Some businesses think they have the technology to clean up frack wastewater. But can it ever be a moneymaker?
The Department of Environmental Protection proposed ratcheting up several regulations for the oil and gas industry this week, showing another facet of Gov. Tom Wolf’s approach to the state’s gas industry.
A new report predicts a less rosy picture for Marcellus Shale production than current government estimates. The numbers from University of Texas researchers say shale gas could peak in just five years.
In Lewis County, West Virginia, residents are beginning to find out details about CONSOL Energy’s plans to expand oil and gas development in their area. The prospect is prompting excitement, and trepidation.
WPSU's Kristine Allen speaks with poet Julia Spicher Kasdorf about her foray into "docupoetry." Kasdorf is a Professor of English and Women's Studies at Penn State University. She visited areas of Pennsylvania affected by Marcellus Shale development, and is completing a collection of documentary poetry.
Fracking took center state during part of the first debate between Pennsylvania's candidates for governor. Republican Incumbent Tom Corbett and Democrat Tom Wolf each answered questions about how the state should tax the oil and gas industry.
Dominion Resources officially announced a new partnership that will pump billions of cubic feet of natural gas a day out of West Virginia. That is if a federal regulatory commission approves the project.
Shale gas drillers spilled waste water and other liquids 137 times in seven years in Pennsylvania, and a lot of those times the companies didn’t even notice. An ongoing series of investigative reports in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette explores these spills.