Archives for June 2012

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#HF “successfully regulated at state level for decades w/o a single case of groundwater contamination” – @IBDeditorials http://t.co/45qwFPMI

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Fmr. OMB dir. Peter Orszag: “More use of #natgas for transportation could carry big benefits” via @BloombergView http://t.co/ab1ETNCz

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#NatGas Cars Can Drive Us Toward a Better Economy, writes fmr. OMB dir. Peter Orszag in @BloombergView http://t.co/ab1ETNCz #CNG #ShaleGas

New Study Outlines Options to Give “Economic Second Life” to Marcus Hook Refinery Site

Marcellus Shale May Play Key Role in Refinery’s Future, According to IHS Experts Marcus Hook, Pa. – Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) president Kathryn Klaber joined a host of local, state, and federal government representatives, as well as residents and regional economic development and organized labor officials, today for the roll out of a new IHS […]

CNNMoney Column: Could Cheap Natural Gas Save The Economy?

By Martin Neil Baily and Philip K. Verleger Jr “The shale boom is for real and a serious game changer because of its size and potential longevity” NEW YORK — Martin Neil Baily is a senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution and was the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under […]

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RT @conocophillips: #Natgas usage is up, but safety incidents are down http://t.co/jcX5zFpu

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RT @EnergyTomorrow: Another #fracking strawman, up in smoke. http://t.co/xyXDfN71 Energy Tomorrow Blog #energy #regulation

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RT @PittsburghPG: [email protected]_Energy invests in Epiphany’s water treatment technology http://t.co/RHc7EtEY

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Great @PQuarterly story: An industrial renaissance: Why Pittsburgh is poised to become the nation’s energy capital http://t.co/5fExByTJ

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RT @wvstatejournal: SJ: EIA estimates WV #Marcellus resource at 8.9 tcf http://t.co/XQTc98qD

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VIDEO: @UN Supports Responsible #ShaleGas Development http://t.co/Cdr6s0Pv More Here http://t.co/5w8TJouO #ShaleBenefits #Marcellus

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MT @StateImpactPA: Pa. DEP sec. Krancer tells @NRDC to redo their math. http://t.co/zhlTZ409 #JustTheFacts #Marcellus

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What They’re Saying: American #NaturalGas Benefits “Cannot Be Denied” http://t.co/HMRAN8SN #Marcellus #ShaleGas #Jobs

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#NatGas gaining steam in #Alabama; Athens City Council approves new #CNG filling stations, via @newscourier http://t.co/cfYrHyUL

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Great, fact-based @dailyamerican op-ed: #Marcellus #ShaleGas is “creating good paying jobs for our younger generation” http://t.co/oGiXGmxB

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Marietta, OH mayor wants all city vehicles to run on #CNG – via @MariettaTimes http://t.co/gmpCRFEz #ShaleGas #NatGas #Marcellus

Pittsburgh Quarterly: An Industrial Renaissance

“You hear talk about the tri-state area becoming the nation’s new energy capital,” says Kathryn Z. Klaber, president of the Marcellus Shale Coalition and a Beaver County native. “Ours is the region that developed the first oil well, the first commercial gas well. Maybe it’s high time we reclaimed our title.” Why Pittsburgh is poised […]

What They’re Saying: American Natural Gas Benefits “Cannot Be Denied”

Pittsburgh, Pa. – The American economy continues to limp along, as “unemployment rates rose in 18 U.S. states in May, the most in nine months,” according to the USA Today. And while there’s no denying the very real challenges our nation’s economy faces, there’s also no denying the benefits tied to the safe, responsible development […]

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MSC member co. @CONSOL_Energy “Bolsters Water Division” in the #Marcellus http://t.co/VjOitI9B #ShaleGas #NatGas

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PA DEP Sec. Krancer Starts Dialogue with @NRDC to Correct Recent Report – http://t.co/5RpzdUap #JustTheFacts #ShaleGas #Marcellus

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Fmr. @EPAgov official in @aldotcom: Technical innovations have unlocked vast quantities of oil, #natgas across the US http://t.co/AUfsAfdA

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RT @WSJbusiness: Ferry Systems Look to Switch to #NaturalGas http://t.co/qw8YYDX9

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New @cleanskiesfdn Study: Billions in Ratepayer Benefits from Locking in Low #NatGas Prices for Power Generation http://t.co/KV8jnDop

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New cab company offers greener, cheaper ride – powered by clean-burning American #CNG, via @seattlepi http://t.co/97oCYiCG #NatGas

