Archives for March 2014

What They’re Saying: Shale a “Huge Advantage for our Region”

America’s abundant shale resources are increasingly being leveraged to power our transportation needs and as also boosting our nation’s manufacturing base. At the same time, this tightly-regulated development is spurring small business job growth and dramatically strengthening U.S. energy security all while bolstering air quality. Here is what regional and national outlets are saying about […]

New National Report Highlights Shale’s “Incredible Impact” on American Manufacturing

New supplies of clean and affordable domestic natural gas are driving an American manufacturing revolution, according to the new study commissioned by the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM). Like similar studies, this new report details the overwhelmingly positive impact natural gas has had – and is having – on our nation’s manufacturing sector, job growth […]

Impact of the Manufacturing Renaissance from Energy Intensive Sectors (IHS)

Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) Study Overview

Shale development is dramatically bolstering our economy and nation’s security, and providing consumers with affordable, clean-burning energy. More taxes would jeopardize these shared, broad-based benefits. Let’s avoid a race-to-the-bottom and continue to get this generational opportunity right – now and for years to come. KEY POINTS: A Flawed Analysis that Provides No New, Meaningful Information […]

Shale Advocates Launch Grassroots Initiative

Nearly 700 shale industry supporters turned out last night in Wilkes-Barre for the launch of United Shale Advocates (USA), a new grassroots initiative focused on ensuring that we advance common sense, predictable policies that encourage investment and job growth across the Commonwealth. While Pennsylvanians overwhelmingly support the safe and tightly regulated development of job-creating shale, […]

MSC in Cranberry Eagle: Shale an “Economic Game Changer” for our Region

Regional shale gas development and the major impacts it has made globally in just a short amount of time dominated the discussion Thursday during Energy Symposium 2014 at Butler County Community College. About 70 residents, municipal officials and business representatives spent the morning in Founders Hall listening and learning from a handful of experts, including […]

North America Midstream Infrastructure through 2035: Capitalizing on Our Energy Abundance (ICF International)

     

Shale Creating American Manufacturing Jobs, Bolstering U.S. Security

Safe, tightly-regulated shale development is creating broad-based benefits that are cascading across Pennsylvania and beyond. At the same time, American shale production is strengthening our environment and our nation’s standing the global marketplace. Driven by operational efficiencies, onshore U.S. shale production continues to soar – with the Marcellus at the head of the pack. Here’s […]

Soaring Marcellus Production Creating Long-Term, Regional Benefits

As responsible Marcellus Shale production continues to soar, so do the long-term, local benefits and investments that come with it. These huge strides in American shale production — which are “driven by drilling efficiency,” according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) — are strengthening our nation’s energy security and boosting our economy. But just […]

American Natural Gas Can Support Our Global Allies

As Russia’s ongoing aggression in the Ukraine continues to play out, academics, foreign policy experts and a chorus of bipartisan lawmakers are reaffirming the case that common sense American natural gas export polices can support our national security and economic goals while boosting aid to key allies around the world, especially those deeply dependent on […]

Shale gas gives the U.S. competitive advantages, reports @OG

Shale gas gives the U.S. competitive advantages, reports @OGJOnline: http://t.co/FM7fRgkUHL #CERAWeek2014

Smart @Reuters column: To blunt Russia, time for American na

Smart @Reuters column: To blunt Russia, time for American natural gas diplomacy http://t.co/APFPNXiG9Y #AmericanEnergy

RT @WashTimes: U.S. Lawmakers see exports of natural gas as

RT @WashTimes: U.S. Lawmakers see exports of natural gas as a way to help Ukraine: http://t.co/jWOQ1sBJSu

RT @IHS: Read what experts at #CERAWeek had to say about the

RT @IHS: Read what experts at #CERAWeek had to say about the growth in unconventional oil & gas production http://t.co/Yp9ErObw6R

[email protected] VP William Lawson: “Growth has been astoun

[email protected] VP William Lawson: “Growth has been astounding in the Marcellus.” http://t.co/w2dxwchE1e via @PlattsGas

RT @nytimesbusiness: U.S. Hopes Boom in Natural Gas Can Curb

RT @nytimesbusiness: U.S. Hopes Boom in Natural Gas Can Curb Putin http://t.co/Ta7fQKWVwS

[email protected] editorial: Exporting more #LNG would be a win for the

[email protected] editorial: Exporting more #LNG would be a win for the U.S. economy and global interests. http://t.co/uYpPlkm4lC #AmericanEnergy

[email protected]: Once thought to be a permanent importer of

[email protected]: Once thought to be a permanent importer of gas, the U.S. is now producing huge amounts of the fuel. http://t.co/mp7u6le09q

RT @FinancialTimes: Gas boom hands the US a potent weapon ht

RT @FinancialTimes: Gas boom hands the US a potent weapon http://t.co/WnFXdKWLl1

Why America Needs To Realize The Geopolitical Advantage Of E

Why America Needs To Realize The Geopolitical Advantage Of Exporting Natural Gas & Start Doing It Now http://t.co/myrwx6WpwT via @IBTimes

No surge seen for U.S. natural gas prices when exports start

No surge seen for U.S. natural gas prices when exports start, reports @CNBC: http://t.co/nqtor4cA4P #LNG

Pressure on Capitol Hill builds for natural gas exports to c

Pressure on Capitol Hill builds for natural gas exports to counter Putin, reports @politico: http://t.co/ni5UeGtgXw #AmericanEnergy #LNG

[email protected] experts in @tulsaworld: Shale gas boom accelerates Ame

[email protected] experts in @tulsaworld: Shale gas boom accelerates America’s manufacturing revival http://t.co/aPJ8ggUzXV http://t.co/4iHe7Fi5Te

Boosting U.S. natural gas exports can hit Russia where it hu

Boosting U.S. natural gas exports can hit Russia where it hurts, writes @RepBillJohnson: http://t.co/v9HbnuskcP #LNG

Congress pressures President Obama to expand natural gas exp

Congress pressures President Obama to expand natural gas exports to weaken Russia’s hand. http://t.co/KDkRcvQbVN reports @WSJ #LNG

New Report: “Marcellus Shale a Game-Changer for the U.S.”

A new report released today from Morningstar, Inc. further underscores what the U.S. and Pennsylvania governments, along with countless other independent experts, have established: “The emergence of the Marcellus Shale—the vast gas-bearing rock formation in the northeastern United States—is a game-changer for the U.S. energy industry.” And according to this new report — and many […]

MSC president discusses shale development with W.Va. State Journal

David J. Spigelmyer is president of the Marcellus Shale Coalition. He spoke with The State Journal about the present and future potential of developing Marcellus Shale. THE STATE JOURNAL: What is the short- and long-term outlook for development of the Marcellus Shale? DAVID J. SPIGELMYER: It is incredible to see how far we’ve come in […]