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 […]

PA’s Oil, Gas Industry Focuses on Potential of Natural Gas Development in Opposition to Severance Tax

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Representatives of Pennsylvania’s oil and gas industry expressed concern today about continuing calls for the imposition of a severance tax on natural gas extraction in Pennsylvania at this time, citing a number of factors that could combine to slow the development of the industry and the economic benefits it will provide across […]

Marcellus Shale Committee Issues Statement on Severance Tax

CANONSBURG, Pa. – The Marcellus Shale Committee (MSC) today released the following statement in response to a proposal to impose an oil and gas severance tax, as outlined in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s fiscal year 2009-2010 budget address. A more thorough evaluation of this proposal will be conducted in the coming days, along with a […]