Archives for February 2014

What They’re Saying: Shale is “Creating Hope and Opportunity”

The economic, environmental and national security benefits tied to tightly-regulated shale development continue to cascade across our nation. As one news outlet writes this week: “It’s been said many times but warrants repeating: Shale gas has been a game changer for the U.S.” Here’s what others are saying about this positive and shared progress: Marcellus […]

How the Marcellus Shale Transformed the Domestic Natural Gas Landscape (Morningstar, Inc.)

MSC in Allentown Morning Call: “Shale a Positive Economic Force”

Two recent stories (“A tax on fracking would have raised millions” and “State inflates fracking-related jobs numbers” ) deprived your readers of important facts. First, shale development is a powerful source of job creation. While some attempt to understate this positive impact, which is revitalizing communities across Pennsylvania, a recent Manhattan Institute analysis determines that […]

By The Numbers: Marcellus Production Soars, Benefits Cascade Across Our Economy

Earlier this week, President Obama’s energy secretary, Ernest Moniz, underscored the fact that responsible shale development is creating “economic prosperity” along with important environmental benefits for our nation. Ensuring that our environment is protected is our industry’s top priority, along with the safety of our workers and the communities where we operate. Strong, common sense […]

Small Businesses Unleash America’s Energy Employment Boom (Manhattan Institute)

Meeting the Nation’s Energy Needs While Protecting Groundwater (National Ground Water Association)

U.S. Energy Secretary Touts Job-Creating Marcellus Shale Benefits

Responsible American shale development continues to create enormous economic, environmental and national security benefits for our nation. From more jobs – even in New England – to strengthened competitiveness for American steel manufacturers, shale is an economic engine that is ensuring that we are no longer dangerously dependent on foreign nations to meet our growing […]

New BCG Study: Shale “Accelerating an American Manufacturing Renaissance”

Thanks to the safe development of clean-burning natural gas, manufacturing is coming roaring back in America. As President Obama has said, “We produce more natural gas than any country on Earth. … We’ve got to tap into this natural gas revolution that’s bringing energy costs down in this country, which means manufacturers now want to […]

American Shale Bolsters National Security, Job Growth

A new Center for a New American Security report — “Energy Rush Shale Production and U.S. National Security” — lays out the clear and positive benefits for U.S. national security and economic competitiveness enabled by the safe, well-regulated development of America’s abundant shale resources. And the bipartisan experts involved in preparing the report – including […]

Energy Rush: Shale Production and U.S. National Security (Center for a New American Security)

Five Key Takeaways From Gov. Corbett’s Budget

Yesterday, Gov. Tom Corbett addressed a joint session of the general assembly, where he laid out his annual budgetary and spending priorities for the Commonwealth. Here are key experts from his address: In the space of a few years, our state has also become the nation’s second-largest producer of natural gas. Shale gas offers our […]

2014 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook (The Business Council for Sustainable Energy)