Marcellus Shale Coalition Offers Statement on Progress in Pennsylvania

Getting the Facts about the Marcellus Shale Development CANONSBURG, Pa. – Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) president and executive director Kathryn Klaber today issued the following statement regarding the industry’s progress in Pennsylvania in relation to a potential severance tax on natural gas production: “Many are now recognizing the tremendous opportunities that responsible Marcellus Shale development […]

Marcellus Shale Coalition Releases the Facts on Flowback Water Treatment

CANONSBURG, Pa. – The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) today issued the following statement to provide the facts regarding water use and flowback water management in the development of natural gas from the Marcellus formation: “Pennsylvanians deserve to get the facts about water management for Marcellus Shale development. We need to put an end to the […]

Marcellus Shale Coalition Applauds DEP Staff Increases, Supports Clear and Workable Regulations

CANONSBURG, Pa. – The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) today expressed its support for Pennsylvania’s plan to hire inspectors under the Department of Environmental Protection’s oil and gas program, and urged the Commonwealth to continue developing a predictable structure for its Marcellus Shale regulations. “The Marcellus Shale Coalition has consistently supported the hiring of additional DEP […]

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 […]