CSSD for Responsible Fracking

March 22, 2013 in Companies, E&P Operations by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Drillers and Conservationists Team on Standards

Citing “unprecedented collaboration,” a strong coalition of energy companies, environmental groups and philanthropic foundations has launched the Center for Sustainable Shale Development in Pittsburgh, describing the new CSSD as “a unique center to provide producers with certification of performance standards for shale development.”

EQT Trumpets ‘Green Drilling’ with Field Gas

October 4, 2012 in E&P Operations by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

West Virginia Site Uses On-Site Gas to Power Drill

Pittsburgh-based EQT Corp has released details about a second West Virginia drilling rig commissioned for natural gas operation, in this case using “field” gas from on-site production to lower costs “and reduce truck traffic related to diesel deliveries, which in turn lessens the overall environmental footprint.”

EQT Testing LNG on a Marcellus Rig

July 6, 2012 in E&P Operations, LNG by HHP  |  No Comments

Caterpillar Engines Converted by APG with Linde, UGI

Pittsburgh-based EQT Corp has launched a pilot program to convert Marcellus drilling rigs to LNG power, starting with a location in northern West Virginia.
(updated July 9)

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