Archives for March 2015

RT @69News: February’s extreme cold leads to record use of n

RT @69News: February’s extreme cold leads to record use of natural gas. http://t.co/0CCp3OKiay

RT @PghBizTimes: A new report shows how big an impact natura

RT @PghBizTimes: A new report shows how big an impact natural gas has had on Washington County’s economy http://t.co/GzJ9mqa55X http://t.co…

Higher Energy Tax Math Just Doesn’t Add Up

As some in Harrisburg work to drastically increase Pennsylvania’s energy taxes – a move that will risk shale’s broad-based positive benefits and strong record of job growth – it is becoming abundantly and increasingly more clear that their math just doesn’t add up. Singling out one subset of an industry – which already generates billions in […]

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MSC in the Tribune-Review: Higher Energy Taxes Stunt Pa.’s Economic Momentum

Natural gas development in the commonwealth continues to be an absolute game changer for every one of our 67 counties, bringing positive progress and broad-based benefits to all Pennsylvanians. This is especially true on the job-creation and tax-revenue front as well as the opportunity for a regional manufacturing rebirth. Yet Gov. Tom Wolf is offering […]

Via @TribLIVE: Higher energy taxes jeopardize Western Pa.’s

Via @TribLIVE: Higher energy taxes jeopardize Western Pa.’s “best opportunity” for job growth #ShaleTaxFacts http://t.co/r2YLPGfJKe

Feb.’s Cold Leads @ConsumersEnergy to #NatGas Delivery Rec

Feb.’s Cold Leads @ConsumersEnergy to #NatGas Delivery Records, Keeping Michigan Safe, Warm During Polar Vortex 2 http://t.co/Y7fiZp82Fh

W.Va.’s rig count is down nearly 50% year-over-year. Main re

W.Va.’s rig count is down nearly 50% year-over-year. Main reason? Its energy tax, which some in Pa. want to follow. http://t.co/Ukz66f6ymF

Majority of Americans (58%) view trade as an opportunity for

Majority of Americans (58%) view trade as an opportunity for economic growth through increased U.S. exports. http://t.co/0oMQ8tpPdT #LNG

MSC in the @MercuryX: Higher Energy Taxes Will Hurt Natural

MSC in the @MercuryX: Higher Energy Taxes Will Hurt Natural Gas Industry, Pa. Jobs #ShaleTaxFacts http://t.co/OeJ5DSK2bo

RT @congressblog: The Hill Building the infrastructure to me

RT @congressblog: The Hill Building the infrastructure to meet America’s energy production: As extreme cold and snow continue to… http://…

Shale can help create “manufacturing and more middle-class j

Shale can help create “manufacturing and more middle-class jobs” for greater Philadelphia. http://t.co/0rvBVrzkSb via @PhillyTrib

[email protected] letters urge Harrisburg to reject higher energy t

[email protected] letters urge Harrisburg to reject higher energy taxes that will cost good jobs. http://t.co/MCOWrUWkCV & http://t.co/9uTftdBTRl

RT @CabotOG: ICYMI: Elk Lake School District makes switch to

RT @CabotOG: ICYMI: Elk Lake School District makes switch to #natgas – expects $110,000+ savings in first full year http://t.co/YOPaGtaZhA

RT @PennBizDaily: Organizations testify on importance of nat

RT @PennBizDaily: Organizations testify on importance of natural gas impact fee in Pennsylvania: http://t.co/MuRiCxIw6D

[email protected]: Higher, “onerous” energy taxes will have

[email protected]: Higher, “onerous” energy taxes will have “a serious impact on jobs and the economy.” http://t.co/qk2kKnoD1m

Shale “has provided many families with good jobs and boosted

Shale “has provided many families with good jobs and boosted the local economy throughout the Northern Tier.” http://t.co/90HoOhw7y7

RT @PennCollegeNews: Impact fees fund regional ShaleNet #sch

RT @PennCollegeNews: Impact fees fund regional ShaleNet #scholarships: http://t.co/Lk69utT2KA #ShaleBoom #MarcellusShale

National Fuel Announces Utica Shale Well Results in Tioga Co

National Fuel Announces Utica Shale Well Results in Tioga County, Pa. http://t.co/R1uUj3aefE

RT @PghBizTimes: The site where George Westinghouse first dr

RT @PghBizTimes: The site where George Westinghouse first drilled for natural gas is about to get a state historical marker http://t.co/ngC…

MSC in Pottstown Mercury: Higher Energy Taxes Will Hurt Natural Gas Industry, Pa. Jobs

A Feb. 22 editorial claiming the “Extraction tax on natural gas should be considered,” fails to acknowledge critical facts about new energy taxes and the basic economic realities associated with such policies, especially as it relates to capital investment and continued job growth. While the paper believes that higher energy taxes are the “least painful” […]

What They’re Saying: “Act 13 is a Good Thing. It’s Working and Needs to Stay!”

