Wednesday, August 21, 2013

W.Va. DEP: Hydraulic Fracking Does Not Endanger Air Quality

A study done by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has found that hydraulic fracking does not endanger air quality.  That is what was shared with lawmakers this week as part of this month's legislative interim meetings.  Click to read news article.

LGCR posted an overview of these new rules on this blog on June 27...click to read: http://wvnaturalgasblog.blogspot.com/2013_06_01_archive.html

Click to read the W.Va. DEP's Air Quality Study:
http://www.dep.wv.gov/oil-and-gas/Horizontal-Permits/legislativestudies/Pages/AirQualityReport.aspx

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Shale Production Exceeding Predictions, Offsetting Declines On Federal Lands

Two articles out today show just how significant shale production in the eastern United States has become for the nation:

EIA: Shale gas boom countering production decline on federal lands
http://fuelfix.com/blog/2013/08/14/eia-shale-gas-boom-countering-production-decline-on-federal-lands/

Marcellus gas production rising fast in Pa., W.Va.
Marcellus Shale gas production rising faster than predictions, having national impact
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/marcellus-gas-production-rising-fast-063415310.html;_ylt=A2KJ2UYo6wxS3EoAaQTQtDMD

LGCR's Martin Glasser Named W.Va.'s Corporate ‘Lawyer of the Year’

Martin J. Glasser, a member of Lewis Glasser Casey & Rollins PLLC, has been named “Lawyer of the Year” for his corporate practice.  Glasser has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2014 Charleston-W.Va. Corporate Law "Lawyer of the Year." Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year" in 2014.  In addition, eight other attorneys at Lewis Glasser have been named “Best Lawyers” in their practice areas.

Best Lawyers in America is one of the most visible and targeted peer review publications in the legal profession. Glasser also was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 20th edition of Best Lawyers in United States in the practice areas of Corporate Law.

Last year another Lewis Glasser attorney, Richard Gottlieb, has named Best Lawyers' 2013 Charleston, W.Va. Oil & Gas Law “Lawyer of the Year”.

Glasser is a veteran corporate attorney in West Virginia, and he represents business and commercial matters including energy and utility companies, commercial real property developers and the general representation of businesses.