Allegheny County Council is getting its first look today at a drilling agreement that would allow Range Resources to drill for natural gas below Deer Lakes Park in West Deer Township.
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.
A worker who has been missing since a gas well in Greene County exploded in a Greene County gas well explosion and fire earlier this month has been identified.
The fire at a Greene County gas well continues to burn, nearly five days after it started.
Police are investigating after a man was found dead Wednesday at his home in Clairton.
Gov. Tom Corbett came to the KDKA Radio studios Wednesday to answer questions from Morning Show hosts Larry Richert and John Shumway as well as questions from callers.
A Department of Environmental Protection spokesman says today’s gas well explosion is the first serious Marcellus shale well blowout in our region.
Former Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has formed a self-named firm, Ravco Consulting, with a single employee: himself.
These are boom times for shale gas exploration but towns and municipalities like South Fayette Township are concerned that it should be controlled and limited, adopting zoning ordinances that would keep drilling away from schools and residential areas.
Utility crews throughout the region have their work cut out for them as the extreme cold continues to pose challenges.
Pennsylvania’s public utility regulators have an idea to save money on Black Friday.
West Virginia authorities are trying to find the source of a natural gas explosion that destroyed a home on Elderville Road near Follansbee Friday, killing 13-year-old Hannah Mozingo and injuring her mother, father and sister.
Dozens of alternative fuel vehicles were on display today and it was all part of an event called “Odyssey Day.”
Rob Pratte was joined by Rick Price from ProGas and Dave Dudo from BeeMac Trucking to discuss the upcoming Odyssey alternative fuel event.
The planes will continue to take off and land at Pittsburgh International Airport — but they’ll have company.