What Would a Hydraulic Fracturing Ban Mean for Pa. Families?

What if responsible natural gas development were banned? How would that impact Pa.’s economy and working families? According to a new report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Pa. would be one of the economically hardest hit states if responsible oil and natural gas were banned. In fact, according to the  report, the Commonwealth would […]

American Natural Gas Spurs Manufacturing Job Growth

America’s “manufacturing sector is experiencing a significant rebirth,” a new white paper by experts at FTI Consulting concludes. The key driver? Safe, responsible natural gas development. That’s right. The new report — “The Economic Benefits of a Continued U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance” — cites affordable and reliable American oil and natural gas as a principle driver […]

Natural Gas: Moving America Forward

Following its annual meeting this week, the MSC released a new video highlighting the progress that America continues to make thanks to domestic natural gas development. As MSC’s Dave Spigelmyer said, “clean-burning natural gas is moving America’s economy, our environment and our security forward.” Click HERE to watch “Natural Gas: Moving America Forward” online. Here’s […]

Shale Powers America’s Economy, Strengthens Our Security

With the presidential election just weeks away, voters across the country and the Commonwealth are paying close attention to the issues that matter most to them. According to a recent Gallup poll, “more Americans cite the economy (17%) than any other issue as the most important U.S. problem,” which is fully understandable. The good news […]

New White House Report: Natural Gas Sparks American Manufacturing Revival

Driven by the safe development of natural gas , American manufacturing is making a comeback and creating good-paying jobs, a new White House report confirms. Thanks to shale,  domestic manufacturers have regained the competitive edge in the global marketplace that’s encouraging job-creating investments here at home. While Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz recently told a congressional […]

EIA: Affordable Natural Gas Key “Driver” in Residential Electricity Savings

Citing affordable, abundant natural gas as the key “driver,” the federal government reports today that consumer electricity prices declined this year for the first time since the early 2000s. Coming on the heels of another federal report earlier this summer that credited affordable energy for “lowering the cost of living” for families, natural gas development continues […]

Manufacturing Jobs “The Crown Jewel” of American Natural Gas

U.S. natural gas production reached a record high in 2015 and “for the third consecutive year, Pennsylvania saw the largest total gain in annual production,” accordingly to recently released federal data. This new data also shows that overall natural gas use reached record levels in 2015, increasing nearly 3% from the previous year. That increased […]

SHALE INSIGHT 2016 Highlights Shale’s Regional Benefits

Joining with regional West Virginia and Ohio partners, SHALE INSIGHT™ returned to Pittsburgh this year with a clear focus on the economic and environmental opportunities that shale development presents for the Appalachian Basin and beyond. The two-day conference, which attracted more than 1,300 attendees from across the globe, featured engaging keynote speakers, panel discussions, and […]

Top 5 Must See Programs at SHALE INSIGHT 2016

Returning to Pittsburgh for its sixth year, SHALE INSIGHT 2016 opens this week with an exciting new partnership highlighting the entire region. Since the first SHALE INSIGHT in Philadelphia, the conference — which alternates between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia — has established itself as a top-tier forum where leaders, experts, and policymakers discuss challenges and opportunities […]

Top U.S. Official Touts American Natural Gas on Capitol Hill

“The U.S. is also now the number one producer of natural gas in the world,” confirmed U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz during a congressional hearing today. Thanks to responsible shale development – led largely by producers in the Commonwealth – America is more energy secure, families are realizing significant energy savings, Made in America is […]