drill rig

Drilling Rig Accident Investigation Continues

Investigation of the recent drilling rig accident in LeRoy, Bradford County Pennsylvania which caused uncontrolled leakage of drill rig liquids continues.  The drill rig company is placing blame on other companies involved at the drill drill rig site for causing the...

Drilling Rig Companies Contributing To Economy

As the battle over taxation of drilling rig /gas producing companies heats up in Pennsylvania opponents of the tax are citing major economic contributions to the State’s economy.   Anti-tax advocates claim that the gas drilling industry has already contributed...

Potential Gas Drilling Legislation Heats Up

Pennsylvania’s Oil and Gas Act has not been amended in many years.  With the expansion of the Marcellus Shale gas drilling industry throughout the Commonwealth the call for regulation updates is heating up in Harrisburg.  Numerous bills are pending in the...

Duke Study Finds Methane In Well Water

A Preliminary study by Duke University has identified methane caused by drill rig activity in well water in Northeastern Pennsylvania.  The study is ongoing and more sampling and study needs to be completed.  The samples in the study included those taken from...

Drill Rig Accident Causes Environmental Concerns

The recent drill rig accident in Bradford County Pennsylvania causing fracking materials to leak into the Towanda river continues to make the news.  Recently the Governor of Maryland announced that he is considering filing a lawsuit against the responsible gas company...