American Energy Delivers Gold

As top athletes compete at this summer’s Rio Olympics, American shale development continues to deliver gold for our nation’s economy, our environment and our security. The U.S. is a world leader in energy production with domestic shale driving worldwide production growth and outpacing former energy powerhouses like Russia and Saudi Arabia. In fact, American oil […]

Natural Gas Pipelines = “Lifelines” to Family-Supporting Jobs

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Pa. Natural Gas Production, Overall Safety Soar in 2015

Pennsylvania natural gas output continues to break records, as more than 4.6 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of this clean-burning domestic resource was safely produced in 2015, according to a new Pa. DEP report. And as natural gas production soared by 318% since 2011, overall regulatory compliance metrics reflect the industry’s second-to-none commitment to environmental and […]

Shale Unifying, Strengthening America

As the presidential election continues to gain steam, voters of virtually every political stripe are looking for candidates that will embrace policies that will enhance America’s energy security, improve our air quality, and strengthen the economy. Thanks to our domestic shale revolution, as the MSC’s Dave Spigelmyer writes in the Philadelphia Inquirer, America continues to […]

Shale Development Benefits All Americans

As presidential nominating conventions get underway in Cleveland and Philadelphia, it’s critical that America’s abundant natural gas resources are recognized as an asset that can continue to help create hundreds of thousands of good-paying jobs, greatly improve our environment and strengthen the nation’s world standing. Highlighting these benefits in a joint Crain’s Cleveland Business column, MSC’s David Spigelmyer and Ohio Oil and […]

What They’re Saying About Clean-Burning American Natural Gas

The U.S. is on track to export more natural gas than it imports for the first time in 60 years, according to the federal Energy Information Administration (EIA). The administration credits America’s “abundant supply of shale gas” for the historic shift, noting that our nation’s resource base can support both growing domestic and international energy […]

Shale Enhances American Energy Security

Thanks to shale development, the U.S. now leads the world in recoverable oil reserves, surpassing Saudi Arabia and Russia, according to a report out this week by Rystad Energy. This significant progress, made possible by advancements in technology and hydraulic fracturing, has transitioned the U.S. from a position of energy uncertainty to one of abundance […]

Natural Gas Fuels July 4th BBQs

As we celebrate Independence Day, many people might be surprised at the number of everyday products made with domestically produced natural gas. So before you head out to the yard to throw around the Frisbee (plastic made from natural gas), or cook hamburgers and corn on the grill (fueled by natural gas), take a moment to consider […]

American Energy = American Manufacturing Jobs

Shell’s recent decision to move forward with building an ethane cracker plant, which will generate significant economic benefits including nearly 6,000 construction jobs, brings into focus shale’s larger role in driving a regional manufacturing renaissance. In fact, MSC president Dave Spigelmyer and Pa. Manufacturers’ Association president David Taylor highlighted this shale-driven manufacturing comeback in a […]

Higher Energy Taxes Put More Pa. Families, Small Businesses into “Survival Mode”

As Harrisburg works to finalize Pennsylvania’s annual budget, it’s never been more clear that there couldn’t be a worse time for a massive energy tax hike that’ll jeopardize good-paying jobs across the Commonwealth. In fact, the Tribune-Review brought these painful economic realities into light recently under the headline “Bankruptcies, Foreclosures Up in Areas Where Gas, […]