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New cab company offers greener, cheaper ride – powered by clean-burning American #CNG, via @seattlepi http://t.co/97oCYiCG #NatGas

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Columbiana County signs #ShaleGas lease worth $3.2 Million, via @21WFMJ http://t.co/vKDfwOMF #NaturalGas

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Columbiana County signs #ShaleGas lease worth $3.2 Million, via @21WFMJ http://t.co/vKDfwOMF #NaturalGas

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Columbiana County signs #ShaleGas lease worth $3.2 Million, via @21WFMJ http://t.co/vKDfwOMF #NaturalGas

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Pa. Econ. official: #Marcellus “drilling is here to stay. It’s creating #jobs, putting money back into the area” http://t.co/vZFrXfpD

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Pa. Econ. official: #Marcellus “drilling is here to stay. It’s creating #jobs, putting money back into the area” http://t.co/vZFrXfpD

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The price for #CNG is $1.89 for the equivalent of one gallon of gasoline, via @DispatchAlerts http://t.co/dWUFLxBH #NotBad #ShaleGas

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Great @DispatchAlerts story on how one OH entrepreneur is converting cars to run on #NaturalGas http://t.co/dWUFLxBH #CNG #ShaleGas

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“There are clear indications that Pa’s #HydraulicFracturing regs are working” – @RepMarkCritz in @TribLIVE http://t.co/yo9NC9zW #WeAgree

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Great @RepMarkCritz op-ed on #HydraulicFracturing in @TribLIVE: Stick to science, not the politics http://t.co/yo9NC9zW #Marcellus #NatGas

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Penn State Extension Makes Inroads with #NGVs, via @agsciences http://t.co/s76Ghj64 #ShaleGas #PSU #CNG #Marcellus

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@timestribune: #Marcellus #natgas development “has completely redefined our business.” http://t.co/vZFrXfpD

Scranton Times-Tribune: Local Companies Drill Into Natural Gas Industry

By: James Haggerty (Staff Writer) Natural gas extraction is helping to enable a Scranton ammunition plant to aim for different business objectives. General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems makes swivel elbow and drill-pipe connecting joints used at the region’s Marcellus Shale gas wells. “They definitely are making up a meaningful part of our business at […]

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#Marcellus Shale Business Expo attracts thousands – http://t.co/jfmZ9un4 #ShaleGas #NatGas

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Peco: Thanks to #Marcellus #NatGas “lower wholesale prices for electricity are being passed on to customers” http://t.co/2vpFSEQS

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RT @Maykuth: Pa. power prices fall; customers have a lot of choices http://t.co/5LuKlryU Peco rate chart: http://t.co/OFKvcCMG #marcellus #phlinq

U.S. Rep. Mark Critz in the Tribune-Review: Stick to Fracking Science, Not the Politics

By: Mark S. Critz At a recent U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee hearing, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson justified the agency’s “desire to do additional science around hydraulic fracturing … because the public’s trust in that technology we believe is also based on the belief that we are looking to bring the very best science […]

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Great @PittsburghPG editorial on @Shell cracker plan that should “encourage development of local #Marcellus wells” http://t.co/MvLADLn5

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U.S. cuts #GHGs. Main and most surprising reason: cheap #NaturalGas, via @CNNMoney http://t.co/ayOGCbbM #ShaleGas #Marcellus

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RT @globeandmail: From @GlobeBC: Provincial Liberals declare natural gas clean energy source http://t.co/DFsSY6hF

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City of Dublin, OH promoting #CNG station as natural fit for fleets, via @columbusbiz1st http://t.co/s1BV7ITy #ShaleGas #NatGas

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Crawford Co., PA joins study of #NaturalGas for use in its fleets – http://t.co/IA7koZwp #CNG #Marcellus #NatGas

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Columbiana Co. , OH will receive $3.2 million from new #ShaleGas lease, via @TheReviewOnline http://t.co/23672L9b #NatGas

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Town supervisors call for allowing safe #Marcellus #ShaleGas drilling in So. Tier, via @OTHNews http://t.co/9BFu3mdZ #NatGas #Jobs

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[email protected] supports safe, responsible, job-creating #ShaleGas development, via @CumberlandTN http://t.co/S7F1P9ZB #NatGas #Marcellus

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MT @TheBizJournal: Economists: #ShaleGas Boom for Real, Gives U.S. Edge http://t.co/ftmnaOay http://t.co/2an0pyqp #AmericanEnergy