EDITORIAL: 'Latest anti-drilling claims are so much laughing gas'

The New York Daily News editorial board comes out in opposition to calls by some New York state officials to explore an alleged link between hydraulic fracturing and syphilis.



Politics, environmental, global trade issues complicate natural gas exportation

Manufacturers and drillers have been warring over exports for more than a year, but many industry analysts say exporting is inevitable.



Natural Gas On The Verge Of A Breakout To $4 As Stars Line Up

The boom in natural gas production that has pushed prices below $2 per thousand cubic feet back in April has planted the seed for a huge correction the other way.



High level of methane found in Mohawk Valley well

The Utica, NY Observer-Dispatch reports that the U.S. Geological Survey has released a report on groundwater wells in New York. Of 239 wells surveyed, about 12 were tested in the Mohawk Valley, and one of them was found to have more than 28 milligrams per liter of dissolved methane in the water.



Natural Gas: Putting the Pedal to the Metal

The coming U.S. energy boom, spearheaded by new technologies that have enabled us to recover vast amounts of previously inaccessible oil and natural gas from rock formations, will be important for several reasons, not least the nation's competitive advantage in the global economy.



NY Elected Officials Urge Gov. Cuomo to Act on Natural Gas Development

On September 5, 2012, a number of New York elected officials sent a letter to New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo requesting action to approve natural gas development in the Southern Tier of the state.



TransCanada files new route proposal for Keystone XL

TransCanada has proposed to Nebraska officials a new route for the U.S. segment of its Keystone XL pipeline that avoids the Ogallala Aquifer and the Sandhills region in Nebraska. "The identified route, along with our commitment to implement additional safety requirements above and beyond those required for any other pipeline, ensures the protection of Nebraska's resources," said Russ Girling, TransCanada's president and CEO. TransCanada submitted the revised route plan to the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality.



MDN Map of NY Counties Likely to See Initial Fracking

MDN is excited to release an important new resource -- a free map -- to help you understand the situation in New York State with fracking.



Gas pipeline operators set sights on NY

With a decision expected soon on whether to allow hydraulic fracturing in New York state, natural gas pipeline operators and opponents are getting ready.



New York State to allow fracking

CBS News has learned that New York is about to okay fracking, and will issue guidelines after Labor Day.