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Mergers, Midstream, and the Marcellus and Utica Shales

Spilman Ingots 24 Jul 2014 | 4:38 PM

The $6 billion merger of Williams Partners and Access Midstream Partners is proving to have a major impact on the Marcellus and Utica shales. The Pittsburgh Business Times provides insight here.Filed under: Energy Law Tagged: Access Midstream Partners, energy, Marcellus … Continue reading

Sunoco’s Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline Delayed?

Spilman Ingots 15 Jul 2014 | 1:05 PM

Legal challenges could hinder progress on the pipeline moving natural gas liquids from the Marcellus Shale in western Pennsylvania to Marcus Hook. Click here to read the entire NPR article.Filed under: Energy Law Tagged: energy, Marcellus Shale, natural gas liquids, … Continue reading

Observations of the Sixth Annual DUG Conference

Spilman Ingots 07 Jul 2014 | 8:53 PM

Scott Rotruck, Director of Energy & Transportation Services, recently attended the Developing Unconventional Gas Conference.  I had the great learning experience of attending The Sixth Annual Developing Unconventional Gas Conference, known as DUG East, earlier this month. The conference is … Continue reading

Marcellus Shale Gas and Pa. Steel – A Match Made in Heaven

Spilman Ingots 18 Jun 2014 | 1:41 PM

One of the most important components needed for safe natural gas drilling is high-quality steel pipe. With the federal government now investigating illegal “dumping” of key manufactured products by foreign companies, there is hope that Pennsylvania steel can profit from … Continue reading

A Discussion with Dave Spigelmyer, President, Marcellus Shale Coalition

Spilman Ingots 10 Jun 2014 | 3:24 PM

INTRODUCTION: Recently, Spilman’s Director of Energy & Transportation Services, Scott Rotruck, interviewed David Spigelmyer, president of the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC). Prior to his appointment to the MSC, Spigelmyer has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in the oil & … Continue reading

Pennsylvania’s Act 13 Impact Fee Revenues Rise

Spilman Ingots 29 May 2014 | 4:18 PM

Act 13′s Impact Fee revenues are expected to surpass $630 million through 2014. The majority of the funds are distributed to counties and municipalities across the Commonwealth for a variety of uses including environmental, public safety, infrastructure, emergency response and … Continue reading

Local Pittsburgh Runner Competes Internationally

Spilman Ingots 23 May 2014 | 1:24 PM

Congratulations to our T.C. Collins for successfully completing the Volkswagen Prague Marathon held May 11, 2014. With more than 14,000 entrants, T.C. finished with a time of 3:44:19. In addition to his outstanding running career, T.C. is a paralegal in our Pittsburgh … Continue reading

Natural Gas Expanding as a Major Player in Transportation Fuels

Spilman Ingots 15 May 2014 | 2:10 PM

The National Research Council recently recommended expanding the use of natural gas as transportation fuel along with a greater use of aerodynamic devices on trailers to reduce fuel consumption. Under development by the National Highway Safety Administration, the National Research … Continue reading

Spilman SuperVision Symposium Helps Businesses Prepare for What’s Next

Spilman Ingots 08 May 2014 | 2:57 PM

Spilman recently hosted more than 70 business leaders from the Mid-Atlantic region for the law firm’s Pittsburgh SuperVision™ symposium, which focused on helping businesses prepare for what’s next in employment challenges. Presentations discussed what’s next across the spectrum of HR hot … Continue reading

Major Natural Gas Power Plant Announcement Indicates Different Uses for Marcellus & Utica Shale Gas

Spilman Ingots 06 May 2014 | 7:56 PM

Spilman recently provided legal and environmental counsel for a $615 million natural gas combined-cycle power plant to be built in Moundsville, W.Va. The 37-acre site will be home to Moundsville Power’s 549 megawatt facility. The plant will utilize $105 million … Continue reading

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