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A drilling rig is set up near a barn in Springville, Pa., to tap gas from the giant Marcellus Shale gas field in this Oct 14, 2011 file photo. In an unlikely partnership between longtime adversaries, some of the nation's biggest energy companies and environmental groups announced Wednesday that they have agreed on a voluntary set of standards for gas and oil fracking in the Northeast. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)