The natural gas industry in Pennsylvania has generated more than $1.8 billion in tax revenue in the last seven years, the Marcellus Shale Coalition said.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources said natural gas production from the Utica shale play was slow but could pick up in the next few years.
W.H. Smith Co. reports it has completed acquisition of intellectual property rights and related assets made for the U.S. military by LaBarge Products Inc.
U.S. energy company Williams and Boardwalk Pipeline Partners announced plans for a joint venture to move Midwest shale natural gas to the southern coast.
More than 21,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day are expected to come from the Utica shale play in Ohio given new acreage, said Gulfport Energy Corp.
Concerns about the extraction of shale natural gas in New York state suggests the government may miss a regulations deadline, a commissioner said.
Oklahoma company Gulfport Energy said two wells in the Utica shale play yielded a combined 26.9 million cubic feet of gas per day during testing.
Fracking makes less wastewater per unit of gas obtained than conventional wells but can overwhelm some regions' wastewater disposal capacity, researchers say.
U.S. energy company Gulfport Energy Corp. said it amended a deal reached this week to take on additional shale acreage in eastern Ohio.
Norwegian energy company Statoil announced Wednesday it was spending $590 million to acquire acreage in the Marcellus shale play in the United States.