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Marcellus permit activity in Pennsylvania

The Marcellus Shale formation in Pennsylvania saw a little bit of action over the last week, along with the U.S.’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company.

American Water Works Company announced last week that it has officially acquired Keystone Clearwater Solutions.  The Hershey, Pennsylvania-based company is a water service provider that offers a wide range of water services to the energy industry, specifically oil and gas companies.  Keystone’s customers are mainly located in the Appalachian region, which is located throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.

According to American Water, the acquisition helps it achieve its goal of developing complementary businesses. Paired with the company’s already existing shale activity, Keystone will allow American Water to enhance its ability to provide additional water services solutions to shale development related companies.

To read the full article regarding American Water Works Company’s latest acquisition and future plans, click here.

The following information is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and covers July 7th through July 12th.

New: 22

Renewed: 2

Top Counties by Number of Permits

Greene: 16

Washington: 5

Wycoming: 1

Beaver: 1

Clinton: 1

Top Companies by Number of Permits

ALPHA SHALE RES LP: 6

CHEVRON APPALACHIA LLC: 6

ENERGY CORP OF AMER: 4

RANGE RESOURCES APPALACHIA LLC: 4

CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA LLC: 2

ENERPLUS RES (USA) CORP: 1

RICE DRILLING B LLC: 1

One comment

  1. What are the major companies getting leases in Northwest Penna????????

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