Denver-based Antero Resources intends to complete 140 to 150 wells in the Appalachian Basin in 2018. That includes 120 to 125 wells in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania and West Virginia and 20 to 25 wells in the Utica Shale in Ohio, the company said on Wednesday.
Denver-based Energy Corporation of America has paid a $1.7 million fine to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for drilling violations in Greene and Clearfield counties, Kallanish Energy reports
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has scheduled a Jan. 31 public hearing on an air quality plan for a natural gas-fired power plant in Lackawanna County, Kallanish Energy reports.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has reached an agreement with environmental groups that will require 10 coal-fired power plants to obtain new water pollution permits with lower limits on toxic releases into streams, Kallanish Energy reports.
The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) extended by 30 days the period for submitting written comments on its proposed regulations to ban hydraulic fracturing within the four-state basin it oversees.
Ohio's second natural gas-fired base-load power plant is on line, Kallanish Energy reports. Boston-based Advanced Power Services and its subsidiary, Carroll County Energy, announced on Wednesday that their 700-megawatt Carroll County Energy plant in eastern Ohio has started commercial operations.