Archives for January 2014

New Poll: Clear Majority of Pennsylvanians Support Natural Gas

A new Franklin & Marshall College poll released today found that a clear majority of Pennsylvania voters support the safe development of clean-burning American natural gas. Specifically, the F&M poll find that natural gas development in the Commonwealth is supported by a more than 2-to-1 margin. These poll results are in-line with others that demonstrate […]

Shale the “Most Profound Shift in the Second Decade of the 21st Century”

As Reuters reports today, President Obama “touted the role natural gas had played in cutting U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and creating jobs” in his annual State of the Union address [full text] last night. The President’s remarks were echoed last week by the United Kingdom’s Prime Minster David Cameron, who said this while addressing the […]

MSC in Pittsburgh Business Times: Shale Production is Boosting our Regional Economy

Although the day-after headlines are about economic inequality and retirement plans, President Obama didn’t ignore the natural gas industry in Tuesday night’s State of the Union Address. Obama said safely extracted natural gas can lower carbon production and help spur the construction of new factories that use natural gas. He vowed to help do that […]

MSC Statement on President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) president Dave Spigelmyer issued this statement following President Obama’s State of the Union Address: “Tonight, President Obama once again underscored the critical and increasing role that America’s abundant, clean-burning natural gas resources continue to play in boosting our economy and growing jobs, especially in the manufacturing sector. At […]

Safe Shale Production Strengthens Family Budgets

As the country continues to bear down for another series of chilling snow storms and cold snaps, consumers and businesses alike are relying on more clean-burning American natural gas to stay warm. As the Associated Press reports, “Natural gas is used by half the nation’s households for heating, making it the most important heating fuel.” […]

Plan Outlines Pa.’s Strong Economic, Environmental Future

This week, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett reinforced his call for an “all of the above” energy plan focused on continued job creation. The plan delivers a strong and straightforward message: Energy=Jobs. And as Marcellus Shale production continues to surge, Pennsylvania’s energy, environmental and economic outlook is getting brighter by the day. Here are key highlights […]

Olympic Energy: America Secures Gold

Thirty-four years ago in Lake Placid, NY, the U.S. men’s Olympic ice hockey team upended the heavily-favored Soviet Union squad, in what is now known as the “Miracle on Ice.” Sports Illustrated placed this fabled victory first on its Top 10 Sports Moments of the 20th Century. Today, a similar come-from-behind victory is being forged […]

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MSC member company Williams Energy (@WilliamsUpdates) part of new economy of Fayette County http://t.co/5ZhSWFeLlp via @TribLIVE

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.@EIAgov 2014 Annual Energy Outlook: America is projected to become a net exporter of #NaturalGas by 2018 http://t.co/89CIHXvYZD