Brian Black’s book also looks at how oil is portrayed in media — from muckracking journalism to “The Beverly Hillbillies.”
Pennsylvania’s new law governing Marcellus shale gas drilling — Act 13 — bars doctors and other health professions from sharing information about what chemicals are used in the process.
So, with a half-billion-dollar potential hit to the regional economy looming in just three months, what does the future hold for the Delaware Valley’s three local refineries? Sunoco CEO Brian MacDonald isn’t sure.
The feds have approved some $5 million that will aid displaced workers at a pair of shuttered oil refineries in Delaware County.
Three companies are proposing to build a billion-dollar natural gas pipeline through Pennsylvania and other states to ship natural gas from the Marcellus Shale formation to mid-Atlantic markets.
The price of electricity is dropping in our area. But why is that the case?
Numerous polls show that Americans, with the steepest income gap of any developed country, are concerned about the growing trend but are divided over what to do about it.
Dozens of parks in Pennsylvania will be receiving state funding for various conservation and recreation projects.
With all the controversy about natural gas production from Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale region, you might wonder where green energy fits in. Quite nicely, says an advocate.
Both the Pennsylvania House and Senate have now passed different bills to regulate and impose fees on the state’s natural gas drilling industry.
The state legislature continues to move closer to enacting a bill that would regulate natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania.
Scientists are exploring a new concern about gas extraction in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale beds: Earthquakes.
State Senate action on a bill to regulate and impose fees on natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania has been delayed for at least two weeks.
Tracy Carluccio of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network says the proposed fees pale in comparison to the damage that can be done by fracking.
The governor is proposing a fee that would collect a total of $160,000 per natural gas well over a 10-year period.