Will WV Sen. Manchin Sell Out the Country to Get MVP Finished?

We’ve been keeping an eye on articles that appear with increasing regularity from the D.C. swamp hinting that West Virginia… Continue reading The post Will WV Sen. Manchin Sell Out the Country to Get MVP Finished? first appeared on Marcellus Drilling News. This post appeared first on Marcellus Drilling News.

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Big Banks Object to Being Outed by WV as Fossil Energy Haters

All six Big Banks (and investment firms) on the West Virginia blacklist of companies pressuring investors to avoid fossil energy… Continue reading The post Big Banks Object to Being Outed by WV as Fossil Energy Haters first appeared on Marcellus Drilling News. This post appeared first on Marcellus Drilling News.

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West Virginia Wins Supreme Court Case Against EPA re Power Plants

Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a 6-3 decision in West Virginia v. EPA that changes everything. It’s hard to… Continue reading The post West Virginia Wins Supreme Court Case Against EPA re Power Plants first appeared on Marcellus Drilling News. This post appeared first on Marcellus Drilling News.

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WV Oil & Gas Production Increased 6% in 2021 – GO-WV Report

Using data from several government agencies, the Gas and Oil Association of West Virginia, Inc. (GO-WV) published its annual Gas… Continue reading The post WV Oil & Gas Production Increased 6% in 2021 – GO-WV Report first appeared on Marcellus Drilling News. This post appeared first on Marcellus Drilling News.

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WV Legislators Look for Solution to Maryland Blocking Potomac Pipe

Columbia Gas, a subsidiary of Canada-based TC Energy (formerly TransCanada), wants to build a tiny 3.37-mile, 8-inch pipeline under the… Continue reading The post WV Legislators Look for Solution to Maryland Blocking Potomac Pipe first appeared on Marcellus Drilling News. This post appeared first on Marcellus Drilling News.

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6 Banks Threatened by WV for Anti-Fossil Fuel Activity Identified

On Monday MDN brought you the news that West Virginia State Treasurer Riley Moore sent a letter to six big… Continue reading The post 6 Banks Threatened by WV for Anti-Fossil Fuel Activity Identified first appeared on Marcellus Drilling News. This post appeared first on Marcellus Drilling News.

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WV Threatens 6 Banks for Breaking State Anti-Fossil Fuel Law

In March West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signed into law a new bill requiring the entire state government–all of the… Continue reading The post WV Threatens 6 Banks for Breaking State Anti-Fossil Fuel Law first appeared on Marcellus Drilling News. This post appeared first on Marcellus Drilling News.

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Tell Joe Manchin to Block Dick Glick for Another 5-Yr FERC Term

Last month MDN brought you the news that Joe Biden is renominating Richard “Dick” Glick to serve yet another undistinguished… Continue reading The post Tell Joe Manchin to Block Dick Glick for Another 5-Yr FERC Term first appeared on Marcellus Drilling News. This post appeared first on Marcellus Drilling News.

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Annual U.S. NatGas Production Decreased by Tiny 1% in 2020

The pandemic did its best to shut the world down, and maybe it succeeded in shutting down other countries–but not here in the US of A. Against an onslaught of shutdowns (particularly in “blue” states), people staying home, businesses closing, anarchy and chaos in large Democrat cities…and against an onslaught against fossil fuels by environmental

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Are WV’s Rugged Mountains Too Much for Mountain Valley Pipeline?

WV mountains Equitrans Midstream’s Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP), which stretches 303 miles from Wetzel County, WV to Pittsylvania County, VA, is backed into a corner by anti-fossil fuelers. The project is 92% complete and in the ground, yet somehow antis have successfully blocked an Army Corps of Engineers Nationwide Permit 12 (NWP12) that allows the

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EQT Update – Making Moves to Drill More in WV in 2021

Yesterday the country’s largest natural gas producer, EQT Corporation, released its 4Q and full-year 2020 update, holding a conference call with analysts to discuss the results. The update shows the company produced an average of 4.45 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) of natural gas in 4Q. Although there was plenty of “free cash flow”

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WV Employs Just 11 Inspectors for 75K Active & Abandoned O&G Wells

The West Virginia Office of Oil and Gas (part of the Dept. of Environmental Protection) reports there are some 60,000 active and 15,000 abandoned oil and gas wells in the state. Staffers at Oil and Gas respond to complaints and do the inspection for all those wells. Currently, there are just 14 field staffers with

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How Biden’s Drilling Ban on Federal Lands Affects the M-U

On Joe Biden’s first day in occupying the White House, he signed an Executive Order (EO) suspending new oil and gas leasing while the Interior Department reviews existing leases and permitting practices for 60 days. The aim is to make the federal lease ban permanent. However, some permits on existing leases will continue to be

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EQT Asks 2 WV Judges be Removed from Royalty Cases re Conflicts

EQT Corporation, the largest natural gas producer in the United States, is asking West Virginia officials to remove two judges from hearing cases brought by landowners against the EQT relating to royalty disputes for alleged improper deductions. EQT wants Judges Timothy Sweeney and David W. Hummel Jr. to be disqualified from at least three cases

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PA’s UGI Corp. Deal to Buy WV’s Mountaineer Gas Company

UGI Corporation, one of Pennsylvania’s largest natural gas utility companies, is buying Mountaineer Gas Company, one of West Virginia’s largest natural gas utility companies, for $540 million. UGI serves 700,000 customers across PA (and one county in Maryland). Mountaineer serves 215,000 customers across WV. Both companies are big buyers of Marcellus/Utica shale gas.This post appeared

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