Archives for July 2017

MSC Statement on Senate Energy Tax Increases

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Marcellus Shale Coalition president David Spigelmyer issued the following statement follow the Senate’s action to increase energy taxes. “Our industry remains opposed to additional energy taxes. This proposal – which creates new and even higher energy taxes for consumers and energy producers alike in addition to the impact tax that’s generated $1.2 […]

MSC in PennLive: Say No to a Severance Tax – It’s a Job-Crusher

By David Spigelmyer This budget season, we’ve seen encouraging signs of true leadership from some who are committed to creating new, long-term job and economic growth opportunities for the Commonwealth. Unfortunately, we’ve also heard from some lawmakers whose only “solutions” are massive, job-crushing energy tax increases. It’s time for a fresh look at the real […]

Pa.’s Impact Tax an Effective, Winning Policy

Summertime – it’s the season for baseball, cookouts, and, unfortunately, for some lawmakers to renew tired calls for a massive, job-crushing energy tax increase. Despite the clear fact that Pennsylvania’s impact fee – our tax on natural gas, which has generated $1.2 billion in new revenue – is working, some in Harrisburg continue to be […]

July 18, 2017 – MSC Letter to Legislative Leadership on Energy Taxes

The Right State Policies Can Drive Job-Creating Investment

Natural gas development in the Marcellus Shale region is “fueling a wave of investment in U.S. petrochemical plants,” CNBC reported this week. According to the report, shale gas production in the tri-state area, coupled with new investments in ethane cracking facilities – such as the project under construction in Beaver County – present an opportunity […]

Pipelines are the safest way to transport a clean-burning en

Pipelines are the safest way to transport a clean-burning energy source that has helped U.S. reduce emissions. https://t.co/vJZdRydMeZ

Natural gas impact tax revenues support new Jefferson Co. Sh

Natural gas impact tax revenues support new Jefferson Co. Sheriff Dept. K-9 unit. https://t.co/2aQdu5Ezgw via @WJACTV #SayNoToSeverance

RT @Range_Resources: Range makes a donation to Chartiers Twp

RT @Range_Resources: Range makes a donation to Chartiers Twp. Community Parks on behalf of the @oronline “ExtraORdinary People” winner. htt…

RT @EdgeMarcEnergy: Presenting @lifestepsinc with donation t

RT @EdgeMarcEnergy: Presenting @lifestepsinc with donation that will fund 50 child check screenings. #Lifesteps #EdgeMarcEnergy #CommunityG…

“EQT employees volunteered to help area families by particip

“EQT employees volunteered to help area families by participating in the Produce to People program.” https://t.co/ODSVvEHk54 via @oronline

[email protected] letter: “We must continue to say no to a seve

[email protected] letter: “We must continue to say no to a severance tax.” https://t.co/l70GeNJXL6 #SayNoToSeverance

“Pa. has an effective program in place addressing methane em

“Pa. has an effective program in place addressing methane emissions [that’s] delivering promising results.” https://t.co/fNcVlZBtfg

Trade unions working overtime to recruit apprentices for exp

Trade unions working overtime to recruit apprentices for expanding #natgas & #mfg careers. https://t.co/yObvo3nt17 #NatGasWorks

FACT CHECK: Higher Energy Taxes Hurt Jobs, Economic Opportun

FACT CHECK: Higher Energy Taxes Hurt Jobs, Economic Opportunity https://t.co/zSfYHJWaU4 #SayNoToSeverance https://t.co/izvKQTxi5R

RT @NRO: The Fracking Industry Deserves Our Gratitude https:

RT @NRO: The Fracking Industry Deserves Our Gratitude https://t.co/uVs2FkVi1Z via @vdhanson https://t.co/AgUY8cSYQY

Five Ways Clean Natural Gas is Fueling an ‘Energy-Dominant

Five Ways Clean Natural Gas is Fueling an ‘Energy-Dominant America’ https://t.co/AupNkiHC1l #NatGasWorks https://t.co/rhZKdYKVWt

RT @CONSOL_Energy: “New Pittsburgh” = high tech shale gas ec

RT @CONSOL_Energy: “New Pittsburgh” = high tech shale gas economy per CONSOL CEO Nick DeIuliis via @PghBizTimes @PBT_Stephen https://t.co/m…

