MARCELLUS SHALE: Pa. court issues mixed verdict on state gas-drilling law Mike Lee, E&E reporter Published: Friday, July 18, 2014 Cities and counties in Pennsylvania won more freedom to control oil and gas operations in a court ruling yesterday. Please subscribe to EnergyWire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.