The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has scheduled five public hearings around the state in August to get public comment on water quality permits for the proposed Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley natural gas pipelines, Kallanish Energy reports.
The U.S.’s total natural gas supply could handle its annual needs for more than a century, according to the latest biennial assessment of the nation’s total reserves by the nonprofit Potential Gas Committee.
The number of drilled, but uncompleted wells, so-called DUCs, in the seven dominant tight oil and shale gas plays in the U.S. rose by 154 from May to June, according to the Energy Information Administration’s just-released Drilling Productivity Report (DPR).
Crude oil and natural gas production from the seven dominant unconventional plays in the Lower 48 U.S. states is expected to rise from July to August, according to the Energy Information Administration.
Township officials in eastern Pennsylvania are asking Sunoco Logistics to provide piped-in drinking water to about a dozen households in Chester County, after drilling for the Marine East 2 Pipeline fouled a local aquifer, Kallanish Energy reports.