Archives for October 2014

Local union official: Marcellus Shale been a godsend and “a

Local union official: Marcellus Shale been a godsend and “a real blessing for our members.” http://t.co/gnKpechI57 via @CBSPittsburgh

RT @CBSPittsburgh: New study says Marcellus Shale industry h

RT @CBSPittsburgh: New study says Marcellus Shale industry has created 45,000 trade jobs: http://t.co/j4hxqpQyZh

Top Union Official: New Energy “Taxes Will Stifle Growth” for Region’s Workforce

Clean-burning natural gas development across the Appalachian Basin, driven by Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale, continues to surge, according to data issued by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) this week. In fact, according to EIA – thanks to advanced technologies and drilling efficiencies [watch this EIA video to learn more] – “Marcellus Shale gas production will […]

Trends in Energy: Drilling efficiency and increasing U.S. oil and natural gas production

MSC in Butler Eagle: New energy taxes will make Pa. less competitive

While the Oct. 7 editorial (Debate over natural gas exports is complicated) suggests the United States should go slow on strengthening energy security through expanding natural gas trade with our key allies around the world, these common sense policies are supported by the White House, congressional Democrats and Republicans, independent national security experts and economists […]

The MSC is excited to welcome @Bilfinger as a new member! ht

The MSC is excited to welcome @Bilfinger as a new member! http://t.co/it1y1XAL2E

By the end of this year, Marcellus production in Pa. is expe

By the end of this year, Marcellus production in Pa. is expected to account for 20% of U.S. total gas supply. http://t.co/KZXZ16IMdU

RT @phillybusiness: Promoters see energy hub, economic reviv

RT @phillybusiness: Promoters see energy hub, economic revival in transmission of Marcellus fuel http://t.co/apuWlt9N38

Nashua, NH’s first compressed natural gas bus will be unveil

Nashua, NH’s first compressed natural gas bus will be unveiled today http://t.co/Lv8341wYgM via @NashuaTelegraph #CNG

[email protected] editorial: Allegheny Co.’s budget is “infused

[email protected] editorial: Allegheny Co.’s budget is “infused with money from the state’s Marcellus Shale impact fee.” http://t.co/nFga04FY2M

Read our @LancasterOnline letter: According to EPA, “GHGs fr

Read our @LancasterOnline letter: According to EPA, “GHGs from hydraulically fractured wells have decreased 73%” http://t.co/ltmpc8Rdun

Thanks to Noble Energy, @PierpontCTC students will be able t

Thanks to Noble Energy, @PierpontCTC students will be able to focus more on their education and less on paying for it http://t.co/bmIJE3ccO2

[email protected] Joe Biden: Natural gas “is a main factor in manufacture

[email protected] Joe Biden: Natural gas “is a main factor in manufacturers’ decisions to establish facilities in the U.S.” http://t.co/VRUnBQ9oau

The Marcellus Shale’s abundant supply of #natgas is keeping

The Marcellus Shale’s abundant supply of #natgas is keeping household bills in western Pa. stable again this winter. http://t.co/pbpjkEI5r2

Shale impact fee tax revenues fund upgrades to Butler County

Shale impact fee tax revenues fund upgrades to Butler County’s 911 system http://t.co/r5GyfrxioB via @TribLIVE

RT @LIUNA: IMF: U.S. #natgas production has helped stabilize

RT @LIUNA: IMF: U.S. #natgas production has helped stabilize global #energy prices. http://t.co/6pvmctDcEf

RT @TribLIVE: Marcellus boom helps keep natural gas bills st

RT @TribLIVE: Marcellus boom helps keep natural gas bills stable in Western Pennsylvania http://t.co/cwNVnET1uJ via @katelynferral

RT @InkyBiz: Energy hub: Philly’s industrial revival begins

RT @InkyBiz: Energy hub: Philly’s industrial revival begins 300 miles away in the Marcellus. By @maykuth http://t.co/SnPefb1dvs http://t.co…

Thanks to shale, U.S. chemical manufacturing is soaring whil

Thanks to shale, U.S. chemical manufacturing is soaring while Europe stagnates. http://t.co/AgO2sg6dcC via @HoustonChron

