By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 - 4:19 pm
Image from 2009 campaign contribution report for the Chesapeake Energy Corporation FED-PAC. New York senator Kirsten Gillibrand has avoided taking a stand on natural gas drilling in upstate New York, a hard line to walk when the issue is playing an... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 - 1:28 pm
Today, Adam Bosch over at the Times Herald-Record took a look at last-minute contributions to various local candidates running in Tuesday's election. He found that much of the eleventh-hour money is from gas-drilling companies. The numbers show that... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jun. 29, 2010 - 10:31 am
Having welcomed Marcellus shale drillers with open arms, Pennsylvania now thinks it might be a good idea to pass a tax on revenue from Marcellus wells. The Times-Tribune reports that the gas industry is seeing Pennsylvania's newfound zeal for a severance... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jun. 18, 2010 - 9:15 am
The gas company that has been front and center in the Marcellus shale gas play recently had the dubious honor of being named one of the 50 least trustworthy companies in America by financial blog 24/7 Wall Street. The list, based on a report by research... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2010 - 1:13 pm
Chesapeake Energy, one of the major players in the rush to prospect for New York State's natural gas in the Marcellus Shale, recently made a big hire that's raising some eyebrows among conservationists: Paul Hartman, a former employee of The Nature... Read more
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