What does the development of this asset mean to the ordinary citizen of the S.E. region?

For consumers, expanded natural gas production from the Marcellus Shale is leading to significant savings in the form of lower, more affordable energy costs. And as more clean-burning natural gas is safely produced, more consumer savings are being realized. In fact, the region’s largest natural gas utilities – PECO, NFG, PGW, Columbia, Equitable, UGI, UGI […]

What types of jobs opportunities will be available?

Natural gas development from the Marcellus Shale is creating tens of thousands of good-paying jobs across the region at a time when they’re most needed. The short answer is that the range of natural gas industry-related jobs is incredibly broad. From well-tenders to rough necks, to truck drivers and landscapers, to lawyers and environmental scientists […]

What is the number of jobs anticipated for the region?

Today, according to the state department of Labor & Industry, nearly 239,000 direct and indirect jobs across the commonwealth of Pennsylvania are supported by the natural gas industry. These are jobs that exist because we are producing Pennsylvania’s abundant natural gas resources. Nationally, according to IHS Global Insight researchers, in 2010, unconventional gas activity supported 1 […]