An effort to draft best practices for drilling of Marcellus Shale deposits in Western Maryland could result in some of the strictest fracking regulations in the country.Read More »
The Senate Budget and Taxation Committee heard nearly three hours of testimony on Tuesday on a transportation funding bill that is seemingly steaming toward approval by the General Assembly.
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ANNAPOLIS — Failure to pass legislation that would have forced energy companies to fund gas drilling studies could mean more delays for those wanting to tap in the natural gas lurking in western Maryland. Members of a commission created to ...
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FLINTSTONE — Energy industry representatives and skeptics clashed Thursday over taxation issues and a three-year timeline for studying the risks and benefits of natural-gas drilling in Maryland’s section of the Marcellus Shale. With lucrative production from Marcellus wells under way ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Petroleum Council says Maryland’s governor is delaying investment in the state by ordering a study of the impact of drilling for gas in western Maryland. The council issued a statement Tuesday saying Maryland is competing with ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The natural gas industry is urging Gov. Martin O’Malley to allow drilling in western Maryland’s section of the Marcellus Shale. The Maryland Petroleum Council said in a statement Sunday that the geological formation underlying parts of the state’s ...Read More »