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Dlp Gas Drilling Accident Team Continues To Represent The Seriously Injured

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Over the past several years the Natural Gas Drilling Litigation Team at Dougherty Leventhal Price LLP has handled serious and complex accident cases throughout the Marcellus shale Region especially in Susquehanna, Bradford, Wyoming, Tioga and other Counties.  Many of these cases involved gas riggers, pipeline workers and others involved in on-site construction accidents.  Many more… Read more »

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Dep Fines, State Budget Talks Highlight Pennsylvania Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling News

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As the June 30th deadline for passing a balanced budget approaches in Harrisburg, lawmakers and the Governor’s office are posturing their positions as they head into serious budget discussions.  Highlighting the inevitable fight is the proposed natural gas severance tax found in governor wolf’s initial budget.  Yesterday, the State House passed its first proposed budget…. Read more »

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Royal Dutch Shell Buys Land For “cracker” Plant!

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After years of speculation and inaction it appears that the proposed multi-billion dollar “cracker” plant in Western Pennsylvania is on track for construction.  Today, Royal Dutch Shell filed a deed indicating purchase of land in Potter Township, Beaver County for $13.5 million. The plant will convert abundant natural gas harvested from the Marcellus Shale and… Read more »

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New Drilling Leases Signed In Pennsylvania As North Carolina Balks At Fracking And Other News

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Although the slowdown in the natural gas rich Marcellus Shale regions of Pennsylvania continue, news of new natural gas lease signings continues.  The Mars Area School District approved a lease of 110 acres of school district property for fracking.  The district will receive lease revenues of $3100 per acre and 18% royalty fees.  Although viewed… Read more »

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Pa. Natural Gas Update From Dlp: Cracker Plant Has Life!

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Several years ago Pennsylvania government officials were all smiles announcing the possible construction of a multi-billion dollar ethane cracker plant in Monaca, Beaver County .   Royal Dutch Shell was identified as the developer.  A large track of land was placed under contract subject to many contingencies.  Tax breaks were dolled out in Harrisburg.  All… Read more »

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Marcellus Shale Drilling News From Dlp

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Some mixed news this week from the natural gas fields of Pennsylvania and elsewhere: –Today, Oklahoma officials announced that studies prove that oil and fracking waste injection wells do indeed cause earthquakes.  Not unexpected considering the quakes registered over the past several years in Oklahoma, Ohio and Texas. –Two companies from Thailand and Japan are… Read more »

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Many Topics In The Pennsylvania Marcellus Shale Fracking Update

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With the inauguration of Pennsylvania’s new Governor, Tom Wolf, news regarding the Marcellus shale natural gas industry seems to be in the headlines on an almost daily basis.  Some of the more recent topics– Governor Wolf announced a plan for new and stricter regulations on fracking and natural gas drilling affecting waste disposal, water pollution… Read more »