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W.Va. mineral owners group, driller agree leases

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — A group of mineral owners in the Northern Panhandle will receive more than $100 million from Marcellus Shale lease agreements with a drilling company. The mineral owners could receive more money from Fort Worth, Texas-based Tug Hill Operating in the future from production royalties, which would be in addition to the upfront lease payments, said Jonathan Turak, ...

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West Cornwall residents file appeal of Sunoco Logistics pipeline pump station permits

Concerned Citizens of Lebanon County and three West Cornwall Township residents have filed a zoning appeal against permits issued to Sunoco Logistics Partners for a pump station in the township. Pamela Bishop, one of the three township residents who filed the appeal, said Sunoco is building the pump station along Route 322 east of Butler Road in West Cornwall Township ...

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Rice Energy to raise funds for midstream project with IPO

On Thursday, Rice Energy Inc. announced that it has filed a registration statement to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the initial public stock offering for its Rice Midstream Partners LP, according to a report by the Pittsburgh Business Times. The initial assets of Rice Midstream will likely consist of the company’s natural gas collection systems and compression sites ...

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Oil and gas transport crucial to energy independence

Being able to transport oil and gas produced in North America is a crucial issue that needs to be addressed if the promise of an energy independent future is to be realized, according to discussions at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, as reported by the Oil and Gas Journal. Oil and gas production in the Western Hemisphere has ...

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Shell exercises option to buy former zinc plant

MONACA, Pa. (AP) — Shell Chemical LP has exercised its option to buy a former zinc plant in western Pennsylvania, which it hopes to convert to a petrochemical plant. Horsehead Holding Corp., which owns the plant in Potter Township, Beaver County, announced the deal Friday. The company hopes Shell will close on the sale next year. Shell hasn’t formally committed ...

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Sunoco Logistics to invest $2.5 bln in natural gas liquids project

Nov 6 – Sunoco Logistics Partners LP said it plans to invest about $2.5 billion in a project that will transport and process natural gas liquids from Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale field and Ohio’s Utica shale field. The second phase of Mariner East project will move propane, ethane and other natural gas liquids (NGLs) from the shales to Sunoco’s Marcus Hook ...

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Mingo Park well lease up for OK in Washington County

Washington County could begin receiving royalties within six months for natural gas drilling beneath Mingo Creek County Park, should county commissioners approve a contract with Range Resources as expected on Thursday. The five-year lease, with extension options, would pay $11.3 million at $6,500 per acre to allow Range Resources access to natural gas in 1,740 acres of Marcellus shale beneath ...

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PennEast wants to push pipeline deeper into the Lehigh Valley

Builders of the proposed PennEast Pipeline plan to push deeper into the Lehigh Valley to reach potential industrial customers in the Lower Saucon and Bethlehem areas. Under a proposal discussed with federal regulators last month, PennEast would build a 2-mile pipeline lateral that would connect the main PennEast pipeline to a UGI Gas interconnection facility in the Hellertown area, PennEast ...

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