Some places that rarely have earthquakes are having them now, and officials have linked some of them to fracking or related activities.
Under the lease agreement, EQT will explore 170 acres owned by the East Allegheny School District for natural gas drilling.
According to Toby Mack, President and CEO of the Energy Equipment Infrastructure Alliance (EEIA), the shale boom has created over 450,000 jobs. Mack credits the boom with job growth in construction, equipment, supplies and services to the drilling industry.
How many jobs is the shale gas industry creating?
It was a unanimous vote between Beaver County commissioners on Thursday to allow PennEnergy Resources to drill at the Old Economy Park, as well as Brush Creek Park.
The course has rigorous demands and is highly technical – taught in a language few of us would understand.
The state is out with new information about how many private drinking water wells have been contaminated due to drilling activities.
The Department of Environmental Protection has put a drilling company on notice after drinking water was contaminated by gas drilling wastewater in Westmoreland County.
Consol Energy has cut roads through forested lands to reach six pads designed to support 45 wells to extract natural gas under and near the Pittsburgh International Airport.
North Braddock got dealt a mighty blow with the death of big steel, and it has never regained its footing.
They’re the size of a football field, holding millions of gallons of drilling water, and recently they’ve attracted the unwanted attention of state environmental regulators.
Environmental officials say they are looking into high levels of chloride found at a Marcellus Shale site.
PPL Corp. said Thursday it wants to spend billions of dollars to build a 725-mile system of electric transmission lines that will bring energy from the booming Marcellus Shale natural gas fields to customers on the heavily populated Eastern Seaboard.
Marcellus drilling rigs and other shale gas infrastructure is dividing the residents of New Sewickley, Beaver County.
Don Kretschmann loves being an organic farmer in Beaver County, but now he says that way of life is under threat.