Archives for October 2015

Geographic Dispersion Of Economic Shocks: Evidence From The Fracking Revolution (National Bureau of Economic Research)

Top 10 Halloween Items Made with Natural Gas

There’s a good chance your Halloween will be filled with products made with petrochemicals sourced from natural gas and oil. Here are several of the many common Halloween products made possible by natural gas!

“This historic energy transformation is creating broad-based

“This historic energy transformation is creating broad-based benefits that are cascading across the entire state.” https://t.co/kBcbug6Dfb

RT @PittsburghPG: Hiding in plain sight: Noise muffling stru

RT @PittsburghPG: Hiding in plain sight: Noise muffling structures made to look like common buildings https://t.co/Hu9VAuVl54 https://t.co/…

[email protected]_CovePoint #LNG terminal on schedule to help relieve ga

[email protected]_CovePoint #LNG terminal on schedule to help relieve gas glut https://t.co/8esGdXFFPn via @TribLIVE

Pa. DEP Sec. in @PennLive: Pa.’s strict regulations ensure s

Pa. DEP Sec. in @PennLive: Pa.’s strict regulations ensure shale development is done responsibly. https://t.co/8gneSjBN7k

MSC’s Stray Gas Migration: Preparedness Incident Response an

MSC’s Stray Gas Migration: Preparedness Incident Response and Investigation Training is Nov. 18, register today: https://t.co/erbo0glusZ

MSC in @PennLive: ‘Shale Bargain’ series just repackaged

MSC in @PennLive: ‘Shale Bargain’ series just repackaged tired claims https://t.co/Kb5W4LGJmf #fracking

“Quality journalism is about checking facts, presenting obje

“Quality journalism is about checking facts, presenting objective context” but @PennLive missed that opportunity. https://t.co/Kb5W4LGJmf

From NJ (https://t.co/yZ6VxHDPPW) to KY (https://t.co/UoWaZ2

From NJ (https://t.co/yZ6VxHDPPW) to KY (https://t.co/UoWaZ2PmBZ) & beyond, consumers are saving thanks to #natgas: https://t.co/gTWRSKsiBF

Snyder County natural gas power plant project will support ~

Snyder County natural gas power plant project will support ~900 construction jobs. https://t.co/CLvGuTaVDY https://t.co/rhOrfWx4vA

MSC President: “Shale provides an enormous opportunity for #

MSC President: “Shale provides an enormous opportunity for #mfg growth in Pennsylvania.” https://t.co/QG5xmn30F8

RT @Siemens_Energy: #Siemens awarded #power island order for

RT @Siemens_Energy: #Siemens awarded #power island order for natural #gas-fueled plant in #Pennsylvania https://t.co/WaKKMcja4P Investment …

Hummel Station Natural Gas Power Plant Will Produce Electric

Hummel Station Natural Gas Power Plant Will Produce Electricity for 1 Million Homes in PA & NY https://t.co/mGLWoXhkwN via @Bechtel

We Agree – Using Locally Produced “Natural Gas to Fuel Our R

We Agree – Using Locally Produced “Natural Gas to Fuel Our Railroad is Cool” https://t.co/QG5xmnkC3I #AmericanEnergy

MSC in Patriot-News: PennLive’s ‘Shale Bargain’ series just repackaged tired claims

“If the goal of your report about natural gas drilling was to gratuitously frighten Pennsylvanians, then congratulations on a job well done. If it was to deliver an evenhanded examination of the critical balance that must be achieved between job creation, energy independence and environmental protection in regions with large natural gas deposits, then it […]

We Agree: Using Locally-Produced “Natural Gas to Fuel Our Railroad is Cool”

Following the recent release of an IHS study highlighting the fact that shale is breathing an “economic second life” into Marcus Hook, a new Pa. Public Utilities Commission report finds that Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) has already saved nearly $8 million by increasing its use of locally-produced natural gas. The report also noted that the […]

The Facts About Fugitive Methane (CPS)

#Fracking “has made the U.S. a global energy powerhouse and

#Fracking “has made the U.S. a global energy powerhouse and saved consumers a fortune through supply stability.” https://t.co/RgCeuqvDht

MSC in @timestribune: Even higher energy taxes will cost goo

MSC in @timestribune: Even higher energy taxes will cost good-paying local jobs. https://t.co/gLpSBpqvZk #SayNoToSeverance

RT @KCStar: New natural gas fueling station opens in Kansas

RT @KCStar: New natural gas fueling station opens in Kansas City, Kan.: https://t.co/JuDTsWJe2K

[email protected] editorial: Yet another study shows #fracking

[email protected] editorial: Yet another study shows #fracking doesn’t contaminate groundwater https://t.co/6z2ipbCRRz

Listen to MSC’s Dave Spigelmyer talking shale’s consumer ben

Listen to MSC’s Dave Spigelmyer talking shale’s consumer benefits with WSBA’s @GaryGsutton. https://t.co/09b0BtQfus

RT @Range_Resources: Philadelphia looking to power commuter

RT @Range_Resources: Philadelphia looking to power commuter rail with Marcellus Shale gas. https://t.co/C9wEFZeWik

Readers of @PennLive’s series on shale deserve objective fac

Readers of @PennLive’s series on shale deserve objective facts. Find them here: https://t.co/JQFj7fQnxE https://t.co/izymMB9SLj

New report confirms shale is delivering an “economic second

New report confirms shale is delivering an “economic second life” to greater Philadelphia. https://t.co/RHWHxXLRz9 #AmericanEnergy

[email protected] President: #NatGas “infrastructure projects

[email protected] President: #NatGas “infrastructure projects help prepare the next generation of American workers.” https://t.co/DjftmXnVul

Get the facts and missing key context from @PennLive’s serie

Get the facts and missing key context from @PennLive’s series on shale. https://t.co/JQFj7fQnxE https://t.co/VU8RDRWOhB

RT @aminterest: Fracking is making the U.S. a green leader.