As proposals to increase energy taxes are unveiled in Harrisburg, local officials are touting the game-changing benefits that Pennsylvania’s impact tax has on the Commonwealth’s communities during a state senate committee hearing. To be sure, higher energy taxes could lead to a dramatic drop in shale development activity, stifle job growth, and likely eliminate the […]

MSC Statement on Gov. Wolf’s Budget Address

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Marcellus Shale Coalition president Dave Spigelmyer issued the following statement today in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget address: “Natural gas development in the Commonwealth continues to be an absolute game-changer for each and every one of our 67 counties, bringing about positive progress and broad-based benefits to all Pennsylvanians. This is […]

Higher Energy Taxes Would Stifle Pa. Growth

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[email protected] focusing on natural gas bus fleet for proposed

[email protected] focusing on natural gas bus fleet for proposed rapid transit line http://t.co/TKtF43PRI9 via @TribLIVE

Pa. House Speaker @RepTurzai Calls for Full Protection of Ma

Pa. House Speaker @RepTurzai Calls for Full Protection of Marcellus Shale-Related Jobs http://t.co/nTiqxdHqNN

New Poll: By a 67% to 26% margin, Pa. voters favor natural g

New Poll: By a 67% to 26% margin, Pa. voters favor natural gas job growth over higher energy taxes. http://t.co/EPHM3Szx6z via @bctimes

RT @bctimes: Gas industry group poll shows majority against

RT @bctimes: Gas industry group poll shows majority against severance tax. http://t.co/IN1QM8bziT

“Affordable natural gas gives us the opportunity to put our

“Affordable natural gas gives us the opportunity to put our kids to work right here at home,” says MSC president on @CBSPittsburgh.

Happening now: @CBSPittsburgh talks Pa.’s natural gas with

Happening now: @CBSPittsburgh talks Pa.’s natural gas with the MSC. http://t.co/lLOXkyXwNg #ShaleTaxFacts

RT @CONSOL_Energy: Marcellus region #natgas production has m

RT @CONSOL_Energy: Marcellus region #natgas production has more than tripled in the past 3 years #NaturalGasFacts

Tune in Reminder: MSC’s Dave Spigelmyer to talk shale, jobs

Tune in Reminder: MSC’s Dave Spigelmyer to talk shale, jobs & taxes with @CBSPittsburgh at 11:30 am. http://t.co/lLOXkyXwNg #ShaleTaxFacts

[email protected]’s higher energy “tax proposal turned out t

[email protected]’s higher energy “tax proposal turned out to be even worse than we expected.” https://t.co/NVOOdLMucx #ShaleTaxFacts

Tune In: MSC’s Dave Spigelmyer talking shale, jobs & t

Tune In: MSC’s Dave Spigelmyer talking shale, jobs & taxes with @CBSPittsburgh this Sunday at 1130am. http://t.co/lLOXkzf7EO #ShaleTaxFacts

RT @nfib_pa: Noteworthy Op Ed on #Marcellus Shale and all th

RT @nfib_pa: Noteworthy Op Ed on #Marcellus Shale and all the jobs created. The #SmallBiz http://t.co/kBCQEVzW9V

Bradford County uses impact taxes to boost tourism and attra

Bradford County uses impact taxes to boost tourism and attract new businesses #ShaleTaxFacts http://t.co/4lqREcTNgA

[email protected] Study: Shale Creating a “Long-term Competiti

[email protected] Study: Shale Creating a “Long-term Competitive Advantage for U.S. Manufacturers” http://t.co/iqpUsYaaZg http://t.co/wE5bKK4uYW

Via @TribLIVE: @SXLupdates natural gas liquids pipeline to “

Via @TribLIVE: @SXLupdates natural gas liquids pipeline to “pump $4.2 billion” into Pa.’s economy. http://t.co/vRdoV8sWtf

Must-read @PittsburghPG column: A severance tax would set ba

Must-read @PittsburghPG column: A severance tax would set back Pennsylvania http://t.co/1t1g95qBW6 #ShaleTaxFacts