Archives for July 2017

MSC Statement on Senate Energy Tax Increases

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Marcellus Shale Coalition president David Spigelmyer issued the following statement follow the Senate’s action to increase energy taxes. “Our industry remains opposed to additional energy taxes. This proposal – which creates new and even higher energy taxes for consumers and energy producers alike in addition to the impact tax that’s generated $1.2 […]

MSC in PennLive: Say No to a Severance Tax – It’s a Job-Crusher

By David Spigelmyer This budget season, we’ve seen encouraging signs of true leadership from some who are committed to creating new, long-term job and economic growth opportunities for the Commonwealth. Unfortunately, we’ve also heard from some lawmakers whose only “solutions” are massive, job-crushing energy tax increases. It’s time for a fresh look at the real […]

Pa.’s Impact Tax an Effective, Winning Policy

Summertime – it’s the season for baseball, cookouts, and, unfortunately, for some lawmakers to renew tired calls for a massive, job-crushing energy tax increase. Despite the clear fact that Pennsylvania’s impact fee – our tax on natural gas, which has generated $1.2 billion in new revenue – is working, some in Harrisburg continue to be […]

MSC Letter to Legislative Leadership on Energy Taxes

The Right State Policies Can Drive Job-Creating Investment

Natural gas development in the Marcellus Shale region is “fueling a wave of investment in U.S. petrochemical plants,” CNBC reported this week. According to the report, shale gas production in the tri-state area, coupled with new investments in ethane cracking facilities – such as the project under construction in Beaver County – present an opportunity […]

Pipelines are the safest way to transport a clean-burning en

Pipelines are the safest way to transport a clean-burning energy source that has helped U.S. reduce emissions. https://t.co/vJZdRydMeZ

Natural gas impact tax revenues support new Jefferson Co. Sh

Natural gas impact tax revenues support new Jefferson Co. Sheriff Dept. K-9 unit. https://t.co/2aQdu5Ezgw via @WJACTV #SayNoToSeverance

RT @Range_Resources: Range makes a donation to Chartiers Twp

RT @Range_Resources: Range makes a donation to Chartiers Twp. Community Parks on behalf of the @oronline “ExtraORdinary People” winner. htt…

RT @EdgeMarcEnergy: Presenting @lifestepsinc with donation t

RT @EdgeMarcEnergy: Presenting @lifestepsinc with donation that will fund 50 child check screenings. #Lifesteps #EdgeMarcEnergy #CommunityG…

“EQT employees volunteered to help area families by particip

“EQT employees volunteered to help area families by participating in the Produce to People program.” https://t.co/ODSVvEHk54 via @oronline