Archives for March 2010

Marcellus Shale Coalition Releases Statement to Set the Record Straight on January Meeting with Gov. Rendell

CANONSBURG, Pa. – Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) president and executive director Kathryn Klaber today issued the following statement in response to claims that the natural gas industry declined a meeting requested by Governor Ed Rendell to discuss state policy issues: “It is important that the Marcellus Shale Coalition clarify the record regarding a meeting planned […]

MSC Statement on EPA Study of Hydraulic Fracturing

CANONSBURG, Pa. – The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) today issued the following statement regarding a plan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to study hydraulic fracturing: “The members of the Marcellus Shale Coalition develop and drill wells in an environmentally responsible manner, including the use of hydraulic fracturing to complete a well for production. Hydraulic […]

Letter from Congressional Natural Gas Caucus co-chairman Tim Murphy (PA) and Dan Boren (OK) to Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Waxman

Last month, you sent a detailed memorandum to members of the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment identifying several of your concerns related to hydraulic fracturing, an energy technology that has been in use for more than a half-century now, but one that has received additional attention as of late pursuant to its roll in unlocking enormous reserves of previously unreachable natural gas from American shale.

Marcellus Shale Coalition Statement on Calls from Obama Administration for Increased Fracturing Disclosure

CANONSBURG, Pa. – Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) president and executive director Kathryn Klaber issued the following statement today in response to comments attributed to White House staff regarding the disclosure of solutions used in the fracturing process: “Our industry was born in Pennsylvania more than 150 years ago. Since that time, more than 380,000 wells […]