drilling

Gas Drilling in Pennsylvania: Boom or Bust??

Conflicting reports on the gas drilling industry in Pennsylvania surfaced on the same day.  One report noted “gushers” at gas drilling rig sites in Bradford and Susquehanna Counties.  The New York Times published a front page article citing various...

Drilling Rig Gas Tax Deadline?

Should Pennsylvania impose a tax on the gas drilling industry?  Governor Tom Corbett says “No” but he awaits a report from a Commission reviewing the issue.  The Commission report is due out in late July, 2011.  However, the State budget is due to be...

Gas Drilling Industry Benefiting Local Industries

Reports continue to document the extraordinary economic stimulus the gas drilling industry is creating throughout Pennsylvania benefiting its citizens.   Williamsport, a former logging center, is now a gas drilling center.  Industries such as the hotel, chemical and...

Hunting Lands To See More Gas Drilling Rigs

Vowing to maintain State game land areas that contain wetlands, streams and certain wild life habitat, the Pennsylvania Fish and Game Commission has opened additional acreage for gas drilling rig construction and exploration.  Fees received for leasing state game...