Register now for Marcellus Transportation Safety Day 2011!

Click HERE to download the registration form.  Agenda is available below– register today! MARCELLUS TRANSPORTATION SAFETY DAY Sponsored by Marcellus Shale Coalition Thursday, September 22, 2011 – State College, PA (NOTE: this event will now be held at The Penn Stater) Seminar Goal: Better educate carriers and truck drivers supporting the natural gas industry of Pennsylvania’s […]

Myth vs. Fact: USGS/EIA Marcellus Data

Canonsburg, Pa. – One week ago, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) issued an updated Marcellus Shale resource assessment, indicating that the “region contains some 84 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered, recoverable natural gas, far more than thought nearly a decade ago,” as reported by the Associated Press. As noted by the AP, the updated USGS […]

Washington Observer-Reporter: Company reduces carbon footprint

By Tara Kinsell, Staff writer CARMICHAELS – Energy Corp. of America is one of the smaller players in the Marcellus Shale drilling operations taking place in Greene County. But, ECA is working hard to be a leader in the reduction of the carbon footprint left behind by drilling, according to Kyle Mork, vice president of […]

Tribune-Review: Gas lease, royalty income taxes top $100 million

By Timothy Puko Pennsylvania landowners are paying hundreds of millions of dollars in income taxes on money earned from Marcellus shale gas activity, and the tax revenue, like the drilling, is growing fast. “I wrote the checks to pay the taxes, so I know,” said Rita Resick, a Somerset County farm owner who has collected […]

Times-Reporter: Carroll cashing in on oil, gas leases

By Jon Baker CARROLLTON — A group of more than 400 Carroll County property owners has signed a lease agreement with a Pennsylvania oil company, earning $40 million in bonus money in the deal. The group, called S.U.R.E. (Standing United Really Excel), signed the agreement June 1 with Rex Energy of State College, Pa. The […]

MSC Statement on NJ Gov. Christie’s One-Year Hydraulic Fracturing Moratorium

FLASHBACK: Christie Pulls New Jersey From 10-State Climate Initiative “because [state] is relying more on natural gas…to fill its energy needs” (5/26/11) Canonsburg, PA – Marcellus Shale Coalition president and executive director Kathryn Z. Klaber issued the following statement regarding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to enact a one-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing: “Our […]

Marcellus Multiplier in Action: Pa. Small Businesses Learn About Marcellus Supply Chain Opportunities

“Local business owners taking advantage of Marcellus Shale” Canonsburg, Pa. – As responsible Marcellus Shale natural gas development continues to expand across the commonwealth, so too are the opportunities for Pennsylvania-based businesses and workers. That was the topic of discussion at two events held yesterday in Johnstown and La Plume, Pa., where more than 275 […]

Associated Press: USGS boosts amount of Marcellus Shale gas reserves

By KEVIN BEGOS PITTSBURGH — The U.S. Geological Survey said Tuesday that the Marcellus Shale region contains some 84 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered, recoverable natural gas, far more than thought nearly a decade ago. Tuesday’s figure is much higher than the last government assessment in 2002, which suggested about 2 trillion cubic feet of […]

New Federal Data Highlights Staggering Amount of Clean-Burning American Natural Gas from the Marcellus Shale

USGS: 4,100% increase in technically recoverable Marcellus natural gas from 2002 Canonsburg, Pa. – Today, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) – an independent research arm of the Interior Department – released an updated assessment of undiscovered, technically recoverable American natural gas from the Marcellus Shale formation, considered to be second largest natural field in the […]

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