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Appalachian Resins to relocate planned $1 billion polyethylene plant to Ohio

Houston-based Appalachian Resins Inc has agreed to lease about 50 acres of land in the Salem Township of Ohio to build its planned $1 billion ethylene and polyethylene production facility.
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Natural gas production in Marcellus Region reaches record high

Natural gas production in the Marcellus Region exceeded 15 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in July, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported.
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MarkWest to expand processing capacity in Marcellus Shale

The company said it will add two new new cryogenic processing plants at its Sherwood complex in Doddridge County, West Virginia and its Mobley Complex in Wetzel County, West Virginia.
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Shale emerges as top revenue driver for oilfield companies

More than half of U.S. oil field services companies and 40 percent of independent upstream producers see shale development and production as a crucial component of their business.
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TransCanada wins firm natural gas transportation commitments for ANR

Calgary-based pipeline operator TransCanada Corp. has secured long-term commitments for the transportation of nearly 2 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day via its ANR pipeline system.
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Marcellus Shale to account for quarter of US natural gas production by 2015

The Marcellus Shale, which spans from New York to West Virginia, is among the most prolific sources of natural gas, but its importance as a driver for gas production is set to increase even further over the next couple of years
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Study dispels myth about disproportionate wastewater production from fracking wells

Natural gas wells where hydraulic fracturing is used generate less wastewater per unit of gas recovered compared to conventional wells.
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Study links large overseas earthquakes to tremors at US fracking sites

Large earthquakes around the world have been linked to tremors at U.S. sites where wastewater from gas drilling operations is injected into the ground.
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Study finds explosive gases in Pennsylvania drinking water

A new study by Duke University in Durham, N.C., suggests that people whose homes are located near fracking sites are exposed to a higher risk of having their drinking water contaminated.
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Fracking wastewater causes problems for treatment plants, study finds

According to a new study from the University Of Pittsburgh, wastewater treatment facilities are not able to remove all the pollutants from the water used in natural gas extraction.
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