NWPOA http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/23254/all en ‘Gasland’ Director Celebrates as Pennsylvania Property Owners Lose Millions http://mrc.org/articles/gasland-director-celebrates-pennsylvania-property-owners-lose-millions <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hess Corp. and Newfield Exploration Co. give up on drilling in Upper Delaware. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Landowners are furious and Josh Fox is doing a happy dance, since it was reported on July 16 that Hess Corp. and Newfield Exploration Co. have notified property owners their drilling leases are no longer in effect.</p> <p>The gas leases had been signed before the three-year moratorium on gas drilling in Wayne county and the Delaware River Basin area imposed by regulators with the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC). The companies did not comment about whether the moratorium played a role in their decision, but the property owners certainly think it did.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/gasland-director-celebrates-pennsylvania-property-owners-lose-millions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Energy Environment drilling Fracking fracking moratorium gas gas drilling Gasland gasland part II Hess Corp. hydraulic fracturing Josh Fox landowners marcellus protest Media Bias moratorium Newfield Exploration Co. NWPOA Pennsylvania Wed, 17 Jul 2013 20:46:52 +0000 julia.seymour 44041 at http://mrc.org