FERC Approves Del-Mar Energy Pathway Pipe Project

Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company (ESNG), a subsidiary company of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in Sept. 2018 to build 19+ miles of new pipeline and new meter and delivery stations in Kent and Sussex counties in Delaware, and Wicomico and Somerset counties in Maryland, to carry

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Cove Point Celebrates Sending Our Marcellus Shale Gas Across the Globe

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) Cove Point celebrated loading its 100th container ship of Appalachian shale gas the other day. This facility is shipping our natural all over the globe. Seems like just yesterday that Dominion Energy’s Cove Point LNG export plant opened for business–in April 2018 (see First-Ever Shipment of Marcellus LNG Leaves Cove

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Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Invests $2.5 Billion for Token CO2 Dip

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … Roger Caiazza says the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative has invested over $2.5 billion of our money, paid in electric rates, for miniscule CO2 reductions. In October 2019 the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) released their annual Investments of Proceeds update.  This post compares the claims about the

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Ocean City Demonstrates Off-Shore Wind Is No Easy Sell

 ... … … Green new dealers always make it sound as if their projects face no obstacles, have no impacts and are widely desired but Ocean City shows that’s not true. The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) approved two offshore wind projects off the coast of Ocean City in 2017. But, Ocean City officials want

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – October 5, 2019

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Natural Gas NOW readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about natural gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. Disingenuous Daylin Leach Proposes PA Fracking Ban I’ve met Senator Pennsylvania Senator Daylin Leach. Indeed, I have testified

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NaturalGasNOW Wants You! For Our Nation, Economy and Environment!

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  NaturalGasNOW wants your help. It takes much effort to do what we do and we want your help to get it done “for our nation, our economy and our environment.” Yes, just like Uncle Sam, we want you! We want you as a guest blogger. We want your comments.

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Emails Reveal Misrepresentations About Bloomberg Attorney General Program

Newly published emails reveal that a Special Assistant Attorney General (SAAG) in the Maryland Attorney General’s office sought direction from a Bloomberg-backed group rather than the Maryland AG. This email exchange directly contradicts claims that these SAAGs, which are being placed in state AG offices around the country by the State Energy and Environmental Impact

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Pipeline Blockades in Mid-Atlantic Obscure Huge Progress Elsewhere

Garland L. Thompson, Esq.Journalist and Author, Philadelphia Garland Thompson tells us not to be distracted by pipeline blockades in the politically correct Northeast because shale gas is headed south in a big way. News that a U.S. court upheld Maryland’s refusal to permit a planned 3.5-mile gas pipeline to cross state land to reach West

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New Natural Gas Record for Power Generation Set

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  A new natural gas record was recently set for use of this energy source in producing electric power that sustains our way of living in this nation, says EIA. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) put out a fascinating article last week that should make the hair go up on

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Columbia Gas Sues Maryland to Allow Pipeline Under Potomac

Expressing dismay at needing to do so, Columbia Gas Transmission has been forced to haul the State of Maryland into court over the state’s refusal to grant an easement to drill a tiny 3.5-mile pipeline under the Potomac River. In January, Maryland’s emasculated RINO governor, Larry Hogan, along with two other state officials (both Democrats)

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Del-Mar Energy Pathway Pipe Gets Favorable FERC Enviro Assessment

This article is provided FREE for Google searchers. In order to access all content on Marcellus Drilling News, please visit our Subscribe page. We have news of a new, small pipeline project with the potential to carry more PA Marcellus natural gas to several locations in Delaware and Maryland. Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company (ESNG),

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PA Sen. Gene Yaw to Intro Bill Blocking NatGas Sales to NY-NJ-MD

This article is provided FREE for Google searchers. In order to access all content on Marcellus Drilling News, please visit our Subscribe page. PA State Sen. Gene Yaw Over the years MDN has heard the oft-repeated comment that if New York and other states want to block new pipelines, maybe Pennsylvania should quit shipping its

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Meanwhile, Pennsylvania Just Keeps Producing Natural Gas for the Rest

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc.   Some states just can’t get their energy acts together. Plagued by political correctness, urban states tilt at windmills while Pennsylvania heats their homes. Pennsylvania is, sadly, bordered on three sides by hopeless urban states (Maryland, New Jersey and New York) that can’t shoot straight when it comes to energy.

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Don’t Be Fooled: Gas Cuts Emissions Nearly 13:1 Compared to Solar/Wind

K.J. RodgersCrownsville, Maryland   …. ….  K.J. Rodgers writes to Maryland Public Service Commission noting conversions of coal power plants to gas have reduced emissions 13 to 1 versus renewables.  The Charles P. Crane Generating Station, a 400 megawatt coal power plant located in Bowleys Quarters, Maryland, 14 miles east of Baltimore was closed in June

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India Sells Latest Cove Point Marcellus LNG Shipment to Belgium

This article is provided FREE for Google searchers. In order to access all content on Marcellus Drilling News, please visit our Subscribe page. We spotted a story that says India’s GAIL (formerly known as Gas Authority of India Limited) has put yet another one of its contracted LNG shipments of Marcellus Shale gas coming from

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