

According to the Artemis Project, the San Francisco- based water consulting group, the natural gas opportunity in the Eastern US brings together a unique combination of drivers that will propel promising water tech innovation forward. A new report from the Artemis Project, âœThe Marcellus Effect,â explains how the water tech companies emerging from the Marcellus Shale Gas operations will create a new era of water management that will go beyond natural...

2011-08-01 16:10:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Changing the city's charter to ban an important source of energy, and limit possible economic growth and new jobs is the wrong direction for the Pittsburgh City Council, according to the Associated Petroleum Industries of Pennsylvania. "The Marcellus Shale represents an opportunity for cleaner energy to fuel America and for new jobs in Pennsylvania," said API-Pennsylvania's Executive Director Rolf Hanson. "While this decision is...

2011-07-22 10:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today released the final report of the Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission, taking the first step toward developing a comprehensive and strategic plan for responsible natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania. The unanimously-adopted report contains 96 policy recommendations that include tougher regulations for drilling, doubling fines for violations, creating jobs in related industries and promoting the use of...

2011-07-22 10:43:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Governor Corbett's Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission has released its recommendations for managing the state's burgeoning natural gas industry. The Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) is encouraged by the fact that there was consensus among Commission members on a majority of measures surrounding environmental protection and public health and safety. Many of these recommendations were originally proposed by PEC earlier this...

2011-07-08 10:43:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a tour of Talisman Energy's regional headquarters, Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today pointed to how the Marcellus Shale natural gas production industry is creating jobs, even in communities where drilling is not taking place. "Natural gas is already providing thousands of jobs for Pennsylvania. You can see it right here in suburban Pittsburgh," Cawley said. "Producers may not be drilling here in Warrendale, but jobs are being...

2011-07-08 10:30:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westmont Resources Inc. ("Westmont") (OTCQB: WMNS) today announced the signing of an MOU for the acquisition of an oil and gas leasehold located in the southwest tier of Pennsylvania. The acquisition consists of approximately 252 net acres of leasehold in Westmoreland County and includes 3 producing wells drilled to 250 feet and a six-inch steel pipe gathering system. Glenn McQuiston, Westmont's President, stated, "With the addition of this...

2011-06-28 11:46:00

New report finds this approach is a departure for state tax policy and out of sync with most voters HARRISBURG, Pa., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, the state Legislature will vote on a 2011-12 budget that makes deep cuts to schools and human services, despite a growing economy and a $550 million revenue surplus. One item not on the voting schedule is a Marcellus Shale drilling tax or fee. Lawmakers say they will take up that issue in the fall, but the leading...

2011-06-01 13:53:00

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lt. Governor Jim Cawley today led the Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission on a fact-finding mission to see the impact the natural gas industry is having on communities throughout Lycoming County. "I want commission members to see for themselves how the growing natural gas industry is affecting Pennsylvania and its communities," Cawley said. "This experience will be helpful as we begin work to finalize our recommendations to the...

2011-06-01 07:34:00

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eclipse Resources announced today Thomas S. Liberatore has joined the company as a partner and member of its executive management team as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Liberatore brings to Eclipse Resources over 30 years of oil and gas experience in the Appalachian Basin. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110121/NE33695LOGO ) Most recently, Mr. Liberatore served as Vice President and Appalachian...


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