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Anti-fossil-fuel movement makes pipeline projects difficult

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 by

If environmentalists continue to gain support, pipeline projects will become more difficult to complete.

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Mountaineer NGL moves forward with Monroe County storage facility

Monday, May 30, 2016 by

The storage facility in Clarington, Ohio, will initially hold up to 2 million barrels of natural gas liquids for gas processors, producers, markets and commodity traders.

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Ohio injected drilling waste count rises from earlier count

Saturday, May 28, 2016 by

In March, 28.8 million barrels of drilling waste were reported, but that number increased as of a May 20 update.

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Oil prices reach $50 per barrel for first time in seven months

Friday, May 27, 2016 by

Brent crude and U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) hit the $50 per barrel mark May 26.

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Opinion writer questions likelihood of Utica shale drilling in Erie County

Thursday, May 26, 2016 by

There are many reasons to speculate whether or not horizontal drilling will occur in northwestern Pennsylvania’s Erie County.

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Is Poland joining the shale game?

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 by

An estimated 350 billion to 780 billion cubic meters of shale gas lies beneath Poland, but drillers have not commercially produced any gas there yet.

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