By The Numbers: Natural Gas Powering America’s Economic Engine

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Earlier this week, President Obama’s nominee to be the next U.S. secretary of energy, Ernest Moniz, told Congress that “‘a stunning increase’ in production of domestic natural gas in recent years was nothing less than a ‘revolution’ that has led to reduced emissions of carbon dioxide,” as the Associated Press reports under […]

Impact Fee Revenues Reaching Every Square Inch of Pa.

Pittsburgh, Pa. – On the heels of last week’s announcement by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) that a historic influx of revenue is flowing to counties and municipalities across the Commonwealth thanks to a new impact fee paid by natural gas producers, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) and its member companies are continuing a […]

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

Pittsburgh, Pa. – America’s abundant, clean-burning shale gas resources are rebalancing longstanding global energy trends, shifting more economic and geopolitical power to the United States. And while affordable supplies of homegrown natural gas are helping to create local jobs, many European manufacturing jobs are relocating to the United States. Here’s what they’re saying: FAR-REACHING GLOBAL IMPACT […]

Natural Gas is Bringing “U.S. Manufacturing Back to Life”

Shuttered factories left for gone are reopening; companies are bringing operations back to America; and manufacturers are hiring locally, thanks in large part to clean-burning, safely-produced domestic natural gas. This industrial resurgence has been rightly termed a “a game changer” by economists, who note that America’s “manufacturing’s future is getting brighter,” as NPR reports yesterday […]

What They’re Saying: “Shale Gas is Transforming America’s Energy Future”

Pittsburgh, Pa. – There’s a “shale gas revolution” underway in America, as GE CEO Jeff Immelt underscored yesterday, leading to more affordable energy for consumers struggling with persistently high unemployment, more jobs here at home – especially in the manufacturing sector – and strengthened U.S. competitiveness in the global economy. And most importantly, this development is […]

What They’re Saying: Safe Natural Gas Development Advancing the American Dream

Pittsburgh, Pa. – As The Economist reports in a cover story series focused on American competitiveness, the safe development of domestic natural gas represents a “Deep sigh of relief” for our nation economically. For its part, the Marcellus Shale Coalition is reaching “out to the community” about the tremendous “potential and prosperity” associated with the […]

Pa. Small Business Owners Tout Marcellus Shale Benefits on Capitol Hill

Today, two western Pennsylvania small business owners took their success stories to Washington, DC, testifying before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources. At today’s hearing – titled “America’s Onshore Energy Resources: Creating Jobs, Securing America, and Lowering Prices” – Paul Battista (an MSC member) and Frank Puskarich spoke of the […]

Marcellus Shale: Homegrown Energy, Homegrown Jobs

Clean, affordable, safely-produced American natural gas is not only helping to lower taxes and energy bills, but it’s also providing our tremendous source of job and career opportunities for Pennsylvanians. In short, this historic opportunity is a job-creating, economy-boosting machine that’s Powering an American Renaissance. Union, non-union, industry-based, or ancillary – the safe, responsible shale gas […]

Natural Gas: A Unifying Issue for America

The safe development of job-creating American natural gas is without question Powering an American Renaissance. And while these associated benefits are clear, and support for clean-burning domestic natural gas is strong and growing stronger, so too is the sharp divide in public opinion on the major issues of the day – principally immigration reform, healthcare, […]

One Year Later, Marcellus on Main Street Going Strong

A year ago this week, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) launched an online business directory – Marcellus on Main Street – to further connect small businesses across the region with the growing and robust natural gas supply chain. Spurred by feedback from local chambers of commerce, whose members were interested in servicing and supporting the […]