Archives for March 2015

Five Questions for Governor Wolf

With Governor Wolf hosting a Facebook town hall today, the Marcellus Shale Coalition is posing five questions about the impact of job-crushing plans for higher energy taxes. Here are the five – of many – questions. Be sure to check back after the Q&A to see if and how the Governor responds. Under current market […]

What They’re Saying: Higher Energy Taxes Will “Knock the Legs Out of Industry”

Community leaders, small businesses, and Pennsylvanians across the political spectrum continue their vocal opposition to Harrisburg’s plan for higher energy taxes that threaten the thousands of good-paying jobs and our region’s manufacturing potential. Make no mistake, higher energy taxes will hit hard the countless small businesses across the Commonwealth that support the robust shale development […]

Small towns in Alle-Kiski Valley “reaping the benefits” of s

Small towns in Alle-Kiski Valley “reaping the benefits” of safe #shale development. http://t.co/xkBJWw183Q via @TribLIVE

RT @IntelligencerWV: An ethane cracker is one step closer to

RT @IntelligencerWV: An ethane cracker is one step closer to reality in Pennsylvania, as officials there say they plan to approve an… htt…

RT @TribWestmoreCo: Westmoreland officials fear loss of impa

RT @TribWestmoreCo: Westmoreland officials fear loss of impact fees http://t.co/gKmB0IK9hL via @RichCholodofsky

Don’t miss @PittsburghPG’s great read: “Kazakhstan Native

Don’t miss @PittsburghPG’s great read: “Kazakhstan Native Blazed a Trail for Female Oil Engineers” http://t.co/X1Aa3jAoSH #NaturalGas

Fossil fuels have provided a better life for millions and of

Fossil fuels have provided a better life for millions and offer the best hope for pulling billions out of poverty. http://t.co/aLp7vpRWt3

FACT: Expanding #naturalgas infrastructure will unleash even

FACT: Expanding #naturalgas infrastructure will unleash even more Pa. jobs and consumer savings. http://t.co/AAehofpPOr #PaJobs

Washington Co. #smallbiz says massive energy tax increase pr

Washington Co. #smallbiz says massive energy tax increase proposal “scares me.” http://t.co/4mAhe7XDlT via @oronline #ShaleTaxFacts

RT @CBSPittsburgh: House Speaker Mike Turzai says governor

RT @CBSPittsburgh: House Speaker Mike Turzai says governor’s tax on shale drilling hurts drilling industry: http://t.co/AKMAe6DkDc

RT @PghBizTimes: Gov. Wolf’s proposed natural gas severance

RT @PghBizTimes: Gov. Wolf’s proposed natural gas severance tax would hurt development, says Allegheny Conference CEO Dennis Yablonsky http…

By accessing and using natural gas, Penn Cambria School Dist

By accessing and using natural gas, Penn Cambria School District could save $20,000-$30,000 a year. http://t.co/VHAzooQWGH via @TribLIVE

RT @SXLupdates: Mariner East #pipeline will be built safely

RT @SXLupdates: Mariner East #pipeline will be built safely by skilled workers, check out @PennLive #LTE by @LIUNA member: http://t.co/TnEW…

“Shale gas is a game-changer” for McKeesport-based @CP_Indus

“Shale gas is a game-changer” for McKeesport-based @CP_Industries. http://t.co/VFXqBoqjVF #ShaleTaxFacts

[email protected] front page: “Drilling Tax Plan Likely to C

[email protected] front page: “Drilling Tax Plan Likely to Cut Jobs.” http://t.co/8nhNFUBXjv #ShaleTaxFacts http://t.co/1fugjZjEMl

All corners of Pa. experience benefits from responsible #sha

All corners of Pa. experience benefits from responsible #shale production, says @RepTurzai. http://t.co/VFXqBo8J47

[email protected]: If we continue to expand “natural gas we are go

[email protected]: If we continue to expand “natural gas we are gonig to see thousands of family sustaining jobs.” http://t.co/VFXqBo8J47

Natural Gas Pipelines = Union Jobs, Consumer Savings, Manufacturing Growth

Through the brutally cold winter of 2013-14, consumers in eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey could have saved as much as $893 million if the PennEast pipeline were in place, according to a new Concentric economic study. This new study reflects the clear fact that critical infrastructure projects are the linchpin to broadening the benefits of […]

“Experience has shown that state regulators are very much up

“Experience has shown that state regulators are very much up to the task” to regulating oil & gas, #fracking. http://t.co/QppGnC8wAg

RT @nytimesbusiness: Domestic Energy Boom Helps to Narrow Tr

RT @nytimesbusiness: Domestic Energy Boom Helps to Narrow Trade Gap http://t.co/8ti2zgRGL4