Archives for July 2014

What They’re Saying: MSC Annual Workforce Highlights

This week, the Marcellus Shale Coalition’s (MSC) released its annual workforce survey [press release; pdf. results], which was widely covered by regional and national media – including the Ellwood City Ledger, Titusville Herald, Times Leader, StateImpact, Rigzone, E&E News, as well as KDKA Radio. Here’s what others are saying about job-creating shale trends from this year’s […]

Just The Facts: GAO Report on Underground Injection Wells

This week, the U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO) issued a report – made at the request of several members of Congress – on the issue and use of Underground Injection Control (UIC) wells. As way of background, according to U.S. EPA, injection wells are “a safe option for the disposal” of various wastewater byproducts, including […]

MSC Issues Annual Workforce Survey Results

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Today, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) released the results of its annual workforce survey [click here for detailed pdf. overview]. The findings – based on 2013 data – were provided by a large majority of MSC member companies, representing nearly 95% of Pennsylvania’s shale production. “Shale development represents a generational opportunity for […]

MSC in @WmsptSunGazette: “Pennsylvania needs more jobs, no

MSC in @WmsptSunGazette: “Pennsylvania needs more jobs, not new energy taxes.” http://t.co/WkedbkwHSL http://t.co/HqEHcBr6nx

RT @businessinsider: What is fracking? This simple animation

RT @businessinsider: What is fracking? This simple animation is the best guide we’ve ever seen http://t.co/mJKUDTPvC0 http://t.co/Vrg6BeQy8M

SunnySide Supply, a safety equipment business in Washington

SunnySide Supply, a safety equipment business in Washington Co., is growing by leaps and bounds thanks to shale. http://t.co/lEjwPhxoRG

Shale impact fees to the rescue in Cameron Co. town’s wate

Shale impact fees to the rescue in Cameron Co. town’s water dilemma; fees will be used to repair pumps, fix leaks. http://t.co/Iwc661BPiK

Shale’s a “lifeline to good union jobs with pay that support

Shale’s a “lifeline to good union jobs with pay that supports families, quality healthcare and retirement benefits.” http://t.co/Hem8LWdNKv

.@ErnestMoniz: “Energy industry has been a premier provider

.@ErnestMoniz: “Energy industry has been a premier provider of ladders of opportunity” for the middle-class. http://t.co/Hem8LWdNKv

RT @ShopFloorNAM: HAPPENING NOW: @JayTimmonsNAM speaking at

RT @ShopFloorNAM: HAPPENING NOW: @JayTimmonsNAM speaking at @JonesDay #Energy Conference in Pittsburgh. #MFGenergy