Construction has started on a new natural gas-fired power plant in Western Pennsylvania, Kallanish Energy reports The news about the 1,000-megawatt Hickory Run Energy Center was released on Monday by Kansas-based Tyr Energy, Kansai Electric Power and Siemens Financial Services.
The first shipment of Pennsylvania thermal coal to the Ukraine is expected to depart late this week from a coal terminal in the port of Baltimore, Md. It will arrive in the Ukraine in September, Kallanish Energy reports.
Drillers in the Utica and Marcellus shales in the Appalachian Basin are getting more money for their natural gas, thanks to the new pipelines, says the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The difference between the Henry Hub national benchmark price in Louisiana and daily spot natural gas prices at pricing hubs in the Appalachian Basin has narrowed as new pipeline projects are completed, Kallanish Energy reports.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is holding a public hearing on an air permit for the Atlantic Sunrise natural gas pipeline from 6:30 to 9:30 tonight. (Aug. 14), Kallanish Energy reports.
Legislation approved by the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania Senate has done the seemingly impossible: married a severance tax on shale gas production sought by environmental groups, with an expedited approval process for drilling permits wanted by the oil and gas industry.
Pin Oak Energy Partners, an Akron, Ohio-based privately-held producer, said Wednesday it has closed a deal with an undisclosed seller for oil and gas assets in Trumbull, Tuscarawas and Mahoning counties in Ohio, and Mercer, Crawford and Venango counties in Pennsylvania.
Higher production of natural gas, natural gas liquids and crude oil, coupled with much higher prices for the product trio equaled strong second-quarter financial results for Range Resources, the independent producer reports.