Chevron says it plans to buy 61 acres of land near Pittsburgh for possible use as a new regional headquarters.
Tradition as old as Japan itself is at odds with Marcellus Shale gas drilling on farmland in Grindstone, Fayette County. In late July, hoping to keep drillers at bay, Fujiko Miller placed bags filled with her ancestor’s ashes on fence posts.
A Marcellus gas drill in Lawrence County is a sign of things to come. The big oil companies — Shell, Chevron and Exxon — are getting into gas drilling in a big way, bringing big economic development to the region.
Big multi-national oil companies are gobbling up little companies to drill in the Marcellus Shale. Demonstrators in Pittsburgh are worried about the environmental impact and that companies like Exxon pay their fair share.