Maryland Releases Draft Marcellus Best Practices Report

The Maryland Departments of the Environment (MDE) and Natural Resources (MDNR) recently released a draft report on recommended best practices for Marcellus Shale development in Maryland, pursuant to Maryland’s Marcellus Shale Safe Drilling Initiative.(…)

New Shale Drilling Initiative Announces Performance Standards

The Center for Sustainable Shale Development (“CSSD”), a newly formed independent organization supporting best practices, announced 15 new performance standards for operators in the oil and gas industry. The CSSD will offer an independent, third-party(…)