Archives for July 2015

Appalachian Basin Driving American Shale Production

The Marcellus and Utica Shale plays are driving America’s rapid increase in natural gas production, accounting for 85 percent of domestic shale growth since 2012, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). EIA’s report, which comes off the heels of 2014’s record-breaking year, reflects and further underscores the Appalachia Basin’s role in strengthening America’s […]

Marcellus Quarterly Magazine, Summer 2015

Read the summer edition of Marcellus Quarterly Magazine.

Top Labor Union Leader: “Couldn’t be a Worse Time for Higher Energy Taxes”

Shale development has been a boon for Pennsylvania’s economy – from consumer savings to good-paying union jobs, natural gas is delivering economic and environmental benefits throughout the Commonwealth. In a recent Pittsburgh Post-Gazette column, Jim Kunz of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 66 writes that the shale industry has been a “godsend” for […]

RT @dailyamerican: DailyAmerican News: Western Pa. begins to

RT @dailyamerican: DailyAmerican News: Western Pa. begins to embrace a natural gas future: VINCO — The transition for natural gas… http:/…

FACT: Most of Gov. Wolf’s massive energy tax “does not fund

FACT: Most of Gov. Wolf’s massive energy tax “does not fund education,” it subsidizes “solar and wind” companies. http://t.co/3XnxviJFOL

ICYMI: Even Higher Energy Taxes Threaten Pa. Jobs http://t.c

ICYMI: Even Higher Energy Taxes Threaten Pa. Jobs http://t.co/2hXjVLTQYx #ShaleTaxFacts

Beaver Co.’s proposed petrochemical plant would generate its

Beaver Co.’s proposed petrochemical plant would generate its own power through natural gas-fired cogeneration onsite. http://t.co/dPLHWZmIBU

[email protected] passes resolution opposing proposals for even higher

[email protected] passes resolution opposing proposals for even higher energy taxes. http://t.co/ghmTeDv1gJ via @PennBizDaily #ShaleTaxFacts

RT @tribunedemocrat: http://t.co/1DhxZbcZPd – Partnership wi

RT @tribunedemocrat: http://t.co/1DhxZbcZPd – Partnership will create water tanks, jobs in Johnstown

The Marcellus shale industry is continuing to drive developm

The Marcellus shale industry is continuing to drive development in Fayette Co., according to officials. http://t.co/XisSSa6ToX via @TribLIVE

Even Higher Energy Taxes Threaten Pa. Jobs http://t.co/9U1SO

Even Higher Energy Taxes Threaten Pa. Jobs http://t.co/9U1SOKnbqt & http://t.co/2hXjVMbsn7 #ShaleTaxFacts #SayNoToSeverance

RT @EIAgov: EIA expanded its reporting of monthly #natgas pr

RT @EIAgov: EIA expanded its reporting of monthly #natgas production by 10 states, including #Pennsylvania http://t.co/sJot9yhHkx http://t.…

New plans for a Centre Co. terminal would deliver local, aff

New plans for a Centre Co. terminal would deliver local, affordable natural gas to Pennsylvanians. http://t.co/dkGWrUuPKp

Capt. James McCormick (Ret.) presents Energy Security=Nation

Capt. James McCormick (Ret.) presents Energy Security=National Security at SHALE INSIGHT™. http://t.co/wrvYjkfojv http://t.co/pjQuUTwNdg

RT @senbartolotta: Check out my latest letter in the @Pittsb

RT @senbartolotta: Check out my latest letter in the @PittsburghPG, “A gas severance tax will have a negative impact on the state” http://t…

Smart @PittsburghPG letter by @senbartolotta: The gov.’s e

Smart @PittsburghPG letter by @senbartolotta: The gov.’s energy tax proposal would eliminate good-paying jobs in Pa. http://t.co/IqRe1bKgMD

RT @FortuneMagazine: Here’s why ocean shipping companies a

RT @FortuneMagazine: Here’s why ocean shipping companies are switching to natural gas http://t.co/F1Vxoy4Q8i

RT @PAChamber: [email protected]’s @KevinSunday86 op/ed in @Lancas

RT @PAChamber: [email protected]’s @KevinSunday86 op/ed in @LancasterOnline: Pa has potential to be energy powerhouse http://t.co/qEhsYnCsQQ #Say…

RT @Liberty4pa: A severance tax won’t bring the fabled gol

RT @Liberty4pa: A severance tax won’t bring the fabled golden eggs, but could fatally cook the goose of Pennsylvania’s economy. http://t.co…

For students looking for jobs in shale, a new petroleum and

For students looking for jobs in shale, a new petroleum and natural gas program is set to begin at @slipperyrockU. https://t.co/ahvwigY1Ez

Imposing a job-killing severance tax on the grounds that oth

Imposing a job-killing severance tax on the grounds that other states are doing it is simply asinine. http://t.co/pKtNlIpwdm #ShaleTaxFacts

[email protected] editorial: Wolf’s highest-in-the-nation en

[email protected]azette editorial: Wolf’s highest-in-the-nation energy tax mainly earmarked for wind and solar subsidies. https://t.co/ck6iiYXsG9

Good @oronline letter: “The abundant supply of natural gas h

Good @oronline letter: “The abundant supply of natural gas has lowered energy prices for all Pennsylvanians.” http://t.co/m9reQxUJhj

RT @WashCoChamberPA: Captain James McCormick, US Army (ret.)

