Company to drill oil and gas wells at site of U.S. Steel plant in Pennsylvania

New Mexico-based Merrion Oil and Gas is preparing to drill wells on the site of U.S. Steel's Edgar Thomson works in western Pennsylvania’s Mon Valley and supply the steel company with natural gas for its mills, TribLive reports. The news site says Merrion plans to drill six wells on a single pad in North Versailles and hopes to start drilling by the third quarter of 2018. A Merrion spokesman said U.S. Steel will receive royalties in the form of natural gas instead of typical cash payments. For more, read the full story.