Marcellus Shale Coalition Proudly Announces Kathryn Klaber as Organization’s First President, Executive Director

State College, Pa. – The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) today proudly announced Kathryn Klaber as the new organization’s first president and executive director. The announcement was made before about 700 people at the Second Annual Marcellus Shale and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Best Management Practices Workshop and Training Seminar in State College. Klaber […]

Annual Meeting of Marcellus Shale Committee Affirms Creation of Independent Organization, Appointment of New Officers

CANONSBURG, Pa. – The newly named Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) today announced plans to establish itself as an independent non-profit organization to represent the Marcellus natural gas industry in Pennsylvania and elected new officers to the group’s executive committee. During its annual meeting held Nov. 19, the MSC also discussed plans to hire a president […]

Marcellus Shale Coalition Statement on Recent Post-Gazette Report

CANONSBURG, Pa. – The Marcellus Shale industry today issued the following statement regarding misleading and incorrect information featured in the Oct. 4 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article, “Toxins tied to fish kill may have hitchhiked.” It is irresponsible and premature to speculate on the source or sources contributing to the aquatic condition of Dunkard Creek. The situation […]

Penn State: Marcellus Shale Development Expected to Create 98,000 Pennsylvania Jobs by 2010, $14.17 Billion Impact

Proposed Severance Tax Would Hurt Jobs, Investment, and Result in $1.4 Billion in Less State, Local Tax Revenue HARRISBURG, Pa. – Marcellus Shale development will pump $14.17 billion into the state’s economy in 2010 and create more than 98,000 jobs, while generating $800 million in state and local tax revenues, according to an economic study […]

PA’s Oil, Gas Industry Opposes Fracture Stimulation Reporting Bill in Congress

Proposed federal legislation would duplicate existing Pennsylvania regulation on gas well fracture stimulation CANONSBURG, Pa. – Representatives of Pennsylvania’s oil and gas industry expressed their opposition today to the proposed FRAC Act in Congress that would create duplicative regulation of the hydraulic fracture stimulation process used to drill natural gas wells. “Hydraulic fracture stimulation has […]

Business, Government Leaders from Across PA Cite Opportunities Through the Marcellus Shale

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Members of the Natural Gas Caucus, with the support of the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC), brought a sampling of people to the Capitol today to discuss the economic success being realized in communities across the Commonwealth through the extraction of natural gas from the Marcellus Shale formation. Business executives, government officials and […]

Marcellus Shale Committee Plans Community Information Session in Bradford County

Industry group will offer one-on-one conversations with industry representatives and a formal presentation CANONSBURG, Pa. – The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) will hold a community information session at Troy Memorial Auditorium, located at corner of King and High Streets in Troy, PA, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, to discuss the […]

Marcellus Shale Committee Plans Community Information Session in Tioga County

Industry group will offer one-on-one conversations with industry representatives and a formal presentation CANONSBURG, Pa. – The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) will hold a community information session at Wellsboro High School Auditorium, located at in the administration building at 227 Nichols Street, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, to discuss the […]

Environmental Firm Finds Marcellus Shale Drilling Activity Had Minimal Impact On Total Dissolved Solids Found In Monongahela River Last Fall

CANONSBURG, Pa. – A study completed by international environmental engineering and consulting firm Tetra Tech, Inc., revealed that natural gas development was only a minor contributor to elevated levels of Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) in the Monongahela River last fall. Tetra Tech found that the primary TDS load in the Monongahela River came from abandoned […]

Marcellus Shale Coalition Continues Advertising Campaign

CANONSBURG, Pa. – The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC), an organization dedicated to the responsible development of Pennsylvania’s natural gas resources contained in the Marcellus Shale formation, is continuing its comprehensive advertising campaign that focuses on print, online banner, radio, and billboard advertising with a new ad highlighting jobs created by the natural gas industry. “Pennsylvania’s […]