The MSC is excited to welcome @PNCNews as a new member! http

The MSC is excited to welcome @PNCNews as a new member! http://t.co/3RL02MjyQh

What They’re Saying: “America’s Economy is Cooking on Shale”

Safe, job-creating American shale development continues to be a win-win for Pennsylvania families, our communities and the environment as well as our wildlife population. And as record-breaking amounts of clean-burning natural gas are responsibly produced here at home – led by the Marcellus – our economy is growing stronger, gaining international attention and interest. This […]

Local Communities “Will Lose Out Immensely” With New Energy Taxes

At a recent event focused on state policies that may impact communities, Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors’ assistant executive director, Elam Herr, was absolutely direct with local elected officials about the negative effects of new job-crushing energy taxes that are being considered. As reported by the Clearfield Progress, Mr. Herr “spoke first about a […]

LNG Opportunities for Marine and Rail (Gladstein, Neandross & Associates)

“New England needs new gas pipelines to prevent electricity

“New England needs new gas pipelines to prevent electricity prices from overwhelming families and small businesses.” http://t.co/vcx4Xju5S7

RT @oronline: Gas companies donate to training agency http:/

RT @oronline: Gas companies donate to training agency http://t.co/fA71yUQKjP #NewsOR

Southwest Training Services’ Lisa Neil: “The oil and gas ind

Southwest Training Services’ Lisa Neil: “The oil and gas industry has provided a great economic benefit to the area.” http://t.co/m8tazNdrZp

RT to show your support for job-creating shale development.

RT to show your support for job-creating shale development. http://t.co/xMh8B3RYOW http://t.co/Go98IU188J

New state govt. study: Maryland sees little risk to water fr

New state govt. study: Maryland sees little risk to water from #fracking http://t.co/VXcl4LWLlQ

Thanks to shale, America’s manufacturing sector is coming ro

Thanks to shale, America’s manufacturing sector is coming roaring back! [http://t.co/pNkm7Nyjbe & http://t.co/29lgwHhhTa] #MfgDay14

RT @TribLIVE: Oil, gas industry boom leads to expansion of l

RT @TribLIVE: Oil, gas industry boom leads to expansion of laws in Pennsylvania http://t.co/lPYhSHdlRL via @katelynferral

“The shale gas revolution is making U.S. manufacturing far m

“The shale gas revolution is making U.S. manufacturing far more competitive.” http://t.co/5MA0FSkNdt via @nprnews http://t.co/Hjr7TJoOrD

Executives call natural gas vital for central Maine mills ht

Executives call natural gas vital for central Maine mills http://t.co/tI7gFpwsqI via @OnlineSentinel #mfg

National Groundwater Protection Council praises states’ oil

National Groundwater Protection Council praises states’ oil & gas regulations http://t.co/qvNP4oeYTE via @NewsOK

“Today, the number one oil and gas producer in the world is

“Today, the number one oil and gas producer in the world is no longer Russia or Saudi Arabia; it’s America.” -President @BarackObama

RT @wvucobe: US Chemical industry has already placed $120 bi

RT @wvucobe: US Chemical industry has already placed $120 billion in capital investment in shale gas.

Thanks to shale and #fracking, “U.S. drivers may see further

Thanks to shale and #fracking, “U.S. drivers may see further declines in pump prices.” http://t.co/kSGOrIoUfM #AmericanEnergy

President Obama: “Our 100-year supply of natural gas is a bi

President Obama: “Our 100-year supply of natural gas is a big factor in drawing jobs back to our shores.” http://t.co/WkRF70hG0B

[email protected] “focusing on the Marcellus Shale and energy fi

[email protected] “focusing on the Marcellus Shale and energy fields” to help train students for good-paying, local jobs. http://t.co/seAOYEQFwZ

Reports Highlight Strong Regulations, Environmental Benefits of Natural Gas

In a speech today at Northwestern University, President Obama once again touted the clear benefits associated with tightly-regulated shale development, stating: “Today, the number one oil and gas producer in the world is no longer Russia or Saudi Arabia; it’s America. … Meanwhile, our 100-year supply of natural gas is a big factor in drawing […]

State Oil & Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources: 2014 Edition (GWPC)