Consol chases gas liquids with Appalachia Big Coal assets behind it
Consol Energy Inc.'s geologists have added a shape, and perhaps a strange taste and texture, to the richest gas-bearing region in Ohio's Utica Shale formation. They call it "The Pickle."
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After dangerously high methane level detected, no reaction by EPA, Texas agency
On a late November day last year, two men pulled up in front of Shelly Perdue's home near Weatherford, Texas, in rented pickups. They were there to sample the water next to her home. The results, requested by U.S. EPA, showed the water had dangerously high levels of methane, the primary component of natural gas. But after that, nothing much happened.