Natural Gas Enhancing Air Quality

As production of clean, abundant Pennsylvania natural gas continues to break records, topping 5 trillion cubic feet last year, America is leading the world in reducing carbon emissions, new data from federal and international agencies confirms today. According to the International Energy Agency, the “surge in shale gas” drove U.S. carbon emissions to their lowest […]

With Natural Gas, Pa.’s Economy is Stronger, Environment Cleaner

This week, Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor, Peter Thiel, made the case that “fracking represents a bigger economic form of progress for our society as a whole than the innovation in Silicon Valley.” That’s a powerful statement – and one that’s strongly supported by any number of facts, figures, data, and studies. Consider the tens-of-thousands […]

Support Grows for Job-Creating Natural Gas Projects

“Pennsylvania is once again open for business.” That’s how Washington County Chamber of Commerce president Jeff Kotula described construction of the $2.5 billion Mariner East 2 pipelines that will deliver natural gas from southwestern Pennsylvania to Delaware County’s Marcus Hook petrochemical and refining facility. The buildout of critical natural gas infrastructure projects such as pipelines, […]

Engineers Make Natural Gas Development Possible

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Energy Infrastructure Creates Pa. Jobs, Boosts Economy

With the promise of supporting more than 15,000 Pa. jobs – including many for highly trained union members – Sunoco Logistics’ Mariner East II pipeline received regulatory approval this week, allowing construction to move forward on the critical energy infrastructure project. The $2.5 billion investment links shale development in Western Pa. to Delaware Co.’s Marcus […]

Local Leaders: Natural Gas Impact Tax Works

Five years ago, Pennsylvania enacted a tax on natural gas production – called the impact fee – that’s generated more than $1 billion in new revenue for communities in all 67 counties. This provision of Act 13 – a law passed with wide bipartisan majorities – continues to work as designed, directly benefiting communities as […]

Gov. Wolf’s Massive, Job-Crushing Energy Tax Proposal Falls Flat, Again

A months few back, in talking with voters about Pennsylvania energy development, Gov. Wolf promised that his administration would do “everything we can to make this part of the economy thrive.” Yet during his budget address this week, the governor — once again — proposed a massive, job-crushing energy tax increase on Pennsylvania job creators […]

Pennsylvania Must Remain Competitive

State lawmakers will soon start assembling a new spending plan after hearing Gov. Wolf’s thoughts on his budget priorities. It’s a chance for our leaders to enact policies that Pennsylvanians have made clear they want to see: job-creating opportunities that encourage investment and make the Commonwealth more competitive. It’s a message voters sent in November, […]

Natural Gas Powers the Party

If you’re getting ready to watch the game on Super Sunday, it’s a good time to remember how America’s affordable and abundant natural gas supplies make so many parts of our day more enjoyable. From the materials in that big-screen TV to the fibers in your favorite team’s jersey and the electricity that makes it […]

Fake News: New Anti-Natural Gas Activist “Report” Woefully Short on Actual Facts

A so-called “investigation” by activists at a fringe blog called Public Herald has become the latest, of many, examples of the highly coordinated, well-financed attack against safe, responsible, job-creating American natural gas. According to the activist blog, “Public Herald is nonprofit, fearless investigative journalism. Our independence is guaranteed. We’re publicly funded, which means we work for and […]