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Shell to Divest Pennsylvania Assets
Tuesday, May 05, 2020Shell has agreed to sell its Appalachia shale gas position to National Fuel Gas Co. for $541 million.

Seneca to Convert Marcellus Drilling Rigs to Nat Gas
Thursday, October 25, 2012Seneca announced plans to complete the conversion of two of its Pennsylvania drilling rigs to cleaner-burning natural gas.

Seneca Purchases Marcellus Stake
Monday, January 10, 2011Seneca announced its acquisition of O&G properties in the Covington Township area of Tioga County, Pa., from EOG Resources.

Additional Operators Join Object's Marcellus Project
Wednesday, December 22, 2010Object Reservoir Inc. announced today that additional operators have recently joined the companys Collaborative Exploitation Project (CEP) for the Marcellus Shale in Northeast Pennsylvania.

Seneca Notes Results of Marcellus Wells, JV Opportunity
Wednesday, September 22, 2010Seneca announced the results of two new Marcellus Shale wells, as well as its plans to explore joint-venture opportunities in the Marcellus Shale.

Seneca Uses Abandoned Mine Water for Marcellus Fracking
Friday, September 17, 2010Seneca is utilizing water from an abandoned coal mine in the hydraulic fracturing of shale gas wells in Pennsylvania.

Seneca Resources Affirms Production Guidance
Tuesday, June 08, 2010Seneca Resources has affirmed its production guidance following the temporary suspension of Pennsylvania drilling and completion operations by its joint-venture partner, EOG Resources.

National Fuel Tests Marcellus Shale Well at 10MMcfd
Tuesday, December 22, 2009The third Seneca-operated horizontal Marcellus Shale well flowed at an initial 24-hour rate of over 10 million cubic feet per day and averaged 9.5 Mmcfd over seven days.

Seneca Resources Tests Positive at First Marcellus Shale Well
Tuesday, September 22, 2009Seneca Resources' first operated Marcellus Shale horizontal well tested at an average rate of 5.8 million cubic feet per day over six days.

EOG Flow Tests Marcellus Shale Well at More Than 3MMcfd
Tuesday, May 19, 2009A Marcellus Shale well operated by Seneca's joint-venture partner, EOG Resources, was flow tested at an average rate of over 3.0 million cubic feet per day for 7 days.

Seneca Resources Drills New Vertical Marcellus Shale Well
Tuesday, April 14, 2009Seneca Resources has completed drilling and coring a vertical Marcellus Shale well in Pennsylvania and will commence drilling in newly acquired Tract 100 this week.

MMS Names SAFE Program Winners in Gulf of Mexico Region
Wednesday, March 25, 2009The MMS has announced the 2008 District Safety Award for Excellence winners for the Gulf of Mexico region. The program recognizes those operating companies that conduct their operations in a safe manner, adhering to all regulatory requirements, etc.

MMS Honors Finalists in Annual SAFE Competition
Thursday, March 27, 2008Only the best of the best become national finalists in the much-anticipated Safety Awards for Excellence (SAFE) annual competition sponsored by the Minerals Management Service.

Seneca Resources Completes Sale of Canadian Properties
Monday, September 03, 2007National Fuel Gas Company reports that its Exploration and Production unit, Seneca Resources Corporation has completed the previously announced sale of its subsidiary, Seneca Energy Canada Inc.

National Fuel Gas May Divest Canadian Unit
Friday, April 13, 2007National Fuel Gas Company announced late Thursday that its Exploration and Production unit, Seneca Resources Corporation ("Seneca") has initiated a process to explore the sale of Seneca's wholly owned subsidiary, Seneca Energy Canada Inc. ("SECI").

Seneca Names McGinnis Senior VP
Thursday, March 08, 2007Seneca Resources Corporation, the exploration and production subsidiary of National Fuel Gas Company, announced that John P. McGinnis has been named Senior Vice President, Exploration and Development.

James A. Beck to Retire from Seneca Resources
Friday, June 09, 2006National Fuel Gas Company says that, effective July 1, 2006, James A. Beck will retire as President of Seneca Resources Corporation, the Exploration and Production segment of National Fuel.

J. Ray McDermott to Build Jacket & Deck for Seneca's VK 432 Platform
Friday, December 16, 2005J. Ray McDermott has been awarded a contract by Seneca Resources Corporation for the design engineering, procurement, structural fabrication, process outfitting and loadout of a three-pile jacket and deck.

Seneca Begins Production from Two GOM Wells
Wednesday, November 05, 2003Seneca Resources said initial production from its High island Block A-345 came onstream November 1st.