Russia's Natural Resources Minister Sergei Donskoi

Russia’s Natural Resources Minister Wants Shale Oil Regulation Eased

Reuters October 21, 2014 Reporting by Katya Golubkova; Editing by Louise Ireland Russia needs to lighten regulation to exploit unconventional oil deposits, including shale, its natural resources minister said, as conventional resources dwindle and Western sanctions limit access to foreign technologies and financing. The world’s top oil producer, believed to hold most of the world’s shale […]

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Southwestern Celebrates Marcellus Growth

Independent Weekender By Robert L. Baker, Times-Shamrock Writer The top guns from Southwestern Energy’s Houston, Texas, office were in Wyoming County Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 30) to celebrate its 5-year investment in the Marcellus Shale. SWN senior vice president Jack Bergeron, who oversees the company’s Marcellus operations in its Appalachia Division, said of the activity at […]

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Gov Tom Corbett

Court To Hear Shale Gas Challenge

Powersource  By Laura Legere Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court will hear arguments Wednesday in a legal battle over whether the state violated its duty to conserve public natural resources by leasing state forests for shale gas development and using the bonanza to balance budgets. The case will determine if Gov. Tom Corbett and the General Assembly can […]

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