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Constitution pipeline ready to go, Kinder Morgan project shelved

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — While one company has shelved plans for a natural gas pipeline from New York into New England, another project following a similar route is poised to proceed. Constitution Pipeline spokesman Christopher Stockton says Thursday that the pipeline from Pennsylvania’s shale gas fields to eastern New York is supported by firm customer commitments. Project partners include Cabot ...

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Firm suspends plans to build $3.3B natural gas pipeline

BOSTON (AP) — Plans to build a $3.3 billion natural gas pipeline from New York into New England through western Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire have been suspended. Houston-based Kinder Morgan Inc. announced Wednesday it has decided to stop work on the project. It cited a lack of contracts with gas distribution companies. The company also said New England states ...

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Why fracking matters to the New York Primary

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Although it won’t be on the ballot, the New York primary could become a referendum on fracking. With passions running high both for and against the technology used to produce oil and natural gas, the candidates’ positions on fracking could affect the New York primary’s outcome. Both Democrat candidates oppose fracking. In the seventh debate, Sen. Bernie Sanders stated he ...

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US rig count drops 3 this week to 440, another all-time low

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by three this week to 440, again reaching an-time low amid depressed energy industry prices. A year ago, 954 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday 351 rigs sought oil and 89 explored for natural gas. Among major ...

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Top Marcellus news stories: April 8-15

Top Marcellus news stories: April 8-15

Review the top Marcellus news stories from the past week. During a swing through New York, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said he wants to eliminate fracking, and tragedy struck the oil industry as two workers were killed while repairing a Texas pipeline. 5.) Chevron announces more Houston job cuts Chevron plans to cut 655 Houston jobs as part of a ...

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Sanders criticizes Clinton record on fracking

The Latest: Sanders criticizes Clinton record on fracking

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016 (all times Eastern Daylight Time): 11:05 a.m. A swing through upstate New York is providing Bernie Sanders with a fresh opportunity to contrast himself with Hillary Clinton on fracking — an oil and gas drilling method that’s been banned in the state. In a lengthy riff at a rally in Binghamton, New ...

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Top 5 Marcellus news stories – March 25 – April 8

The Marcellus has been a busy place in recent weeks. Pipeline companies are getting fined, Range Resources is throwing up for sale signs, and small drillers in Pennsylvania are standing up to fight the man. Meanwhile, in the Middle East, it’s becoming more likely that OPEC member nations might actually freeze oil production. See what you missed with our recap of what ...

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Protesters charged in Sunoco pipeline construction case

HUNTINGDON, Pa. (AP) — Three people are facing charges after allegedly getting in the way of tree-felling crews building Sunoco Logistics’ Mariner East 2 natural gas pipeline across southern Pennsylvania. A preliminary hearing scheduled for Wednesday in Huntingdon County court was rescheduled for May 11. Ellen Gerhart and two others were arrested after crews began felling trees on Gerhart’s property ...

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Oil pipeline opponents say local bans will derail project

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Environmental groups are citing a provision in a 107-year-old transportation law in trying to derail an oil pipeline project from upstate New York to New Jersey. The New York Transportation Corporations Law of 1909 gives villages and cities veto power over oil pipelines crossing their borders, Daniel Raichel, a lawyer for the Natural Resources Defense Council, ...

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