RT @WashCoChamberPA: Captain James McCormick, US Army (ret.) to Deliver Luncheon Keynote at @MarcellusGas Shale Insight 2015 http://t.co/d…

[email protected] helping local veterans prepare for natural

[email protected]asEdCenter helping local veterans prepare for natural gas industry careers. http://t.co/0raK2gIYSo Learn more: http://t.co/qFEbmsIvz0

[email protected] letter: Even higher energy taxes will slow produc

[email protected] letter: Even higher energy taxes will slow production, hurt Pa. jobs. http://t.co/Uw6tVscAbu #ShaleTaxFacts

FACT: Shale gas has been a game-changer for cost-effectively

FACT: Shale gas has been a game-changer for cost-effectively reducing carbon-dioxide emissions. http://t.co/c30aqF29oo #fracking

Clean-burning natural gas from the Marcellus Shale is helpin

Clean-burning natural gas from the Marcellus Shale is helping to power Florida’s economy. http://t.co/vd2g1pEi59 via @business

RT @WashTimes: Mark Perry on nonsensical ‘fractivist’ pi

RT @WashTimes: Mark Perry on nonsensical ‘fractivist’ pipeline hysteria http://t.co/4qUh8hgjo6 #fracking #frackoff http://t.co/WwwbtqSu6o

RT @PAManufacturers: PMA Perspective — Energy Infrastructur

RT @PAManufacturers: PMA Perspective — Energy Infrastructure – http://t.co/GfJvrWKiFO

New on the blog: Even Higher Energy Taxes Threaten Pa. Jobs

New on the blog: Even Higher Energy Taxes Threaten Pa. Jobs http://t.co/2hXjVMbsn7 #ShaleTaxFacts http://t.co/VGT1iCfZAZ

VIDEO: Natural gas as truck fuel is catching on. It’s a “win

VIDEO: Natural gas as truck fuel is catching on. It’s a “win-win-win” scenario. http://t.co/Em2ayAcD96 via @orlandosentinel #CNG

Ground broken for new natural gas power plant; will create 7

Ground broken for new natural gas power plant; will create 700 construction jobs. Read more: http://t.co/xs2CYw7hdv & http://t.co/U8lcCssCcx

Even Higher Energy Taxes Threaten Pa. Jobs

Shale development in the Commonwealth continues to benefit our economy and environment. From providing regional building trades unions with thousands of good-paying jobs to delivering consumer savings for families and improving air quality, these clear benefits touch all corners of Pa. That’s why it’s critical to continue the safe development of our region’s energy infrastructure. […]

Shale: America’s Energy Advantage

A new Manhattan Institute for Policy Research report released this week, “Step on the Gas! How to Extend America’s Energy Advantage,” underscores the clear economic, geopolitical, and environmental benefits tied to job-creating shale development. According the independent, nonpartisan public policy research organization, America’s outdated energy policy is “ill equipped” to manage the new abundance of responsibly […]

How to Extend America’s Energy Advantage (Manhattan Institute For Policy Research)

There’s “an urgent need for the U.S. to get on a new path” b

There’s “an urgent need for the U.S. to get on a new path” by taking full advantage of shale that can put us on top. http://t.co/PFhwGvF0dI

Gov. Wolf’s “actions really don’t match the words” when it c

Gov. Wolf’s “actions really don’t match the words” when it comes to #natgas & middle-class energy jobs. http://t.co/F4LWUjskKG

#Marcellus put Pa. on the map, but other layers have potenti

#Marcellus put Pa. on the map, but other layers have potential far into the future. http://t.co/boVMDV67VG http://t.co/DbH3M9jaWz

RT @Range_Resources: Shale Opportunity: “launching a manufac

RT @Range_Resources: Shale Opportunity: “launching a manufacturing renaissance to capitalize on affordable, abundant & clean natural gas.” …

Washington Twp. will use its shale impact tax money to pave

Washington Twp. will use its shale impact tax money to pave roads and buy a dump truck this year. http://t.co/HXSOK8i2oF

MSC Member @WilliamsUpdates’ pipeline projects “create a bac

MSC Member @WilliamsUpdates’ pipeline projects “create a backbone for future economic growth.” http://t.co/mGHk8rDC6K #MarcellusShale

The @ManhattanInst’s Robert Bryce to present on shale innova

The @ManhattanInst’s Robert Bryce to present on shale innovations at #ShaleInsight. Register: http://t.co/ePeTdTD4yK http://t.co/RAZQWtoAfK

Good @PittsburghPG letter: “Drillers pay plenty into Pennsyl

Good @PittsburghPG letter: “Drillers pay plenty into Pennsylvania’s coffers” http://t.co/TRPRGOXSR9 #ShaleTaxFacts #SayNoToSeverence

RT @NewAmericanMag: Fracking Is Boosting Reshoring of Americ

RT @NewAmericanMag: Fracking Is Boosting Reshoring of American Jobs http://t.co/98Zpyyhlm9

RT @KenPCohen: [email protected] study: #Shale is the “single larges

RT @KenPCohen: [email protected] study: #Shale is the “single largest opportunity to improve trajectory of the US economy” http://t.co/C6fPnGZKEH v…

ICYMI: Washington Gas Joins with Trillium CNG to Open Public

ICYMI: Washington Gas Joins with Trillium CNG to Open Public Natural Gas Fueling Station in Frederick, Md. http://t.co/GmbFO07GLu

#Fracking is a safe and effective technology that could vaul

#Fracking is a safe and effective technology that could vault the U.S. to premier status as an energy superpower. http://t.co/GkBYRp8Boo

Sign up today for the Well Control & Incident Management

Sign up today for the Well Control & Incident Management Workshop. [5 PDH available] Register here: http://t.co/erbo0glusZ

Via @MorningConsult: Natural Gas Exports: The Next Step for

Via @MorningConsult: Natural Gas Exports: The Next Step for America’s Energy Revolution http://t.co/DTCWfX21Tb #LNG