The Independent Fiscal Office reports the state’s average natural gas price from January to March was 64 percent higher than the same time last year.
To cut methane leaks — and maybe work on their image — 2 Pa. gas drillers eye ‘responsibly sourced’ label
The companies are launching pilot programs to produce gas without harmful methane leaks. There are business reasons to do that, experts say.
The proportion of wells built within the 500-foot distance of a building fell from 8.6 percent of wells prior to the law to 5.7 percent after. But the study’s authors said that trend was already occurring before the law was passed.
Note to nesting songbirds: Study indicates the quiet spot — away from a natural gas compressor — might be better
Penn State researchers found songbirds that nested near the noise had fewer eggs that hatched.
Nearly 10 years and more than 1,000 natural gas wells later, the county appears to be no better off financially than where it started,
One day, two hearings: Fossil fuels shift climate change messaging; Dems show rift on green transition
Two state capitol hearings featured coal and gas boosters, but scientists say we must phase out emissions by 2050 to avoid climate change’s worst effects.
Fossil fuel companies face an existential threat as more governments and businesses tackle climate change and vow to zero-out carbon emissions.
“It just kind of changed the game for all industries, including this one,” said a spokesman for a company that wants to build an ethane cracker. “And so they have had to put off their announcement of a decision.”
Unconventional drillers extracted 6.8 trillion cubic feet of natural gas last year, a more than 10 percent increase from 2018.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden says he would oppose only new drilling on federal land. The Vice President touted the administration’s commitment to ‘American energy.’