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Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: Pennsylvania PUC Issues Order for Unconventional Well Impact Fees
Posted on 16 May 2012 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

By Russell L. Schetroma and Nathaniel I. Holland On May 10, 2012, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission ("PUC") issued its final implementation order for Chapter 23 of the Unconventional Gas Well Impact Fee Act (Act 13). The PUC has... Read More

McNees Client Alert: Pa. Act 127 of 2011 - The Gas and Hazardous Liquids Pipeline Act: Final PUC Implementation Order
Posted on 24 Feb 2012 by McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

By Jim Dougherty On December 22, 2011, [Pennsylvania] Governor Corbett signed into law the Gas and Hazardous Liquids Pipeline Act ("Act 127") that expands the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission's ("PUC" or "Commission"... Read More

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: Pa. PUC Releases Shale Impact Fee Data
Posted on 27 Sep 2012 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

By Russell L. Schetroma and Adam Curtis The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) released its first report on Monday on the impact fees resulting from the state's new Marcellus shale law, dubbed Act 13 . The PUC is the agency in charge... Read More

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: Pa. PUC Decides Local Ordinance Violates Act 13
Posted on 9 Nov 2012 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

[Recently], the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) ruled that the South Fayette Township's ordinance governing oil and gas well development and processing violates provisions of Title 58 (Oil and Gas) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes... Read More

Steptoe & Johnson: Pennsylvania PUC Clarifies Public Utility Criteria
Posted on 30 Sep 2011 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Continuing developments in the Laser Northeast gathering proceeding impact the regulation of gathering and midstream companies operating in Pennsylvania. By Kurt L. Krieger Background: Laser Northeast proposes to construct a gathering system... Read More

EQT Executive Nominated As Commissioner Of The Pa. PUC
Posted on 21 May 2015 by Babst Calland

By Matthew L. Lambach The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Governor Tom Wolf nominated Andrew Place to serve as commissioner on the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission . Mr. Place is currently the corporate director for energy and environmental... Read More

McNees Client Alert: Act 127 of 2011 - The Gas and Hazardous Liquids Pipeline Act; Assessment of Pipeline Operators
Posted on 26 Jan 2012 by McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

By Jim Dougherty As you may know, on December 22, 2011, [Pennsylvania] Governor Corbett signed the Gas and Hazardous Liquids Pipeline Act ("Act 127 of 2011"). Act 127 provides the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission ("PUC" or... Read More

Steptoe and Johnson Update: Pennsylvania Regulation of Natural Gas Gathering and Midstream Activity
Posted on 30 Aug 2011 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

By Kurt Krieger On August 25, 2011, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission ("PaPUC") provided additional clarification in the Laser Northeast Gathering Company, LLC ("Laser") proceeding regarding the criteria used to determine... Read More