News & Updates

Colo., Okla., Pa., Wyo. Push for Natural-Gas Cars

ENGLEWOOD, CO November 2, 2011 (Associated Press/ABC News)The governors of Colorado, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Wyoming are teaming up to encourage U.S.

IEA special report explores potential for ‘golden age’ of natural gas

LONDON, 6 June 2011 - As supply and demand factors increasingly point to a future in which natural gas plays a greater role in the global energy mix, the International Energy Agency (IEA) on Monday

Increased Drilling Creates Jobs

March 17, 2011 ( An oil drilling boom across the American West is creating a wealth of job opportunities at a time when the most segments of the economy remain sluggish.

Chesapeake: Shale here for decades

December 9, 2010 (Shreveport Times). Chesapeake Energy's message to a 100 or so folks gathered at the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce office Wednesday afternoon is the company will be developing the Haynesville Shale and the lesser known Bossier Shale for decades to come. State conservation office Commissioner Jim Welch took a few minutes to explain the groundwater protections that are in place.

Eyes of natural gas industry on Pa., Marcellus

October 16, 2010 (Buffalo News, "The eyes of the world are back on Pennsylvania as part of a transformation, I believe, in energy policy," Scott Perry, director of the state's Bureau of Oil and Gas Management, said this week at Penn State University's Marcellus Summit conference, co-sponsored by the IOGCC.

Congressman Tim Murphy addresses 2010 Marcellus Shale Summit (video)

October 11, 2010. 2010 Marcellus Shale Summit. State College, PA (PCN News). Congressman Tim Murphy R- Pennsylvania discusses Marcellus Shale Gas and America's future

Speakers say road work emerging issue in Marcellus development

October 13, 2010 (PennEnergy). Speakers at the 2010 Marcellus Summit, cohosted by the IOGCC, continued to emphasize the importance of steady and open communications with all interested parties as the conference at Penn State University moved into its second and final day. Road work is a critical issue, two producers said.

Pa. environmental board approves proposed disclosure regulations for Marcellus Shale gas drilling

October 12, 2010 (Associated Press). A set of proposed regulations to modernize safety in Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry and force drillers to disclose the chemicals they use cleared a first procedural hurdle Tuesday.

Regulators voice concerns at Marcellus Shale Summit

October 11, 2010 (Oil and Gas Journal - Nick Snow). IOGCC Shale Gas Directors Scott Perry (PA), Bradley Field (NY), Rick Simmers (OH) and James Welsh (LA) spoke yesterday at the Marcellus Summit in State College, PA.

Pennsylvania Marcellus rules protect environment, official says

October 11, 2010 (Oil and Gas Journal - Nick Snow) Pennsylvania has responded to Marcellus shale development by enacting the country's most stringent development regulations.