Archives for January 2012


RT @CabotOG: NEW: Cabot Challenges EPA’s #Dimock Water Data View additional supporting documents:


Did You Know? 83% of Americans Agree That Natural Gas Development Stimulates Job Growth – #AmericanEnergy = Jobs


#POTUS: “Experts believe [#natgas] will support more than 600,000 jobs by the end of the decade. ” –


RT @EnergyTomorrow: Video: See how hydraulic fracturing works.

Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber president in Morning Call: Marcellus benefits Valley businesses

On behalf of the 5,000 member businesses and organizations — employing 140,000 people — the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce recognizes the economic benefits and opportunity for energy independence that shale gas formations can bring to Pennsylvania’s businesses, commerce and communities. What does the Marcellus Shale industry mean to the Lehigh Valley and all […]

MSC member company president in Press & Sun-Bulletin: Drilling could jump-start NY economy

Mark P. Lauriello Regardless of your position in the debate over using hydraulic fracturing to develop shale gas resources, here’s something we can all agree on: New York state needs an economic jump-start. Local businesses that have supported communities for years are now struggling to survive. Fortunately, that’s not the case at RETTEW Associates Inc., […]

Daily Courier: Shuster: Marcellus shale could revitalize Fayette

By Cindy Ekas U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, a Republican representing the 9th Congressional District, said the Marcellus shale gas drilling industry offers a tremendous opportunity to revitalize the economy and create jobs in Fayette County and throughout Pennsylvania. But as the gas drilling industry continues to grow, Shuster stressed the importance of making sure companies […]

Herald-Star: Drilling service firm open in Weirton

By LINDA HARRIS – Business editor WEIRTON – A Louisiana-based company that dries drill cuttings for the shale industry has located a regional office in Weirton, creating as many as 30 new jobs by year’s end. Environmental Drilling Solutions, LLC, based in Lafayette, is operating out of a building acquired in November along Cove Hill […]

Bloomberg: US Consumer Savings Tied to Natural Gas Could Hit $113 billion by 2015

FLASHBACK: Then-Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan in 2003: “We are not apt to return to earlier periods of relative abundance and low prices anytime soon. … Increased marginal supplies from abroad, while likely to notably damp the levels and volatility of American natural gas prices, would expose us to possibly insecure sources of foreign supply, […]

Washington Observer-Reporter: Shale group encouraged by Obama mention

MSC President: “We can’t afford not to get this right“ The region’s largest natural gas trade group has expressed optimism about President Obama’s support of shale gas production he mentioned Tuesday night in his State of the Union Address. Prior to the president’s address, Kathryn Klaber, president of the Southpointe-based Marcellus Shale Coalition, which has […]