Archives for May 2011

By The Numbers: The Mighty Marcellus Continues to Fuel Job Creation

New Pa. Govt. Data Shows The Rate of Marcellus Job Creation “Is Accelerating”; Employment Up 1300% In N. Tier Canonsburg, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry – like a host of news outlets across the region and the nation – continues to keep a watchful eye on the powerful job creation engine […]

What They’re Saying: Marcellus Shale “An Opportunity to Revolutionize Energy Policy”

Pa. Small Business Owner: “It’s the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me” Marcellus-Producing Regions Have Unemployment Rates “That Are the Envy of the Rest of the State and Nation” “There’s Excitement in Western Pennsylvania Again”; “A Generational Play” “Locals Cash in on Pennsylvania’s Natural Gas Boom”: The early payoff from the energy boom is […]

Register now for Marcellus Transportation Safety Day 2011!

Click HERE to download the registration form.  Agenda is available below– register today! MARCELLUS TRANSPORTATION SAFETY DAY Sponsored by Marcellus Shale Coalition TWO DATES and VENUES FOR 2011!! Tuesday, June 21, 2011 – Southpointe, PA Thursday, September 22, 2011 – State College, PA Seminar Goal:  Better educate carriers and truck drivers supporting the natural gas […]

MSC Presentation before the Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission

by Kathryn Z. Klaber President and Executive Director Marcellus Shale Coalition May 20, 2011

New Tests Confirm Marcellus Development Not Impacting Pa. Waterways

Canonsburg, PA – This week, Pennsylvania American Water – one of the commonwealth’s largest water utilities – released data determining that its water has “not been impacted by radioactive materials” from Marcellus Shale development and the water is safe to drink. As you may recall, the New York Times made a series of claims regarding […]

MSC, Industry Visionaries Honored at Pittsburgh Business Times Energy Leadership Awards

Canonsburg, PA – Recognizing “two organizations and seven individuals – who played a key role in shaping western Pennsylvania’s energy industry,” the Pittsburgh Business Times (PBT) held its inaugural Energy Leadership Awards last night, attracting community and business leaders from across the region. In addition to recognizing the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) as the “official […]

What They’re Saying About The “Friends of Marcellus” Rally

Canonsburg, PA – At a rally in Harrisburg yesterday, the men and women of Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry demonstrated a unified voice and commitment to the responsible development of natural gas, job creation, energy security and environmental protection. New industry information shows that more than seven out of every ten Marcellus jobs are held by […]

MSC Expands Team, Adds Environmental and Community Outreach Staff

Canonsburg, PA – Today, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) announced the hiring of  two community outreach managers, as well as a project director who will oversee the organization’s Environmental Research Collaborative – a multi-stakeholder group working to generate fact-based Marcellus-related research and analysis. Robert Boulware will lead the coalition’s Environmental Research Collaborative while Joy Ruff and […]

May 11, 2011 – MSC Letter to PA DEP Secretary Michael Krancer

Marcellus Shale rally at Pennsylvania Capitol focuses on jobs

May 10, 2011 By DONALD GILLILAND, The Patriot-News Pennsylvanians have filled seven out of every ten new hires in the industry since 2008, said Coalition President Kathryn Klaber during a pro-industry rally at the State Capitol on Tuesday. Bradford County — the center of drilling activity at the moment — currently has the lowest unemployment […]

Just The Facts: Marcellus Shale Has Generated “More Than $1 Billion in State Taxes Since 2006”

Canonsburg, Pa. – The myth that those developing Marcellus Shale natural gas resources are not paying taxes just became even more difficult to peddle by those opposed to responsible, job-creating energy production in the Commonwealth. In fact, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, the Marcellus Shale has been, and continues to be, a major […]

Sunday Sit-Down: Kathryn Klaber

Wheeling News-Register Marcellus Shale has become a household term over the past year. The formation is said to hold more than 50 trillion cubic feet of recoverable natural gas, and companies are very interested in finding and extracting those pockets of gas. In your opinion, what does the Marcellus Shale gas find mean to the […]