Posts Categorized: Gas Drilling Injuries

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Fracking Now Big In Oil Drilling And Exploration—dlp Represents The Seriously Injured In Marcellus Shale Region

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Fracking is generally thought of as the drilling method that opened up the natural gas shale play throughout the United States and elsewhere.   Reports today indicate that the fracking method of drilling is being utilized in the exploration and drilling for oil.  The horizontal method of drilling has been shown to be very effective in… Read more »

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Natural Gas Powered Trucks And Fracking Disposal Earthquakes In The News—-dlp Lawyers In Bradford County Fighting For Gas Drilling And Pipeline Accident Victims

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The news today contains two interesting fracking related stories.  Kane is Able Trucking headquartered in Scranton has purchased eight natural gas powered tractor trailers.  Although more expensive, the trucks will use locally abundant and cheaper natural gas as fuel and overall will require less maintenance and will last longer than standard diesel and gas powered… Read more »

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Bradford County Natural Gas Powered Electric Plant Construction Well Underway!!—-dlp Fights For The Injured In Bradford County

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Panda Equity is a private fund investing in American energy.  Currently Panda is investing millions of dollars in a brand new natural gas electric power plant located along the Susquehanna River near Asylum, Pa.  Construction is well under way at the present time.  Panda recently announced plans to construct a second plant in Marcellus rich Lycoming… Read more »

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Minimum 12.5% Gas Royalty The Law In Pennsylvania

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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has decided not to hear arguments in the case of Southwest Energy  v  Forest Trust.  The decision lets stand a Superior Court opinion upholding the minimum 12.5% royalty payment due to landowners under Pennsylvania law.  In the Southwest case, the gas company tried to receive an “assignment back” of 50% of… Read more »

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Lancaster Pipeline On The Way??—dlp Gas Drilling/pipeline Worker Injury Team Fights For Clients In Rural Pennsylvania

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Pipeline construction is booming in Pennsylvania and throughout the Marcellus Shale Region.  Reports indicate that a somewhat controversial pipeline project which will run through Lancaster County is ready to take off.  A local company is adding a pipeline fabrication unit to its production unit.  The investment will create jobs and manufacture pipes for the proposed… Read more »

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Pennsylvania Natural Gas Production At Record Levels—dlp Trial Lawyers Record Significant Results For Gas Drilling And Pipeline Workers In Nepa

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Traveling to Athens Bradford County to meet a personal injury client the other day I noticed the lack of natural gas drilling related traffic on Route 6.  Clearly the number of new well being fracked is way down at the present time.  However, looks can be deceiving when it comes to natural gas production.  Reports… Read more »

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Most Fracking “leaks” Go Unreported–dlp Personal Injury Lawyers Fight For Gas Drillers Injured Fracking In Bradford, Susquehanna, Wyoming And Tioga Counties

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Reports today note that DEP oversight of fracking accidents involving spills has been hampered by lack of notice.  The reports indicate that many companies fail to report the spills either at all, or on an untimely basis.  Many of the spills are deemed “minor” and not a big deal by the companies involved.  Also, lack… Read more »

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Gas Wells Leaking Methane For Years—-dlp Is Gas Drilling Rig Accident Law Firm

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Amid Auditor General investigations and reports and recent concerns about the health effects of fracking, the Scranton Times reports today that at least five natural gas wells in Northeast Pennsylvania have been leaking methane gas for several years.  The Times reporter cited DEP records of citations issued with respect to the faulty wells.  The entire… Read more »

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Cabot Oil And Gas Continues To Push For Pipeline Completion–dlp Trial Lawyer Continue To Represent Seriously Injured In Susquehanna, Bradford, Wyoming, Tioga And Other Marcellus Shale Counties

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Cabot Oil and Gas continues to produce significant amount of natural gas especially in Susquehanna County.  Cabot has also drilled numerous natural gas wells throughout Northeast Pennsylvania.  The company is producing record amount of natural gas and with the new wells already dug is ready to increase production. Reports this week indicate that Cabot is… Read more »

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Dep Underfunded And Short Staffed In Overseeing Marsellus Shale Natural Gas Boom

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In a lengthy report reviewing the Department of Environment and its performance regulating the Marcellus Shale Natural gas boom from 2008 through 2012, the Pennsylvania Auditor General found what most people already knew—Pennsylvania lacked modern regulations to handle the fracking explosion of activity and DEP was understaffed and underfunded to properly regulate the natural gas… Read more »