MSC, PIOGA to Study Radioactivity Levels in Shale Operations

Pittsburgh, Pa. – The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) and the Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association (PIOGA) today announced their joint efforts to conduct an extensive study of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) and Technologically Enhanced NORM (TENORM) in shale production-related activities. This study will complement one currently underway by the Pa. Department of Environmental […]

MSC Pleased to Announce David Spigelmyer as Organization’s New President

Pittsburgh, Pa. – After a two-month search process, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) announced today that David Spigelmyer has been named as the organization’s president. Mr. Spigelmyer, with a 30-year career in the energy industry, will assume the position effective Monday. “While our industry has accomplished a great deal for the entire Commonwealth and for […]

“Then and Now”: MSC Releases New Web Video

Pittsburgh, Pa. – At its fourth annual membership meeting this week, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) released its year-in-review video focused on the dramatic and positive shift in energy security, environmental benefits, and economic growth across our region and the nation, bolstered by safe shale production. The video — titled “Then and Now” — is […]

MSC Statement on Pa. Shale Development

Pittsburgh, Pa. – In response to massive new tax proposals touted by candidates in Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial campaign, the Marcellus Shale Coalition released the following statement on behalf of its member companies: “Over the past four years, our organization has worked to foster a constructive dialogue with policymakers on a bipartisan basis at all levels of […]

MSC Releases Recommended Practices for Drilling and Completions

Pittsburgh, Pa. – With eight recommended practices published to-date, today the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) released its latest guidance document for Drilling and Completions – two of the most critical aspects of the shale development process. Developed in consultation with several of the MSC’s working committees, these Recommended Practices for Drilling and Completions are designed […]

MSC Releases Membership Workforce Survey

Pittsburgh, Pa. – The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) today released the results of its annual workforce survey, a real-time overview of the employment makeup of the region’s natural gas industry. The results – based on 2012 data provided by more than 100 MSC member companies – indicate that 96 percent are from Pennsylvania, West Virginia, […]

MSC Announces Forthcoming Executive Leadership Change

Pittsburgh, Pa. – After nearly four years of leading the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC), CEO Kathryn Klaber, along with the organization’s executive board, are pleased to announce their efforts to begin a nationwide search to identify the organization’s next leader. Klaber, selected to lead the newly formed organization at its inception in late 2009, will […]

Natural Gas Does That

New Video Highlights Myriad of Ways Natural Gas is Used Every Day Pittsburgh, Pa. – If you have ever looked at the pen you’re writing with, the liner of a swimming pool or scores of other everyday items and wondered, “What does it take to make this?” the answer very likely is, “Natural gas does […]

MSC Statement on President Obama’s Energy and Climate Speech

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) CEO Kathryn Klaber issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s energy and climate policy speech today: “We are pleased that President Obama once again underscored the clear environmental and economic benefits tied to the safe development of clean-burning natural gas. “And while the President’s broader energy […]

Marcellus Shale Fee Revenue Having Positive Impact on Pennsylvania Communities

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) CEO Kathryn Z. Klaber issued the following statement on the 2012 Marcellus Shale Impact fee allocations released today by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC), which totaled just over $202 million: “To see how this new revenue stream, now totaling more than $406 million is being distributed to every […]