Natural Gas Drilling
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.
The state Department of Public Welfare says a western Pennsylvania man didn’t declare $206,000 in natural gas royalties he received last year when he filled out a form to receive food stamps and help with his heating bill.
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.
Last month, Republican incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett leveled this charge against his Democratic challenger Tom Wolf.
When the Mars School Board voted the idea down, it drew applause.
In television ads, Columbia Gas is telling customers about an upgrade in its natural gas pipelines across Pennsylvania.
A coroner says he and a team of anthropology students have recovered what they believe to be more fragmented remains of a worker who was killed when a southwestern Pennsylvania natural gas well exploded last month.
Natives in the rural area of Bobtown say a simple gesture has snowballed out of control.
The rural landscape of western Pennsylvania is peppered with natural gas well rigs. But the rewards and risks of the industry are now being weighed heavily in Mars, Butler County.
People fighting a proposed frackwater treatment plant sounded off Thursday night.
Officials from Consol Energy Inc. and Pittsburgh International Airport went to Texas in May to seek advice on gas drilling deals, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Sunday.
Representatives from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport say deals to allow natural gas drilling can be beneficial, but they aren’t always quick.
Allegheny County Economic Development Director Dennis Davin talked to Rob Pratte on the deal made to drill for natural gas on Pittsburgh International Airport property.
Allegheny County hopes to make around $1 billion with the newly-awarded Consol drilling contract.