SHALE INSIGHT™ 2016 is a nonpartisan even. Invitations have been extended to major party presidential candidates.
Recognizing that shale’s opportunity – and challenges – have no borders, the Ohio Oil and Gas Association and West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association are joining with the Marcellus Shale Coalition to host the 6th annual SHALE INSIGHT™ conference to foster greater regional dialogue, discussion and unity in our shared goal of advancing shale development throughout the Appalachian Basin.
Acting Secretary Patrick McDonnell, a 19-year veteran of the department, took on what observers say is one of the state’s most challenging cabinet positions when he was named to replace John Quigley, who resigned on May 20 after only 16 months in office.
Pennsylvania’s Independent Regulatory Review Commission approved an update to the state’s oil and gas drilling rules Thursday, voting 3-2 on changes proposed by the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are in the public interest.
Last week a new coalition was created in support of pipeline development across the Marcellus-Utica region. A Pittsburgh Business Times article announced the formation of the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance.
Shell Chemicals is planning a pair of public meetings to discuss its proposed ethane cracker plant for western Pennsylvania.
The Shell cracker continues to move forward, but is still delaying a final decision.