Archives for June 2017

FACT CHECK: Higher Energy Taxes Hurt Jobs, Economic Opportunity

As budget negotiations in Harrisburg extend into a new fiscal year, a few, loud, voices have made baseless and downright false claims in arguing for a job-crushing massive energy tax increase. Here are the facts and show of support from the wave of Pennsylvanians – business, elected officials, labor, etc. – who support natural gas […]

Clean Natural Gas Fueling an ‘Energy-Dominant America’

The White House celebration this week of American energy dominance provides an opportunity to take stock in the many ways Pennsylvania’s abundant and growing supply of clean-burning natural gas is delivering benefits at home and abroad. Here are five examples of how the economic and environmental benefits of American natural gas are driving our revived […]

RT @WSJ: The shale revolution’s staggering impact in just

RT @WSJ: The shale revolution’s staggering impact in just one word: plastics https://t.co/hzv1XKajBU https://t.co/nA6cENEWdl

[email protected] economics professor outlines the clear, job-crea

[email protected] economics professor outlines the clear, job-creating benefits of natural gas. https://t.co/Lr7k9GyVVH

The Shale Revolution’s Staggering Impact in Just One Word:

The Shale Revolution’s Staggering Impact in Just One Word: Plastics https://t.co/FX9Suj3Lkq via @WSJ #mfg

RT @dcexaminer: Mexico now dependent on US natural gas for h

RT @dcexaminer: Mexico now dependent on US natural gas for hitting emissions targets https://t.co/ljcikGwkqU https://t.co/NxSTwXQIGv

[email protected] editorial: Even higher energy taxes “must be a no

[email protected] editorial: Even higher energy taxes “must be a non-starter.” https://t.co/3JolSA2FKM #SayNoToSeverance

RT @WasteManagement: Trucks powered by natural gas = fewer e

RT @WasteManagement: Trucks powered by natural gas = fewer emissions = bluer skies. https://t.co/q4yCVwrXBY

Natural Gas Impact Tax “Disbursements Allow Township to Put

Natural Gas Impact Tax “Disbursements Allow Township to Put Additional Money into Roads” https://t.co/c9d16nOANk… https://t.co/OH213XJZeZ

RT @bctimes: Shell needed to obtain the permits before its e

RT @bctimes: Shell needed to obtain the permits before its ethane cracker plant becomes operational. https://t.co/OLSgFRN9En

Shell granted water, air quality permits by DEP https://t.co

Shell granted water, air quality permits by DEP https://t.co/5Jzzb52z2f via @bctimes

Donation from EQT helps “advance Fallowfield parks project.”

Donation from EQT helps “advance Fallowfield parks project.” https://t.co/cVvRuvU1Wq via @hsuniontown #NatGasWorks https://t.co/VVICxW3AQM

RT @exxonmobil: It’s International Women in Engineering Da

RT @exxonmobil: It’s International Women in Engineering Day! Share with a woman engineer (or student) who inspires you #INWED17 https://t.c…

Local Officials Turn to Natural Gas Impact Tax Revenues, Not

Local Officials Turn to Natural Gas Impact Tax Revenues, Not Tax Hikes, for Local Projects https://t.co/c9d16nOANk… https://t.co/hhyyoymknI

Locally elected officials: Natural gas impact tax revenues h

Locally elected officials: Natural gas impact tax revenues have “changed everything.” https://t.co/c9d16nwZVM… https://t.co/54ZRASAOfQ

MSC member @SWN_R2 partners with Susquehanna Co. @UnitedWay

MSC member @SWN_R2 partners with Susquehanna Co. @UnitedWay to install a @LtlFreeLibrary in Thompson, Pa.… https://t.co/Bt1Hy5bTwK

FACT: Natural gas impact tax revenues help communities fund

FACT: Natural gas impact tax revenues help communities fund critical, local projects. https://t.co/ZgR3VMCGOM… https://t.co/40TeYe7ZIz

RT @WVONGA: Less than two weeks to save on registration! Reg

RT @WVONGA: Less than two weeks to save on registration! Register today for the seventh annual #SHALEINSIGHT Conference. https://t.co/dQz2Q…

RT @VNDNews: Deer Lakes Park upgrades, new features celebrat

RT @VNDNews: Deer Lakes Park upgrades, new features celebrated https://t.co/w3gpHbO7mS https://t.co/Lp9hL5lsYB

RT @PAChamber: “We need policies that will drive innovation

RT @PAChamber: “We need policies that will drive innovation and jobs, not chase them away.” #SayNoToSeverance @delcotimes https://t.co/OCRF…

[email protected] letter: “This state needs policies that will dri

[email protected] letter: “This state needs policies that will drive innovation and jobs, not chase them away.” https://t.co/SPg1sIVvVD

Revenue from shale development funds “more than $2M in upgra

Revenue from shale development funds “more than $2M in upgrades” to Allegheny Co.’s Deer Lakes Park.… https://t.co/GaPqgd0Mch

RT @Range_Resources: Thanks to fracking, Deer Lakes now has

RT @Range_Resources: Thanks to fracking, Deer Lakes now has “the largest play area in the (Allegheny) county parks system.” https://t.co/aC…

FACT: “Pa. has a unique tax on #natgas, called the impact fe

FACT: “Pa. has a unique tax on #natgas, called the impact fee, which has generated more than $1B for communities.” https://t.co/GNhhGdxufX

#NatGas impact tax revenues to fund “maintenance of recreati

#NatGas impact tax revenues to fund “maintenance of recreation facilities” in Lawrence Co. https://t.co/vwc0QrPfwZ #SayNoToSeverance

Gas drilling impact fees to help build boat launches https:/

Gas drilling impact fees to help build boat launches https://t.co/SNhGoGAt0V via @NewCastleNews https://t.co/QzjUPQbplD

