Marketplace   Menu Guide   Complete Pages      
butler eagle
Site last updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Bookmark our site!
Local PennsylvaniaNationalInternationalNews Extras  
Published: April 9, 2013 print this article Print save this article Save email this article Email ENLARGE TEXT increase font decrease font

Gas drilling allowed on Clinton Twp. land



CLINTON TWP — The township supervisors have agreed to allow PennEnergy to drill for natural gas on township property.
The motion for the drilling passed 2-1 Tuesday night with Mary Zacherl and Jim Halstead voting yes and Ed Boyd voting no.
PennEnergy of Pittsburgh was one of two companies to bid. It offered $3,500 per acre for 5 years with 15 percent post production royalties with a 5 year extension at $5,000 per acre.
PennEnergy will be allowed to do nonsurface drilling on 82 acres in Spring Valley Park and on 13 acres around the township building and equipment grounds.
Huntley and Huntley of Monroeville also placed a bid, offering $5,005 per acre for 7 years with 18 percent post production royalties with a 7 year extension at $5,005 per acre.
Of the decision to pick PennEnergy, Halstead said, “You almost have to go with your gut.”
He said the choice was difficult and one consideration was which company was most likely to drill.





Back
Comments
Order Photos!
 
MORE NEWS HEADLINES
arrow Geneva College to lay off 3 faculty, cut spending
arrow No Horsin' Around
arrow Officers train to handle violent school intruders
arrow Work slows traffic
 
MOST READ ARTICLES
arrow Police: Fatal accident could have been caused by medical condition
arrow Coroner’s office investigates crash death of Cranberry Township woman
arrow Female driver dies in accident this morning in Jackson Township
arrow Female has medical emergency in courthouse