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Drilling Down: Lawmakers Propose New Regs for Injection Wells | January 13, 2016

Lawmakers Propose New Regs for Injection Wells

WARREN, Ohio – Two state legislators from Trumbull County and another from Ashtabula County say a bill they’ve sponsored in the Ohio House of Representatives will strengthen safety regulations associated with Class II injection wells. State Reps. Sean O’Brien, D-Bazetta, Michael O’Brien, D-Warren, and John Patterson, D-Jefferson, say H.B. 422, if enacted, would sensibly regulate […]

Drilling Down: Eclipse Resources to Minimize Utica Drilling in 2016 | January 6, 2016

Eclipse Resources to Minimize Utica Drilling in 2016

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Eclipse Resources Corp. says it will curtail natural gas production in the Utica shale this year while minimizing new drilling and completion operations. Oil and gas prices remain depressed, leaving energy companies few alternatives other than cutting output and reducing capital expenditures for additional exploration activities. “The company continues to closely […]

Drilling Down: Pa. Attorney General Sues Chesapeake Over Royalties | December 10, 2015

Pa. Attorney General Sues Chesapeake Over Royalties

BRADFORD, Pa. – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane claims Chesapeake Energy used “a bait and switch scheme” to wrongfully deduct from landowners’ royalty checks payments the company made to related affiliates. Tracy W. Wertz, chief deputy attorney general in the AG’s Antitust Section filed the lawsuit Wednesday in Bradford County Common Pleas Court. It seeks […]