Posts Categorized: Gas Drilling Injuries

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Chesapeake Sells West Virginia Marcellus Stake; Continues High Profile In Northeast Pennsylvania

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Chesapeake Gas and Oil committed untold resources to lease large amounts of acreage throughout the Marcellus Shale region.  Once fracking and natural gas drilling began in ernest, Chesapeake was positioned to be the major player throughout the region. Early on, Chesapeake’s business model paid handsome dividends for its owners.  The Marcellus play turned out to… Read more »

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Natural Gas Drilling Expected To Accelerate In Potter And Tioga Counties—dlp Lawyers Fight For Gas Drillers And Pipeline Workers Injured In Central Pennsylvania

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Natural gas drilling and fracking in Potter and Tioga counties in North Central Pennsylvania has been slow for the past four years.  Now reports out of the region indicate that visits from landsmen on behalf of drilling companies is increasing significantly.  With the influx of gathering pipeline construction projects drillers are securing leaseholds on many… Read more »

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Should Fracking Be Permitted Under Rivers And Lakes In Pennsylvania??—dlp Lawyers Fight For Personal Injury Victims In Wyoming, Bradford And Susquehanna Counties

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Many residents of Pennsylvania live along rivers, streams and lakes.  Pennsylvania is home to thousands of pristine water resources.  Since the advent of fracking and the natural gas drilling boom many of these people have raised concerns regarding water use and drilling near their properties.  Everyday, millions of gallons of water are removed from primarily… Read more »

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Marcellus Shale Counties Show Wage Increase–dlp Law Fights For Personal Injury Clients In Susquehanna, Bradford, Wyoming, And Other Gas Drilling Counties

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Since 2008 Pennsylvania has struggled through the recession with record unemployment and job loss.  Not so those counties fortunate enough to host Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling.  Wages in counties such as Susquehanna have increased dramatically.  Since 2008 the average wage in county has risen from approximately $450/week to over $750/week.  This amazing statistic can… Read more »

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Dep Drilling Regulations To Separate Traditional And Nontraditional/fracking Wells–dlp Lawyers Represent The Injured In Susquehanna And Bradford Counties

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The Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports today that the Department of Environmental Protection is in the early stages of redrafting and writing new natural gas and oil drilling regulations in Pennsylvania.  According to the PPG article, the new regulations will be different for traditional oil and gas wells and “new” fracking well sites. Preliminary drafts of the… Read more »

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Pittsburgh Post Gazette Investigates Dep And Natural Gas Reporting Requirements

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Today the PPG published the first in a three part series in which its reporters studied and evaluated every DEP report regarding natural gas drilling mishaps.  The report notes a DEP on line reporting system that is error prone and basically broke.  The initial article is very disheartening for industry and environmental activists concerned with… Read more »

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Gas Drilling Water News, Good And Bad!!–dlp Lawyers Fight For Personal Injury Victims In Marcellus Shale Region

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In our last post we reported that an important Department of Energy study concluded that fracking and the fracking drilling process performed thousands of feet underground does NOT cause water pollution.  This is very big news for the natural gas drilling business not only in Pennsylvania but worldwide. Now today, another story just broke out… Read more »

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Department Of Energy Study Finds No Water Pollution From Fracking!!

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In a landmark study authorized by the drilling industry and released today, the Department of Energy found no evidence of water pollution caused by fracking.  The study results indicate that the chemicals utilized in the fracking process do not migrate upward into the water aquifer.  Fracking is conducted over 5000 feet under the surface.  Opponents… Read more »