[email protected]_Energy CEO: “When you think new Pittsburgh … you

[email protected]_Energy CEO: “When you think new Pittsburgh … you think of a high-tech shale energy economy.” https://t.co/wl3bJFLlUQ #NatGasWorks

RT @WasteManagement: Quieter and cleaner are our fleet of tr

RT @WasteManagement: Quieter and cleaner are our fleet of trucks powered by compressed natural gas. https://t.co/5K4auB9puw

RT @SHALEINSIGHT: Today is the final day to take advantage o

RT @SHALEINSIGHT: Today is the final day to take advantage of July 4th savings! Save on #SHALEINSIGHT registration with code FIREWORK http…

“For the sudden abundance of energy, Americans can thank the

“For the sudden abundance of energy, Americans can thank the innovative hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.” https://t.co/spjFUINuh0

RT @business: The U.S. shale boom has finally arrived in the

RT @business: The U.S. shale boom has finally arrived in the U.K. https://t.co/ZS5mJNgNOZ https://t.co/tZYxH2WT9k

Great @mcall letter: #NatGas development “directly and indir

Great @mcall letter: #NatGas development “directly and indirectly supports thousands of Pa. jobs.” https://t.co/9xVBVvWxpt #NatGasWorks

[email protected]: “Consumption of natural gas has risen in 9 of the

[email protected]: “Consumption of natural gas has risen in 9 of the past 10 years.” https://t.co/alEcQvubJX #NatGasWorks https://t.co/GCtDeXfS04

RT @ftenergy: UK gets first big shipment of US liquefied nat

RT @ftenergy: UK gets first big shipment of US liquefied natural gas https://t.co/ONiYx5d4t8

RT @WashTimes: EDITORIAL: Independence Day for affordable #E

RT @WashTimes: EDITORIAL: Independence Day for affordable #Energy #EnergyWeek https://t.co/eqElEPuY9D

Thanks to #natgas, Susquehanna Co.’s “employment situation i

Thanks to #natgas, Susquehanna Co.’s “employment situation is the best it has been since before the recession.” https://t.co/2Dmob8DCnP

While “there’s a cautious optimism” among energy producers

While “there’s a cautious optimism” among energy producers, Pa.’s “regulatory climate hinders growth.” https://t.co/vZkin6iZAM via @AP

RT @Shell_US: Wishing you a fun and safe #4thOfJuly2017! htt

RT @Shell_US: Wishing you a fun and safe #4thOfJuly2017! https://t.co/IMKMAhX8ep

RT @exxonmobil: Happy #July4th @AAAnews expects a record 44.

RT @exxonmobil: Happy #July4th @AAAnews expects a record 44.2 million people will travel at least 50 miles from home this year. Please be s…

Have a safe and happy #July4th https://t.co/8Nr6N5Oj2N

Have a safe and happy #July4th https://t.co/8Nr6N5Oj2N

The U.S. is on the fast track to energy independence, spurri

The U.S. is on the fast track to energy independence, spurring job creation & income growth. https://t.co/3Fj6lOu4Cr #Fracking

RT @WPXI: EQT Flashes of Freedom Fireworks to light up Pitts

RT @WPXI: EQT Flashes of Freedom Fireworks to light up Pittsburgh sky Tuesday, will air on WPXI-TV https://t.co/5oxebJMOM2

RT @Range_Resources: Natural gas is strengthening American m

RT @Range_Resources: Natural gas is strengthening American manufacturing. https://t.co/rg63XHEM72

RT @WilliamsUpdates: U.S. world’s top producer of #natgas

RT @WilliamsUpdates: U.S. world’s top producer of #natgas since 2009 and top petro producer since 2013 surpassing Russia and Saudi Arabia h…

Natural Gas Makes July 4th Celebrations Possible

As we celebrate Independence Day, it’s a good time to remember how America’s affordable, abundant natural gas resources makes backyard cookouts possible. From the propane to fire up the grill to the plastic in sunglasses and coolers, natural gas provides the building blocks to better lives, every day.