Archives for February 2015

New Study: Shale Creating a “Long-term Competitive Advantage for U.S. Manufacturers”

According to a new American Chemistry Council (ACC) study, America’s affordable and abundant supplies of clean-burning natural gas will fuel $63 billion in chemical exports growth by 2030, helping to both further grow our nation’s manufacturing base while also increasing our global economic competitiveness. The report – Fueling Export Growth: U.S. Net Export Trade Forecast […]

Facts about the Natural Gas Impact Tax

If you guessed $830 million, you are correct! The impact tax is on track to generate nearly $830 million by April of this year. These enormous tax revenues go directly into the communities where natural gas production takes place as well as each and every one of our 67 counties. To view how much revenue your county […]

MSC in York Dispatch: Tax on Drillers Would Jeopardize Jobs

A Feb. 14 editorial endorsing Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal for higher taxes on natural gas production fundamentally fails to recognize the basic economic realities associated with capital investment and continued job growth. Despite the paper’s claims, higher energy taxes would squander a tremendous opportunity and jeopardize the small business and union jobs, as well as […]

MSC in Delaware County Times: Higher Energy Taxes Will Stifle Pa. Growth

A Feb. 21 editorial, claiming the “Wolf is right: Tax natural gas industry,” fails to acknowledge critical facts about new energy taxes and the basic economic realities associated with such policies, especially as it relates to capital investment and continued job growth. While the paper believes that higher energy taxes are the “least painful” choice, […]

Fueling Export Growth: U.S. Net Export Trade Forecast for Key Chemistries to 2030 (American Chemistry Council)

New Carnegie Mellon Study Highlights Environmental, Economic Benefits of LNG

According to new a Carnegie Mellon University study – the first peer-reviewed paper of its kind – exporting clean-burning U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) “would help reduce global GHG emissions” and such policy will be “good for the climate.” This research follows a recently released White House Council of Economic Advisers report, which underscores the […]

RT @CONSOL_Energy: The oil & #natgas industry now suppor

RT @CONSOL_Energy: The oil & #natgas industry now supports 9.8 million U.S. jobs & 8% of the U.S. economy #NaturalGasFacts

.@PSATS very concerned about loss of impact tax revenues, wh

.@PSATS very concerned about loss of impact tax revenues, which are invaluable to our twps. and their taxpayers. http://t.co/l37YQrKUfo

Friday Read: “Ten Key Takeaways From New @WhiteHouse Report”

Friday Read: “Ten Key Takeaways From New @WhiteHouse Report” on #naturalgas. http://t.co/zbn5P3xiHV http://t.co/IAZYGHhBIu

Lebanon County commissioners award $130k in Marcellus Shale

Lebanon County commissioners award $130k in Marcellus Shale Fund grants http://t.co/EmCT0aoSlx via @LDNews http://t.co/q3EuZYWffk