RT @aminterest: Fracking is making the U.S. a green leader. Greens should praise, not condemn, the technique https://t.co/I1NEU12xem

“To use natural gas to fuel our railroad is cool,” said @SEP

“To use natural gas to fuel our railroad is cool,” said @SEPTA General Manager Jeff Knueppel. https://t.co/FkHilJzO2l

Report finds @MyPGW could save $7M per year by switching to

Report finds @MyPGW could save $7M per year by switching to locally-produced Marcellus Shale gas. https://t.co/qUW0pgQO8A

MSC in Times-Tribune: Higher Energy Taxes Will Cost Good-Paying Local Jobs

The Times-Tribune’s Oct. 19 editorial (“Expand pact to include fair taxation”) ignores market realities and basic economics in its call for higher energy taxes that will cost good-paying local jobs. As The Sunday Times reported on Oct. 18 (“Natural gas companies pounded by low prices”), natural gas prices are at decade-long lows, driving a downturn […]

RT @TribLIVE: Shale executives raise the pressure against se

RT @TribLIVE: Shale executives raise the pressure against severance tax. https://t.co/luufE1vLq4

Job-crushing energy tax hike proposal “defies good economic

Job-crushing energy tax hike proposal “defies good economic policy.” https://t.co/Uj77xoEFXq #SayNoToSeverance

Rep. Matt Baker: Shale development “has created many jobs an

Rep. Matt Baker: Shale development “has created many jobs and contributed greatly to the local economy.” https://t.co/aCSvLrPYc0

RT @EIDMarcellus: Why did lead reporters at @PennLive tweet

RT @EIDMarcellus: Why did lead reporters at @PennLive tweet stories to anti shale activist Erin Brockovich? Read more about that here https…

#Fracking Boom Helped Rural Economies, Studies Say https://t

#Fracking Boom Helped Rural Economies, Studies Say https://t.co/jNjWZVpNJV via @dailyyonder

ICYMI: Look at fact vs. fiction in @PennLive’s attack on res

ICYMI: Look at fact vs. fiction in @PennLive’s attack on responsible shale development. https://t.co/JQFj7g7YWe https://t.co/9RupCpAfCN

[email protected] estimates there are enough recoverable #natgas resourc

[email protected] estimates there are enough recoverable #natgas resources to last ~230 years at current levels of consumption. https://t.co/ARitBDWawU

New blog: Shale Delivers “Economic Second Life” to Greater P

New blog: Shale Delivers “Economic Second Life” to Greater Philadelphia https://t.co/RHWHxY3sXJ #AmericanEnergy

RT @NaturalGasNow: PennLive Shale Series Shows Why Media No

RT @NaturalGasNow: PennLive Shale Series Shows Why Media No Longer Trusted https://t.co/34RBICXI4p

Fact-checking @PennLive series attacking shale. https://t.co

Fact-checking @PennLive series attacking shale. https://t.co/JQFj7g7YWe #JustTheFacts #BackToTheFuture https://t.co/SddYDys4mH

RT @CBSPhilly: Officials Unveil New Plans To Refuel Business

RT @CBSPhilly: Officials Unveil New Plans To Refuel Business At Marcus Hook Refinery Site I https://t.co/E5VHp2Bvtt

Marcellus Shale Impact Fee to Fund Homeless Housing Project

Marcellus Shale Impact Fee to Fund Homeless Housing Project in Indiana County, Says @RepReedPA: https://t.co/IByEXfb2Ml

RT @newPAnews: MT @marcellusgas: MSC presents new video, ‘Th

RT @newPAnews: MT @marcellusgas: MSC presents new video, ‘The Faces of Shale’ watch here: https://t.co/H8HzxDrVij #EnergyInPA

The MSC hosted Transportation Safety Day today. View and reg

The MSC hosted Transportation Safety Day today. View and register for future events here: https://t.co/erbo0g3TBr https://t.co/uB0piB4WHk

LIVE! MSC’s Dave Spigelmyer talking job-creating shale with

LIVE! MSC’s Dave Spigelmyer talking job-creating shale with WSBA’s @GaryGsutton: https://t.co/DaiglH8iks https://t.co/YuNFdWOu8G

Shale Delivers “Economic Second Life” to Greater Philadelphia

“Enduring U.S. shale production enables greater opportunities for Marcus Hook Industrial Site,” according to a new  study released by IHS this week. This study is an update to a 2012-commissioned report, which identified seven key recommendations for Marcus Hook to re-emerge as an energy hub. Three years later, IHS researchers not only confirmed their initial […]

Marcus Hook Industrial Complex Reuse Study: Update 2015, a Regional Analysis (IHS)

Key Context & Facts on Patriot-News’ Shale Series

The Patriot-News’ multi-day series on shale development – which launched on Monday – rehashes a handful of old stories and previously debunked claims. The MSC was a participant in this wide ranging series and spoke with the lead reporters Candy Woodall and Wallace McKelvey over the past several months in an effort to provide fact- […]