WHEELING, W.Va. — Move aside, Marcellus and Utica shales, and make way for a new player in the natural gas bonanza: the Devonian Shale. Earlier this month, Consol Energy became the third company to successfully extract natural gas from the ...Read More »
CUMBERLAND — Maryland’s Department of the Environment is seeking public comment on proposed “best practices” for natural gas drilling in western Maryland. The Cumberland Times-News reported Thursday that the comment period runs through Aug. 9. The proposals were developed by ...Read More »
The General Assembly has approved a slightly modified version of the $37 billion budget proposed by Gov. Martin O’Malley, an accord that almost closes what was once a $2 billion structural deficit.Read More »
McLEAN, Va. — Hoping to capitalize on a boom in natural gas production, a Virginia-based energy company is submitting a 12,000-page application to federal regulators to build a $3.4 billion plant in southern Maryland to export liquefied natural gas. Richmond, ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers seeking to block the gas drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing have struck out in the General Assembly. The Cumberland Times-News reports that a bill seeking a moratorium on the practice was withdrawn Thursday in the House ...Read More »
Hydraulic fracturing, the controversial natural gas drilling technique colloquially called fracking, will not face a ban in Maryland.
Tagged with: Bobby Zirkin Fracking Health and Environmental Affairs Committee Heather R. Mizeur house of delegates hydraulic fracturing Joan Carter Conway marcellus shale natural gas senate Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr.Read More »
A new poll suggests more than three-quarters of Maryland residents want the General Assembly to ensure safety studies are completed before fracking, is allowed in the state.Read More »