Pa.’s Natural Gas Impact Tax Generates $1.2 Billion, Keeps

Pa.’s Natural Gas Impact Tax Generates $1.2 Billion, Keeps Revenues Local https://t.co/c9d16nwZVM #SayNoToSeverance https://t.co/Q7k7CthkgD

Natural gas impact tax revenues have “repaired bridges and s

Natural gas impact tax revenues have “repaired bridges and saved farmland in Lancaster Co.” https://t.co/C6kcg84Zi5 via @LancasterOnline

RT @bctimes: “The reality is, these are skilled jobs that

RT @bctimes: “The reality is, these are skilled jobs that you need a certain level of skill to get,” @CCBCedu president said. https://t.co/…

Beaver Co. ethane cracker to have “$4 billion in economic im

Beaver Co. ethane cracker to have “$4 billion in economic impact” on region. https://t.co/iMbjV4oOqq via @PghBizTimes #NatGasWorks

“Natural gas and natural gas liquids are the building blocks

“Natural gas and natural gas liquids are the building blocks of the modern economy.” https://t.co/3AKkBo5zLc via @PghBizTimes #NatGasWorks

Pa.’s Natural Gas Impact Tax Generates $1.2 Billion, Keeps Revenues Local

Revenue generated by Pa.’s natural gas impact tax has topped $1.2 billion since 2011, the state’s Public Utility Commission announced recently. The upcoming distribution of more than $173 from Pa.’s unique tax on natural gas, is, as one Beaver Co. commissioner put it, “happy news for the commissioners and happy news for the county.” In […]

RT @PghBizTimes: Shell project manager says cracker plant ‘w

RT @PghBizTimes: Shell project manager says cracker plant ‘will change forever Pittsburgh.’ https://t.co/m1RBXpEL8R

MSC Statement on Natural Gas Impact Tax Distribution Topping $1.2 Billion

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Today, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) announced $173 million in county and municipality impact fee disbursements for 2016, bringing the total generated from Pennsylvania’s natural gas impact tax to $1.2 billion in revenues since 2011. Marcellus Shale Coalition president David Spigelmyer issued the following statement on the latest impact fee distributions: […]

A ‘Historic Moment’ for U.S. Natural Gas

For the fifth straight year, the United States is the world’s top producer of petroleum and natural gas, the Energy Information Administration reported this month. Since 2009, when U.S. natural gas production surpassed Russia – led principally by Pennsylvania shale development – America has maintained its standing as the global natural gas production leader. This […]

RT @PAManufacturers: @PAManufacturers @maLiUNA @nfib_pa @Tea

RT @PAManufacturers: @PAManufacturers @maLiUNA @nfib_pa @Teamsters @PAChamber @AmChemistry testify in support of @AtlSunProject https://t.…

Tunkhannock small business: “Further [energy] development wi

Tunkhannock small business: “Further [energy] development will provide a boon to Pa.’s economy as a whole.” https://t.co/ML2nUPKUJQ

Many Area Residents Support Natural Gas Pipeline Project htt

Many Area Residents Support Natural Gas Pipeline Project https://t.co/oO9zuFsws0 via @CitizensVoice #NatGasWorks

RT @PGPowerSource: Hunting for caverns: Appalachia’s bid t

RT @PGPowerSource: Hunting for caverns: Appalachia’s bid to rival the Gulf Coast https://t.co/wdiEqmzxI5

RT @CNBC: Harold Hamm: Natural gas from the USA is going to

RT @CNBC: Harold Hamm: Natural gas from the USA is going to have a ‘world impact’ https://t.co/WmWvmCkVrW

RT @usnews: Fracking and natural gas are America’s energy fu

RT @usnews: Fracking and natural gas are America’s energy future. https://t.co/kv3b5EcOmJ via @usnewsopinion

Union member on @AtlSunProject: “Our pipe layers are ready

Union member on @AtlSunProject: “Our pipe layers are ready to lay, so let’s go!” https://t.co/LUAMQzhOZq

RT @LancasterOnline: Workers, businesses that would benefit

RT @LancasterOnline: Workers, businesses that would benefit from gas pipeline swam Lancaster hearing https://t.co/dolaoXMn61 https://t.co/p…

Smart @usnews column: “Energy Progress is Already Here. Be H

Smart @usnews column: “Energy Progress is Already Here. Be Happy that Natural Gas and Fracking are Here to Stay.” https://t.co/mYi4ZF4fLQ

RT @CONSOL_Energy: Consol Energy donates historic barn to be

RT @CONSOL_Energy: Consol Energy donates historic barn to be rebuilt in Washington Park via @oronline https://t.co/iEx2xove5z

RT @PghBizTimes: Ethane cracker tops Pennsylvania’s top cons

RT @PghBizTimes: Ethane cracker tops Pennsylvania’s top construction projects — by far. https://t.co/1wqEDIJuw5 https://t.co/ElKeQk1OwR

Energy infrastructure “projects create economic development

Energy infrastructure “projects create economic development opportunities” for Pa. communities. https://t.co/nghK7tqVq1 #NatGasWorks

RT @penneastline: Pleased to support Cybersonics Technology

RT @penneastline: Pleased to support Cybersonics Technology Team 103! #STEM https://t.co/bNlvWfyDSP

Proposed Appalachian ethane storage hub “would command $10 b

Proposed Appalachian ethane storage hub “would command $10 billion in investment” to region. https://t.co/tUOmafDbOo via @PittsburghPG

FACT: “The United States has been the world’s top producer o

FACT: “The United States has been the world’s top producer of natural gas since 2009.” https://t.co/NVAXZvPJId via… https://t.co/i2PObMId1X