Archives for December 2015

RT @PghBizTimes: Have a natural gas-related idea? A shale ga

RT @PghBizTimes: Have a natural gas-related idea? A shale gas contest is offering $80K worth of awards for innovative ideas https://t.co/5H…

This top @PSATS board member is concerned about losing shale

This top @PSATS board member is concerned about losing shale impact taxes for Pa. communities. Read more: https://t.co/xv9BRvmMfM

Incredibly prolific Marcellus provides clean energy and #MFG

Incredibly prolific Marcellus provides clean energy and #MFG materials for decades to come. https://t.co/ikW87xIKyW https://t.co/dgh943J4VH

MSC in @ButlerEagle: Pa. Has Effective, Modernized Regulatio

MSC in @ButlerEagle: Pa. Has Effective, Modernized Regulations https://t.co/STnb12TqY5 #NaturalGas #Fracking https://t.co/84ZeyrBZhv

Marcellus Shale Drives the U.S. Natural Gas Revolution https

Marcellus Shale Drives the U.S. Natural Gas Revolution https://t.co/QxvGMCQLLs via @Forbes https://t.co/YPvoRVfawz

Even higher energy taxes = fewer local #smallbiz jobs https:

Even higher energy taxes = fewer local #smallbiz jobs https://t.co/XuykfOGBBL #SayNoToSeverance

Top Ten Shale Highlights of 2015

In what has been described as the “strongest card in America’s hand ” – both economically and environmentally – domestic shale development continues to be a game-changer. Despite the ongoing market challenges, Pennsylvania’s “record-breaking” natural gas production was driven by the industry’s focus on efficiency and innovation. As more clean-burning natural gas is safely produced, a […]

MSC in Phila. Inq.: Industry Remains Committed to Rigorous Regulations

A letter failed to acknowledge the strong natural-gas development regulations that protect our environment (“Industry needs rules,” Thursday). We have some of the nation’s most rigorous regulations. As former Gov. Ed Rendell and his then-Dept. of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger stated, “Pennsylvania has the strongest enforcement program of any state with gas drilling.” There are […]

MSC in Butler Eagle: Pa. Has Effective, Modernized Regulations

Two recent letters (“Middlesex Shortfall”, Dec. 1 and “Still Opposed to Rex”, Dec. 9) do a tremendous disservice to your readers, which include my Butler County neighbors, family and friends. Our dialogue about these important issues must be fact- and science-based — and it must be civil. Pennsylvania has an effective and modernized regulatory framework […]

Local Natural Gas Delivers Consumer Energy Savings

For consumers and manufacturers, the safe and well-regulated production of abundant, local shale resources is delivering significant energy savings. As WITF reports, Pennsylvania households are seeing heating bills that are half of what they were just seven years ago. What’s more, Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association president David Taylor tells WESA that regional manufacturers are experiencing a […]