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Columbia Pipeline Group seeks tax alternative for compressor stations in several West Virginia counties

Sunday, February 7, 2016 by

The pipeline company is seeking payment in lieu of taxes agreements, which would allow it to make annual payments instead of paying property taxes.

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Range Resources makes workforce cuts

Saturday, February 6, 2016 by

Range Resources Corp. will lay off 55 of its workers, 31 of which work in Washington County, Pennsylvania.

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Cap the Well

A phrase that means gaining control of a well blowout by placing a valve on the wellhead.

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Record-breaking CO2 well stimulation yields outstanding results

Friday, February 5, 2016 by

Middle Montney well achieves top-tier 1,768 Boe/d production test results with largest CO2 stimulation.

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North Carolina shale gas drilling on hold while prices are low

Friday, February 5, 2016 by

North Carolina’s Deep River shale is smaller than the Marcellus and Utica plays, but it could have potential once prices rise.

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Ohio’s oil and gas severance tax generated $21.3 million during last fiscal year

Thursday, February 4, 2016 by

The severance tax money for the 2015-2016 fiscal year could surpass $30 million.

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Environmental Quality Board passes updates to oil and gas drilling regulations

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 by

The Pennsylvania Environmental Quality Board passed the revisions to the oil and gas drilling regulations by a vote of 15 to 4.

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