November 20, 2017

MD Dept. of the Environment: All Drilling Permits Have Been Withdrawn

Gas prospects in Maryland looking unfavorable
By Matthew Bieniek, Cumberland Times-News, Jan. 22, 2013

The prognosis for natural gas drilling via fracking in Western Maryland’s Marcellus Shale formations any time soon is looking increasingly problematic, according to a recent presentation by the Maryland Department of the Environment.

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Viability of Shale Gas Power Source in Doubt Due to Cost

Industry experts’ figures predict fracking in the UK will not be commerically viable.
By Tom Bawden, The Independent, Dec. 20, 2012

George Osborne’s hope for a shale gas revolution in the UK has been dealt a serious blow after a leading authority on the energy industry predicted that it would … Continue reading

Statoil to Move Marcellus Gas to Canada

Norway’s Statoil to move Marcellus gas to Canada
Published: May 4, 2010 at 11:06 AM (upi.com)

STAMFORD, Conn., May 4 (UPI)

The U.S. subsidiary of Statoil announced Tuesday it landed a deal to ship gas from the Marcellus shale play in Pennsylvania to markets in Canada.

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