Archives for March 2012


RT @PhillyInquirer: [email protected]: $1B pipeline would connect new markets to #Marcellus #shalegas #phlinq


NEW STUDY: #Marcellus #ShaleGas in #Maryland could generate more than 1,800 #jobs, $200 million in state revenue – @AP:


[email protected] Study: MD Could be Home to 365 #Marcellus #NatGas Wells; More Than $200 Mill. in Revenue – via @AP:


#ShaleGas in Maryland impacts two counties enormously: @SagePolicyGroup – via @PlattsGas: #Marcellus #NatGas


What They’re Saying: #NatGas “Offering a Beacon of Hope” for America’s Future – #ShaleGas #Marcellus #AmericanEnergy


RT @jimdonovancbs3: PGW to lower gas rates by 6 percent for the next 3 months. @CBSPhilly


Philadelphia Gas Works reduces rates for customers bc “of an abundance of #natgas” – via @Philabizjournal: #Marcellus


UGI Energy Services to partner on $1B #Marcellus pipeline – via @CPBJ: #ShaleGas #NatGas


RT @OhioChamber: Ohio Chamber website has a special section on Shale. Visit it at


[email protected] backs #hydraulicfracturing; “We have to get that #natgas out of the ground” safely – via @nydailynews:


RT @HarvardBiz: Energy Policy Is Fundamental to U.S. Competitiveness


RT @HessCorporation: “The U.S. desperately needs an energy policy,” John Hess writes in Harvard Business Review (02/29/12)

What They’re Saying: Natural Gas “Offering a Beacon of Hope” for America’s Future

“There is an industry offering a beacon of hope, and it could soon serve as the tipping point that gets America back to work: natural gas” President Clinton: “America needs to end its ‘ambivalence’ about natural gas” “Shale could be responsible for the resurgence of the U.S. as an economic superpower” Canonsburg, Pa. – Economically […]


RT @lehighvalley: UGI Utilities Inc. says natural gas rates will decline again


Once again, @UGI_Utilities customers to see drop in monthly bills thanks to #Marcellus #ShaleGas – via @CitizensVoice:


Peoples Natural Gas Co. will add 100 #jobs over the next few years in western Pa. – via @TribTotalMedia: #NatGas


[email protected]_Utilities cuts #natgas rates again for consumers thanks, in part, to the #Marcellus #Shale – @ReadingEagle:

WVU Prof. in Charleston Gazette: Hydraulic Fracturing is Safe, Boosts Our Economy

“Natural gas is energizing America’s economic recovery.” Hydraulic fracturing for oil and natural gas offers an opportunity to build a more competitive U.S. economy. Programs that result in the establishment of less expensive energy sources boost U.S. manufacturing and jobs. Combined with horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing is a technique being used to produce shale gas […]

Potential Economic & Fiscal Impacts of Natural Gas Production in Western Maryland (MD Petroleum Council)