Pennsylvania DEP Releases Guidance to Assist Operators with Well Integrity Assessments and Air Permitting Issues

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently published on its website a series of video training tutorials to provide guidance on how to complete quarterly well inspections under the Mechanical Integrity Assessment (MIA) requ(…)

Marcellus Shale Coalition Releases Guidance On Drilling And Completion Phases

The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) announced that it has updated its recommended practices to include the Drilling and Completions phases of natural gas exploration. These recommendations cover a wide range of topics with regard to bringing a well in(…)

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Final Spill Policy Published

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will publish its final technical guidance document “Addressing Spills and Releases at Oil & Gas Well Sites or Access Roads” in the September 21, 2013 Pennsylvania Bulletin.  The proposed Spil(…)