Archives for March 2013


New on the blog- #NaturalGas: A Unifying Issue for America #Polls #Marcellus #ShaleGas


[email protected] CEO: Truck Fleets Increasingly Shifting to #NaturalGas #CNG


Have questions about #ShaleGas? Visit to see real questions from real people. #LearnAboutShale #Marcellus #NatGas

Will water still be needed as the play matures?

Water is essential to the safe development of clean-burning natural gas. And as the Associated Press reports, natural gas producers in Pennsylvania continue to recycle and reuse more and more water. Water management-related technologies continue to evolve, by the day, helping to ensure our water is safe for all. Penn State University excerpts have complied […]

Why is the industry not working for more stringent regulations to ensure the protection of the environment and the health of our residents?

Here in Pennsylvania, we have some of the strongest regulations in place to ensure that hydraulic fracturing is done in a way that protects our environment and our neighbors. The tightly-regulated development of clean-burning American natural gas is without question an industrial process. And like all industrial activities, there is some risk. But natural gas […]


Today is international @womensday. Thank you to all of the hardworking women in the safe, job-creating #NaturalGas industry!


Great @sunherald editorial: @SenThadCochran #NaturalGas export plan makes sense for U.S. #LNG #ShaleGas

Natural Gas: A Unifying Issue for America

The safe development of job-creating American natural gas is without question Powering an American Renaissance. And while these associated benefits are clear, and support for clean-burning domestic natural gas is strong and growing stronger, so too is the sharp divide in public opinion on the major issues of the day – principally immigration reform, healthcare, […]


MSC member @EnergyCorp_ECA: Thanks to #ShaleGas, #Energy industry experiencing a renaissance #Jobs #NatGas


Via @AP: @federalreserve’s #BeigeBook says Pa.’s #Marcellus #NatGas economic benefits “robust”


#Williamsport council OKs compressed #NaturalGas station contract, via @WmsptSunGazette #CNG #Marcellus


RT @AutoNews_GTI: Turning Up the CNG (3/8/13): GM CEO: Natural gas ‘huge opportunity,’ Chrysler delivers CNG Rams to Oklahoma; I… http …


MSC’s Kathryn Klaber in @delcotimes: All of Pa. benefiting greatly from #Marcellus #NaturalGas #LearnAboutShale


RT @StateImpactPA: The U.S. Federal Reserve is citing PA’s Marcellus Shale gas boom in a new survey of regional economic trends. http:// …


#Energy wages have grown at 9x the rate of all industries since 2008 ( Visit our job portal:

MSC’s Klaber in Delaware Co. Times: Pa. Benefiting Greatly From Natural Gas

“As more abundant supplies of homegrown natural gas continue to be safely produced, it’s becoming increasingly clear that every square inch of Pennsylvania is benefitting from development of the Marcellus Shale.” By KATHRYN Z. KLABER Times Guest Columnist Communities across the entire commonwealth, including in the Greater Philadelphia, continue to see a wave of benefits […]

Why is this information just coming out?

Oil and natural gas development has a long and storied history in Pennsylvania. Beginning in 1859, when the first well was drilled in Titusville, Pa., through to today, more than 350,000 oil and natural gas wells have been drilled in the commonwealth. You can visit the Drake Well Museum’s website by clicking HERE. And while […]


CO Gov. @hickforco praises @RFTA’s “groundbreaking” new cheaper, cleaner #CNG buses @FTA_DOT @AspenSnowmass #NatGas


#LNG export benefits “could be substantial, billions of dollars and the jobs that come with it” says @Chevron exec.


RT @GreerToday: Gas at $1.80 coming to Greer CPW.


“Safe, sustainable development of #ShaleGas can help to transform NY’s economy,” says @TheBCNYS #WeAgree #Marcellus


Community, technical colleges in WV to begin #Marcellus Shale program this fall, reports @wvstatejournal #Jobs


[email protected] exec.: “We are entering a new era where #NaturalGas will be a major fuel” via @BloombergNews #rail


More clean-burning #NaturalGas en route to #Maine consumers, reports @AP #ShaleGas


ICYMI: U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe Addresses #LNG Exports in Senate Floor Speech. Video: Text:


#NaturalGas may power garbage trucks in Canada soon, reports @CdnPress #CNG #NatGas


[email protected] chief touts a new way to gas up that Chevy, via @HoustonChron #CERAWeek #CNG #NatGas


Happy birthday #Marcellus on Main Street! #NaturalGas industry’s online business directory turns one this week #Jobs


RT @GannonSBDC: #smallbiz Interested in providing assistance or products to the #Shale industry? @MarcellusGas


Thanks to #NaturalGas, Warren Buffett’s @BNSFRailway Poised for Biggest Move Since Steam to Diesel, via @CNBC


RT @BNSFRailway: BNSF to test liquefied natural gas to power locomotives #lng #rail #freight


Come hear @Ag_Shale discuss how #energy & agriculture work together in Pa. tomorrow night in Williamsport #Marcellus


Via @federalreserve’s #BeigeBook: #Marcellus #ShaleGas activity expanded at robust pace; producers expanded payrolls


RT @EnergyCorp_ECA: Great story in today’s @wvstatejournal about ECA’s new eastern headquarters.


RT @PlattsGas: Backlog of Marcellus #Shale wells will drive #natgas production growth, say Barclays analysts. Platts story: …


@penn_state’s new #NaturalGas center to keep Pa. at forefront of industry #Marcellus #ShaleGas #Jobs


RT @CNBCWorld: How the US Shale Gas Boom Could Derail China


[email protected]’s #BeigeBook: Uptick in loans paid down w. royalties & less customer debt in #Marcellus area banks


RT @CleveFed_ComDev: #Shalegas is impacting many economies across the U.S. according to the latest #beigebook via @MatthewPhillips http: …


Great @PittsburghPG story on impact of safe, job-creating #Marcellus #ShaleGas production for Washington Co #smallbiz


Via @bctimes: MSC releases video on methane, groundwater protection Full video: #Marcellus

One Year Later, Marcellus on Main Street Going Strong

A year ago this week, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) launched an online business directory – Marcellus on Main Street – to further connect small businesses across the region with the growing and robust natural gas supply chain. Spurred by feedback from local chambers of commerce, whose members were interested in servicing and supporting the […]


RT @WTOV9: Officials expect 300 jobs in Brooke County


MSC member co. @Halliburton finding innovative ways to recycle & reuse water #ShaleGas


[email protected] CEO in @baltimoresun: U.S. has benefited greatly from huge #NaturalGas deposits such as the #Marcellus


ICYMI: Cleaner Air in #Pennsylvania Inconvenient for Fracktivists, via @TheBTI #Marcellus #NaturalGas


Via @TheBTI: When the sun isn’t shining on Mark Ruffalo’s roof, he’s mostly getting his electricity from #NaturalGas


RT @WilliamsUpdates: Williams and Boardwalk announce JV on NGL Pipeline System. Read more:


Former @EIAgov chief & senior @CSIS adviser: #NaturalGas is a game-changing development #LNG #ShaleGas


RT @congressblog: The Hill Energy trade, not restrictions or taxes. will advance growth: In less than a decade, the role of unco… http …