Marcellus Shale jobs no myth

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Letter to the Editor “Where Are All the Marcellus Shale Jobs?” that ran April 9 characterizes as “rather fantastical” the proposition that activities pursuant to the development of natural gas from the Marcellus are capable of generating thousands of jobs for Pennsylvanians.

New company says it can safely handle Marcellus wastewater

A new company formed at Pittsburgh’s Allegheny-Singer Research Institute believes it’s found an environmentally safe way to treat millions of gallons of wastewater generated by drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale formation.

200 turn out for Marcellus Shale forum

With the recession ravaging the nation’s economy, Kathryn Klaber has had a close-up seat for a boom of sorts.

Symposium covers wide range of issues

Bucknell University’s Institute for Public Policy’s symposium on the Marcellus Shale provided a forum for scientists, industry representatives, economic development specialists and government regulators to get together to discuss the wide ranging impacts natural gas development in the shale region can have on Pennsylvania.

Letter to the Editor: Editorial erred on gas drilling industry, tax

April 5’s editorial (“Arrogance hardly helps drillers’ goals”) echoes several claims that simply aren’t supported by the facts. Here, for your readers, are those facts.

Shale concerns overblown

The Marcellus Shale, which according to some geologists is the world’s second-largest natural-gas field, holds the potential to create hundreds of thousands of new jobs for Pennsylvanians – while reducing our dangerous dependence on foreign energy resources.