A ‘Historic Moment’ for U.S. Natural Gas

For the fifth straight year, the United States is the world’s top producer of petroleum and natural gas, the Energy Information Administration reported this month. Since 2009, when U.S. natural gas production surpassed Russia – led principally by Pennsylvania shale development – America has maintained its standing as the global natural gas production leader. This […]

Natural Gas Continues to Strengthen America

Last week marked a significant milestone in America’s ongoing march toward enhanced energy security: domestically produced shale gas is “now available to the world.” This historic achievement is strengthening America’s geopolitical standing abroad and all while benefitting consumers, manufacturers, and our environment. In fact, Delaware Co.’s Marcus Hook industrial complex is “bustling” and “a vibrant […]

SHALE: “MADE IN THE USA”

Increased production of America’s clean-burning natural gas resources – led by the Marcellus – continues to create game-changing consumer, manufacturing and environmental benefits. To be sure, homegrown shale is lowering consumer energy costs for families and small businesses; manufacturers are reshoring back to America; and with every new natural gas power plant constructed, our air […]

New Carnegie Mellon Study Highlights Environmental, Economic Benefits of LNG

According to new a Carnegie Mellon University study – the first peer-reviewed paper of its kind – exporting clean-burning U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) “would help reduce global GHG emissions” and such policy will be “good for the climate.” This research follows a recently released White House Council of Economic Advisers report, which underscores the […]

MSC’s Klaber Provides Marcellus Update on E&E TV

Could a state-by-state approach to hydraulic fracturing regulation put certain shale plays at a disadvantage? During today’s OnPoint, Kathryn Klaber, CEO of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, discusses the latest on the future of regulations, the LNG exports debate, and the dynamic between industry competitors. Klaber also explains how tax reform discussions could negatively impact the […]

Shale Gas Goes Global, While Benefitting Local Economies

The safe development of clean-burning American natural gas, especially in Pennsylvania, is having a substantial and positive impact on our region’s economy, helping to create tens of thousands of good jobs at a time when they’re needed most. As the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports this week, “The growth of the energy sector throughout the [western Pa.] […]

What Can’t Natural Gas Do?

Heat homes and keep us warm. Fuel our vehicles. Power hydraulic fracturing and drilling operations. These are just a few of the many and growing ways America’s abundant, clean-burning natural gas resources our improving our lives while strengthening our economy and our environment. Here’s a quick overview of natural gas use-related stories from the weekend. […]

Rev Up Your (Natural Gas) Engines!

This week, the much-awaited 2014 Corvette Stingray was unveiled, marking 60 years of the fabled American sports car, as CBS News reports. An exciting milestone for sure. But this wasn’t the only exciting transportation-related announcement made this week. Yesterday, IGS Energy and top West Virginia officials, including Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, as well as Marcellus […]

What Energy Producers, Manufacturers Are Saying About Natural Gas in the Global Economy

Yesterday, in a letter available here, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) “called on Energy Secretary Chu to approve all pending applications for LNG export terminals,” as the Wall Street Journal reports. Here’s what manufacturers, the chemical industry and energy producer organizations are saying about common sense natural gas export policies, which, as MSC CEO Kathryn […]

Made in America: The economic impact of LNG exports from the United States (Deloitte)