Chief Oil & Gas acquires assets in the Marcellus Shale
Five hundred million dollar acquisition increases company position to 210,000 acres in Pennsylvania
Chief Oil & Gas acquires acreage in Bradford, Lycoming, and Sullivan Counties in Pennsylvania
Lease acquisition part of multi-phased growth plan
Chief Chairman Trevor Rees-Jones Featured on Uncommon Knowledge
Chief Oil & Gas Chairman Trevor Rees-Jones was recently featured on Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson, where he provided an in-depth look at the history of natural gas development in the U.S., the importance of technological advancements in hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, and the potential for American energy independence.
Chief Oil & Gas in the Marcellus: Where We Are Now
For more than 5 years, Chief Oil & Gas has been a vital part of the Pennsylvania business community, bringing jobs and contributing to the economic growth of the cities, towns and counties where we operate.
PVR Partners Announces $1 Billion Acquisition Of Marcellus Shale Midstream Pipeline Systems From Chief
Penn Virginia Resource Partners, L.P. today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Chief Gathering LLC for $1.0 billion.
Wall Street Journal Reports Faulty Wells are to Blame for Water Contamination
A Wall Street Journal front page story reported that poorly built wells are to blame for cases of water contamination in the Marcellus Shale, not hydraulic fracturing.
Marcellus Companies Give Back
Chief is proud to be part of the community through volunteering and local outreach initiatives, and is thankful for its partnership with Lycoming County United Way (LCUW).
Chief Oil & Gas Participates in Susquehanna County Dairy Day
Chief Oil & Gas participated in the 23rd Annual Susquehanna County Dairy Day on Friday, March 2, 2012. Over 70 exhibitors and 15 community and health organizations participated in the event that was held at Elk Lake High School in Susquehanna County.
Chief Oil & Gas Sponsors Science Festival
Chief Oil & Gas was a proud sponsor of the 2012 Science Festival hosted at Penn College of Technology in Williamsport, PA.
Chief Improves 80 Miles of Pennsylvania Roads in 2011
In 2011, Chief Oil & Gas repaired or made improvements to nearly 80 miles of road across the four counties where it operates in Pennsylvania.
Dushore Volunteer Fire Company Purchases New Gurney with Chief Donation
The Dushore Volunteer Fire Company recently replaced its 15-year-old, outdated gurney with funds from a donation provided by Chief Oil & Gas.
Our Energy Future and Natural Gas Development
Chief Oil & Gas is proud to be a part of providing a clean, domestic source of energy to power our energy future.
Lackawanna College Uses Chief Donation to Rebuild After Flood
To assist Lackawanna College in its rebuilding efforts, Chief Oil & Gas provided a $15,000 donation to use towards its flood relief and new construction efforts that are now under way.
Chief Oil & Gas Statement on PA Legislative Efforts to Provide Statewide Environmental Protections For the Development of Natural Gas
Chief is pleased with the progress made in Harrisburg yesterday with the passage of H. B. 1950 to establish a more comprehensive and predictable set of uniform standards that will promote continued job creation and economic growth.
Domestic Supply of Natural Gas Lowers Energy Costs for U.S. Homeowners in Coming Months
This winter natural gas will provide warmth to approximately 65 million homes and 5 million businesses, hospitals and schools across the United States. And thanks to abundant domestic supplies in Pennsylvania and Texas, natural gas is a low cost source of energy.
Additives Used in Hydraulic Fracturing Process Made Available by Oil and Gas Companies Nationwide
Chief Oil & Gas was one of the first companies to voluntarily make the fluids and additives used in the completion of its natural gas well development and hydraulic fracturing process available to the public.
Chief’s Operations Unaffected by Flood
Chief Oil & Gas has confirmed that none of its operations in Northeast Pennsylvania were damaged by the flooding that took place last week.
Chief Oil & Gas and Tug Hill Join Together to Donate $250,000 for Flood Relief in Pennsylvania
Chief Oil & Gas LLC and Tug Hill Inc. have made a joint commitment of $250,000 to help families and communities devastated by recent flooding in Pennsylvania.
Chief Oil & Gas Sponsors 'Wings Over Piper'
Chief Oil & Gas was pleased to be a sponsor of the recent “Wings Over Piper” Radio Controlled Model Airplane show, held in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania.
New Video from Chief Oil & Gas on Marcellus Shale Development
Chief Oil & Gas is pleased to share a new video we've created to explain our approach to the natural gas development process in the Marcellus Shale
Ivy Spako Awarded Chief 4-H Scholarship
Chief Oil & Gas is pleased to announce that Ivy Spako has been selected as the recipient of the 2011 Chief Oil & Gas 4-H Scholarship.
From Hobby to Career, Chief Environmental Coordinator Protects PA Waterways
John Pittenger’s lifetime goal is to travel across the country to catch every species of trout in North America.
Crystal Stroud water contamination not related to Marcellus Shale well drilling or fracking
Pennsylvania DEP determination letter regarding Stroud claim.
Local Trout Hatchery Expands Business through Marcellus Water Sales
A local trout hatchery has found a new business opportunity from an unexpected source—providing water for Marcellus Shale development.
Chief Oil & Gas Statement on DEP Fine
Chief Oil & Gas has adapted its best practices to better protect the environment.
Chief Supports Elementary School Science Program
When Chief Oil & Gas began developing a Marcellus natural gas well in West Virginia within the Youghiogheny Watershed, elementary school students in Oakland, Maryland had a unique opportunity to study in their own backyard since the elementary school is on the border between Maryland and West Virginia.
