Here’s an Energy Policy Prescription for Pa.’s Next Governor

PennLive By Stephanie Catarino Wissman In state after state, energy was a winning issue in the midterm elections. Candidates who agreed on little else often found common ground in championing America’s job-creating energy revolution. In West Virginia, Democratic Senate candidate Natalie Tennant made a point of saying “It’s not about Democrat versus Republican… I disagree with […]

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Study: Ethane Production Skyrocketing

Times Leader By Casey Junkins WHEELING – A new study estimates United States ethane yields will more than double over the next decade, with a large amount of the increase attributed to Marcellus and Utica shale production. “While domestic ethane demand will rise by about 0.8 million barrels per day to 1.8 million barrels per […]

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Governor Tomblin to Lead Trade Mission To Brazil

Huntington News CHARLESTON, W.Va. (November 06, 2014) – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced he will be traveling to Brazil with members of the West Virginia Development Office to continue ongoing discussions with executive leadership from Odebrecht and Braskem.  The 5-day mission, scheduled to take place November 10-14, will focus on next steps associated with […]

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Sunoco Logistics announces second, bigger natural gas liquids pipeline

By Katie Colaneri Philadelphia-based Sunoco Logistics has announced a new $2.5 billion pipeline project to move natural gas liquids across the state. “Mariner East 2” would start in Ohio, bringing ethane and propane through West Virginia and western Pennsylvania to an industrial complex on the Delaware River. The 350-mile pipeline would run parallel to its predecessor, […]

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FirstEnergy increases profit with boost in industrial use

By Katelyn Ferral Growing electricity demand from shale drilling is boosting the transmission business at FirstEnergy Corp., which announced plans to pour money into new distribution plants and upgrade transmission lines. “Clearly, shale-related activity remains a bright spot,” Chuck Jones, president of FirstEnergy Utilities, said during a call Tuesday to discuss the latest earnings. The […]

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Chesapeake Energy Profit Surges On Natural Gas Strength

Wall Street Journal By Chelsey Dulaney Chesapeake Energy Corp. said its third-quarter profit more than tripled as the company posted sharply higher revenue in its natural gas and oil segment and increased production. Results easily topped Wall Street expectations. Chesapeake has struggled to recover from years of aggressive spending as the land-grab approach the company […]

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Dominion Pre-Files Request for Environmental Review of Supply Header Project With FERC

State Journal By Sarah Tincher Dominion submitted a pre-filing request to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Nov. 4 asking the commission to begin its environmental review of the proposed $500 million Supply Header Project. The Project, which will be built and operated by the company’s Dominion Transmission subsidiary, would provide an additional 1.5 billion cubic […]

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