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World’s 1st carbon capture power plant switches on in Canada

By The Guardian
Canada has switched on the first large-scale coal-fired power plant fitted with a technology that proponents say enables the burning of fossil fuels without tipping …

Rule to close coal royalty loophole
Judge orders W.Va. agency to release pollution data
W.Va. coal mine company lays off 130 workers
550 W.Va. coal miners failed drug tests in two years
Longview seeks settlement regarding Dunkard Creek

Utilities

Large-scale batteries are integral in shift to renewable energy

By Megha Satyanarayana
At Turkey Hill Dairy in Lancaster County, the secret ingredient in its ice cream is wind. Along with conventionally derived power used to make its sweet treats, the dairy is the sole customer of a nearby wind farm, built in 2010, that provides 25 percent of its electricity. “That’s honestly …

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Where the rigs are

The latest shale wells drilled in Pennsylvania.
SPUD DATEOPERATORMUNICIPALITYNAME
10/18/2014EQTMorgan, Greene CountyBEAZER (3 wells)
10/18/2014Consol EnergyMorris, Greene CountyHYDE (2 wells)
10/18/2014Chief Oil & GasElkland, Sullivan CountyKUZIAK (2 wells)
10/17/2014Vantage EnergyFranklin Twp., Greene CountyPATTON
10/17/2014Inflection EnergyEldred, Lycoming CountyTLC (4 wells)
10/16/2014Chief Oil & GasElkland, Sullivan CountyKUZIAK (2 wells)
10/16/2014Chief Oil & GasElkland, Sullivan CountyREIBSON EAST
10/16/2014Southwestern EnergyJackson, Susquehanna CountyFOLKVARD
10/15/2014EQTMorris, Greene CountySCOTTS RUN
10/14/2014Vantage EnergyFranklin Twp., Greene CountyPATTON (3 wells)
10/14/2014Southwestern EnergyJackson, Susquehanna CountyDROPP
10/14/2014Range ResourcesNorth Strabane, Washington CountyBIER ALBERT (5 wells)
10/13/2014Chesapeake Monroe Twp., Bradford CountyLUCY N BRA
10/13/2014Rice EnergyAleppo, Greene CountyCHARLES BEHM (3 wells)
10/13/2014Inflection EnergyEldred, Lycoming CountyWINTER (2 wells)
10/13/2014Chief Oil & GasElkland, Sullivan CountyREIBSON
10/13/2014Southwestern EnergyJackson, Susquehanna CountyLEONARD
10/9/2014Cabot Oil & GasBrooklyn, Susquehanna CountyDIAZ FAMILY (2 wells)
10/8/2014Snyder BrosEast Franklin Twp., Armstrong CountyAMBROSE
10/8/2014EQTMorgan, Greene CountyBEAZER (2 wells)
10/8/2014AnadarkoCummings, Lycoming CountyCOP TRACT 356
10/8/2014Southwestern EnergyNew Milford, Susquehanna CountyCOLWELL WEST
10/8/2014Range ResourcesChartiers, Washington CountyA & D FERGUSON DEV (2 wells)
10/7/2014Southwestern EnergyOakland, Susquehanna CountyCOLWELL NORTH
10/7/2014ChesapeakeMeshoppen, Wyoming CountyLASHER SW SUS (2 wells)
10/7/2014ChesapeakeMeshoppen, Wyoming CountyMCDONOUGH WYO
10/6/2014Snyder BrosEast Franklin Twp., Armstrong CountyAMBROSE (2 wells)
10/6/2014Range ResourcesSnow Shoe, Centre CountyGULF USA
10/6/2014Range ResourcesChartiers, Washington CountyA&D FERGUSON DEV (3 wells)
10/5/2014Range ResourcesRobinson, Washington CountyPAREES (2 wells)
10/4/2014XTO EnergyClearfield Twp. Butler CountyBERGBIGLER (5 wells)
10/4/2014Range ResourcesAnthony, Lycoming CountySECHRIST MARK
10/3/2014ChesapeakeAuburn, Susquehanna CountyDAVIS
10/3/2014ChesapeakeAuburn, Susquehanna CountyKIPAR (3 wells)
10/3/2014Consol EnergyEast Finley, Washington CountyCONSOL (10 wells)
10/2/2014Talisman EnergyArmenia Twp., Bradford CountyKLEIN (4 wells)
10/1/2014Vantage EnergyWashington TwpHABE (7 wells)
10/1/2014Hilcorp EnergyMahoning, Lawrence CountyMAHONING SIEGEL (2 wells)
10/1/2014AnadarkoCogan House Twp., Lycoming CountyKURT H HAUFLER (3 wells)
9/30/2014Range ResourcesRobinson, Washington CountyPAREES (5 wells)
9/29/2014Rex EnergyConnoquenessing Twp., Butler CountyBLOOM (3 wells)
9/26/2014EQTWashington Twp., Jefferson CountyWEED (4 wells)
9/24/2014Cabot Oil & Gas Brooklyn, Susquehanna CountyFOLTZ
9/24/2014Campbell Oil & GasDerry Twp., Westmoreland CountyDUFF
9/23/2014XTO EnergyDonegal, Butler CountyLANDGRAF (2 wells)
9/23/2014Chief Oil & GasCherry, Sullivan CountyDACHEUX (2 wells)
9/23/2014Southwestern EnergyNew Milford, Susquehanna CountyRACINE (3 wells)
9/22/2014EQTMorris, Greene CountyJ MONINGER

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