Pennsylvania first responders participate in safety training sponsored by Chief
In early May, Chief Oil & Gas sponsored a safety training program for first responders in Northeast Pennsylvania at the Wyoming County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) facility in Tuckhannock, PA.
Chief Oil & Gas Makes Gift Of $134,000 To Pittsburgh Public Schools Mentor Program
Chief Oil & Gas today announced that it has donated $134,000 to Pittsburgh Public Schools to help fund another year of the District’s Learning And Mentoring Program (LAMP), a program designed to help students succeed against the influences of violence, crime, drugs and gangs.
Chief Oil & Gas Announces Agreement to Sell a Portion of Its Marcellus Shale Assets
Chief Oil & Gas LLC ("Chief") and Tug Hill, Inc. ("Tug Hill") today announced they have entered into an asset purchase and sale agreement to sell certain natural gas properties in the Marcellus Shale to Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX).
Local companies see revenue increase from Chief development
Chief is working with several local companies to develop the Grimm Lumber site, which has provided a boost in revenue for a variety of businesses.
Chief Oil & Gas Announces Opening of New Office in Lycoming County
Chief Oil & Gas LLC today announced that it has opened a second office location in Lycoming County to oversee Marcellus Shale development.
Blue Knob Volunteer Fire Company Purchases ATV with Chief Donation
The Blue Knob Volunteer Fire Company recently purchased an All-Terrain Vehicle to enable the Company to conduct emergency response operations in rural and mountainous terrain throughout the county with the funds from a contribution by Chief Oil & Gas.
Chief Oil & Gas Supports Pennsylvania DEP Efforts to Reduce Water Pollution
Chief Oil & Gas supports the efforts of Governor Corbett and Acting DEP Secretary Mike Krancer to reduce Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) and bromides in local waterways and has already changed its wastewater disposal practices.
Water sales to natural gas industry lead to increased revenue for local governments, reduced cost for customers
Chief Oil & Gas is one of several natural gas drillers in Pennsylvania who are helping to boost local government revenue by purchasing water from municipalities in the area.
Chief Oil & Gas Participating in National Registry of Hydraulic Fracture Chemicals Used at Natural Gas Wells
Chief today announced they are providing information to a national online registry for the voluntary disclosure of hydraulic fracturing additives.
Congressman Shuster Attends Rig Tour
Pennsylvania Congressman Bill Shuster (PA-09) and his staff spent a day touring a Chief Oil & Gas natural gas rig site in the Henry Clay Township of Fayette County to see and experience first-hand how the natural gas development process works.
Chief Gathering to attend Zoning Board Hearing Monday, April 4
On Monday, April 4, Chief Gathering LLC will be attending a second Dallas Township zoning hearing meeting to present and discuss its plans to build a natural gas metering site on Hildebrandt Road in Dallas Township.
Chief Oil & Gas Testifies at Maryland State Senate Hearing on Marcellus Shale Development
Chief supports Senate Bill 422, sponsored by Garrett County Senator George Edwards
Chief Gathering to Relocate Site for Dallas Township Compressor Station
Chief to file amended permit for metering station
Letter to the Washington Post Editor
A recent Washington Post article included several inaccuracies and omissions about the development of natural gas in Garrett County, MD.
Chief Drills 100th Well in the Marcellus Shale
Natural Gas Well in Blair County is a milestone for Chief.
Chief Announces Agreement to Sell a Portion of its Marcellus Shale Assets
Chief has entered into an agreement to sell certain natural gas properties in the Marcellus Shale to EXCO Holding PA, a subsidiary of EXCO Resources, Inc.
Chief Oil & Gas announces Marcellus Shale Update
Reaches daily production milestone of 100 MMcf per day.
Chief Oil & Gas improves roads in Bradford, Lycoming, Susquehanna, and Greene Counties
Reaches daily production milestone of 100 MMcf per day.
Chief Oil & Gas Voluntarily Discloses Marcellus Shale Hydraulic Fracturing Additives on Website
Reports are available to the public via company website.
Chief Oil & Gas to donate $100,000 to Emergency Responders and Salvation Army
Chief is making financial donations to organizations that responded to an incident at a Marshall County gas well.
Chief Participates in Lycoming County Gas Well Education Day
Law enforcement and emergency responders learned about safety and security issues related to gas exploration.
Chief Hosts Public Meetings to Educate Community About Marcellus Shale
Meetings in Somerset and Blair Counties to discuss plans for development.
Fox News Report - Shale: The New American Gold Rush
The Marcellus Shale is creating jobs in deptressed ares of Pennyslvania.
"Focus on PA" Broadcast Highlights Tour of Chief Oil & Gas Marcellus Shale Operations
Senators Mary Jo White and Gene Yaw get an up close look at Marcellus Shale operations in Lycoming County.
Chief Oil & Gas Announces Marcellus Shale Results and Development Plans for 2010
Chief Oil & Gas LLC ("Chief") today provided a status update of its Marcellus Shale development.
Chief Oil & Gas Enters into Agreement With Enerplus to Further Develop Marcellus Shale
Chief announces that it has entered into a Joint Development Agreement with Enerplus Resources Fund.
Chief Donates to Pittsburgh Public Schools for Gang Prevention and Mentoring Program
LAMP Program will receive $402,000 over three years.
Marcellus Shale driller heats up homes with $50,000 donation
Money will benefit families struggling to pay their home heating bills this winter
Chief Oil & Gas welcomes delivery of new drilling rig
The first-of-its-kind rig is designed for horizontal natural gas drilling.