Natural Gas Drilling
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.
Local communities are getting paid for natural gas drilling. The money come from the Impact fee that has collected for than $200 million overall from drilling through 2011. Washington County will recieve the most with […]
The state law would have allowed drilling activity to come within 300 feet of schools like South Fayette Elementary. But South Fayette and other municipalities were victorious in Commonwealth Court which ruled they can restrict drilling in school and residential zones.
Just one day after Peters Township council unanimously voted to let a judge decide whether a referendum to ban natural gas drilling can appear on the November ballot, the township solicitor went to court hoping to block such a referendum.
Range Resources may not be the exclusive drilling company for Mount Pleasant Township much longer; refusal to allow bunkhouses at drill sites; drilling company claims they need a foremen on-site 24/7