More Marcellus drillers joining the ‘responsibly-sourced’ natural gas movement

More drillers in the Marcellus Shale are joining the “responsibly-sourced” natural gas movement that’s been sweeping through the Appalachian Basin in recent months, according to Farm and Dairy. Range Resources recently unveiled plans to enter a pilot program with Project Canary, a climate tech company, to certify two well pads in southwestern Pennsylvania via the

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Report: Appalachian Basin impacted less than oil plays during pandemic

The Appalachian Basin saw a less drastic change in production and drilling activity than most major oil plays in the United States during the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the USA Marcellus and Utica Shales Market research report. Forty percent of the natural gas produced in the United States last year

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Peregrine continues to add to its portfolio in Appalachian Basin

Peregrine Energy Partners continues adding to its portfolio in the Appalachian Basin, agreeing to acquire producing royalties in Bradford County, Pennsylvania from a private seller in its latest deal, according to EIN Presswire. The deal includes production from natural gas wells across 1,700 gross acres under Repsol, who’s been operating in the Marcellus Shale since 2015

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Natural Gas To the Rescue As New York’s Indian Point Retires

After 59 years in service, one of New York’s largest electricity generators recently stopped supplying the state with power. Despite the state’s mandate that all electricity must be carbon-free by 2040, three new natural gas-fired facilities will make-up the loss in generation that Indian Point’s earlier than expected closure will create. Indian Point has supplied

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You Decide: Appalachian Basin Or ‘Emissions Reducing Basin’

Recently released Energy Information Administration data show that the Appalachian Basin’s prolific natural gas production – and the resulting switch to the fuel for electricity generation –  is creating tremendous climate benefits. Pennsylvania and Ohio held down the No. 1 and 3 spots for highest absolute decline of energy-related CO2 emissions from 1990 to 2018,

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American Energy Partners Inc. to acquire natural gas producers in W. Va., Pa.

American Energy Partners Inc. recently announced its plans to acquire three small oil and natural gas producers in western Pennsylvania and West Virginia, according to Natural Gas Intelligence. The deal is valued at nearly $11 million. American Energy Partners Inc. said it would acquire all of the stock and units of the three undisclosed companies.

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DRBC to Finally Decide on Fracking Ban?

Nearly three and a half years: That’s how long the Delaware River Basin Commission has been sitting on regulations it opened for public comment that could decide the fate of oil and natural gas development within the region. It appears this week the commission will finally (maybe) answer the question: Can shale development occur in

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Report suggests fracking boom didn’t deliver in Appalachia

The fracking boom that forever changed the Appalachian Basin positively impacted the U.S. economy, but may have missed the mark for the local communities in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia where the natural gas was extracted, according to a recent report conducted by the Ohio River Valley Institute. The report studied the economic impact fracking

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Appalachian Basin Speaks Up About ‘Scam’ New ‘Frackalachia’ Report

While Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia have overwhelmingly seen economic growth and development thanks to what’s often called the “game-changing” shale revolution in the Appalachian Basin, the latest attempt from deeply biased, openly anti-oil and gas “researchers” pushes a false narrative signifying otherwise. Coining the region as “Frackalachia,” the report conducted by the Heinz Endownment-funded

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Alta Resources considers selling Appalachian acreage for $3 billion

Alta Resources is considering a sale of its acreage for more than $3 billion, sources told Reuters last week. The privately-owned Appalachian natural gas producer has been forced to explore options that increase efficiency due to the long slump in energy demand that has put pressure on North American oil and gas exploration and production.

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Northern acquires non-operated natural gas assets in Appalachian Basin

Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. will acquire certain non-operated natural gas assets in the Appalachian Basin from Reliance Marcellus, LLC, according to Business Wire. The transaction extends Northern’s non-operating model to Appalachia, complementing the company’s existing 183,000 Williston and Permian net acres with 64,000 net acres in Appalachia. Furthermore, it creates a national non-operated franchise,

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NYC is Adopting a Fair-Weather Natural Gas Ban

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced that the city will ban new, large building construction from installing natural gas hookups starting in 2030. The proposed rule is following an electrification trend from California, and much like California, such a policy will leave New Yorkers out in the cold. New York State of

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Permitting, production down in Appalachian Basin

As oil and gas drillers in the Appalachian Basin have been forced to curtail production amid low prices, both permitting and production have seen significant declines, according to Seeking Alpha. Furthermore, the shale basin is expected to see year-over-year declines in production again in 2021. Nearly all Appalachian producers, including Range Resources, Antero Resources, EQT Corporation and Cabot Oil

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