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US Steel agrees to allow fracking at Edgar Thomson works steel mill

Pennsylvania’s oldest working steel mill could soon have a new type of industrial activity on-site: fracking. US Steel has signed a lease with New Mexico-based Merrion Oil and Gas, to develop a Marcellus shale gas well on the grounds of the Edgar Thomson works, originally built in 1875 by Andrew Carnegie. The well site will [...]

Gas executives renew call for investment in pipelines to create energy hub

AP Photo/Keith Srakocic In this Thursday, April 17, 2014 photo, workers continue the construction at a gas pipeline site in Harmony, Pa. Natural gas industry executives on Wednesday renewed calls for investment in new pipelines to carry abundant gas and liquids from the Marcellus and Utica Shales to southeastern Pennsylvania where they would be processed, [...]

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