Marcellus & Utica Shale Newsroom

New Report: Marcellus Shale a Game-Changer for the U.S.

Spilman Marcellus News 04 Mar 2014 | 7:18 AM

Since the 2008 boom, the Marcellus Shale has been seen by the natural gas industry as a tremendous resource for clean and abundant energy. A recent study now reiterates that perception and finds the Marcellus Shale will have an even … Continue reading

Texas company plans $468 million pipeline to ship Utica Shale natural gas to Gulf Coast

Spilman Marcellus News 18 Feb 2014 | 1:01 PM

As we noted in our last e-newsletter, the race is on to build out the midstream infrastructure required to move shale gas from the Marcellus and Utica regions to other markets for wholesale and export. The Akron Beacon Journal reports, … Continue reading

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Reports That Noise Solutions Offers Fracking a Way to Keep Quiet

Spilman Marcellus News 12 Feb 2014 | 7:44 AM

Noise Solutions’ plant in Sharon, Pa. offers an innovative noise-reducing technology aimed at helping the natural gas industry and others.  Read the full story here.

LNG for Locomotives, Too?

Spilman Marcellus News 25 Nov 2013 | 4:08 PM

We have written before about LNG vehicles and fleets — now locomotives are also looking to the fuel as a better alternative for efficiency and affordability. The State Journal reports that CSX, among other companies, is exploring the option. We will … Continue reading

Odebrecht to Explore Appalachian Industrial Investment

Spilman Marcellus News 15 Nov 2013 | 6:14 AM

Press release from the office of W.Va. Governor Earl Ray Tomblin: Odebrecht to Explore Appalachian Industrial Investment PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and Odebrecht announced today that Odebrecht will explore the development of a new petrochemical complex in … Continue reading

Former Chesapeake Energy VP Rotruck Joins Spilman

Spilman Marcellus News 07 Nov 2013 | 9:14 AM

  Scott Rotruck joined Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC as Director of Energy and Transportation Services. As a member of the Spilman government relations team, focusing on the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays, Rotruck will assist clients as a problem-solver, … Continue reading

New Weight Restrictions to Be Seen on Pa. Bridges

Spilman Marcellus News 06 Aug 2013 | 10:06 AM

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, concerned about structurally deficient and deteriorating bridges, is posting weight restrictions on bridges all across the state. Trucks supporting the shale gas industry should be on alert for the possibility of new weight restrictions affecting their … Continue reading

The Shale Play Today – July 2013

Spilman Marcellus News 30 Jul 2013 | 3:47 PM

The latest issue of The Shale Play Today is out. This month, articles touch on Pennsylvania’s Oil & Gas Lease Act, updates from WV DEP and more.

Another Gas-Powered Electric Power Plant in the Works in Ohio

Spilman Marcellus News 11 Jul 2013 | 1:05 PM

Natural gas companies in the Marcellus and Utica Shales will have another end-user in Ohio in a few years when Carroll County Energy builds a new natural gas-powered electric power plant.  ### Private company plans Ohio electric plant Wednesday, … Continue reading

Consol to Concentrate on Gas

Spilman Marcellus News 08 May 2013 | 4:04 PM

Consol Energy is taking bold steps toward updating its current business model to reflect changing energy needs and interests in the U.S. and abroad. The company plans to put more focus on its gas interests moving forward. Read on for more on … Continue reading

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