Archives for February 2018

‘Americans Can Take Pride’ in Leveraging Energy Abundance

As natural gas production continues to rise, a U.S. House Natural Resources subcommittee this week examined the role of LNG exports in strengthening America’s geopolitical standing. With Dominion’s Cove Point LNG export terminal in Maryland scheduled to go into service next month, the U.S. will have additional opportunities to leverage its energy abundance as a […]

New $700M #natgas power facility in Cambria Co. will generat

New $700M #natgas power facility in Cambria Co. will generate “enough electricity to power a million homes.”… https://t.co/bMg0t6jvzk

“1 million work hours had been completed and as many as 650

“1 million work hours had been completed and as many as 650 people were employed during peak construction” on a $50… https://t.co/uaJbTTdimZ

“Infrastructure is vitally important,” MSC’s Spigelmyer said

“Infrastructure is vitally important,” MSC’s Spigelmyer said. “We do not have the infrastructure to get [affordable… https://t.co/4YBGxzTvQk

RT @lehighvalley: Cheap gas will fuel growth in Pa., not a s

RT @lehighvalley: Cheap gas will fuel growth in Pa., not a severance tax | Opinion https://t.co/U24XzqoYfh https://t.co/3JXRt9kJ0y

“The path to fixing Pennsylvania’s budget deficit is to grow

“The path to fixing Pennsylvania’s budget deficit is to grow the state’s economy, not raise energy taxes.”… https://t.co/IzXLDQMAo8

The final two heats of the four-man bobsled – made from fibe

The final two heats of the four-man bobsled – made from fiberglass, a product of #natgas – take place today.… https://t.co/aU3rOKv1fn

“The severance tax is simply bad for Pennsylvania. It will c

“The severance tax is simply bad for Pennsylvania. It will cripple an industry and could result in a loss of thousa… https://t.co/HCvmFOjZ7t

“Pennsylvania, as the nation’s second largest natural gas

“Pennsylvania, as the nation’s second largest natural gas producing state, is at the tip of the spear of this impor… https://t.co/7bgxJ744fz

As the #WinterGames conclude, equipment made from oil and na

As the #WinterGames conclude, equipment made from oil and natural gas have helped athletes achieve gold.… https://t.co/7C2oJxA8sj

RT @WSJ: Electricity costs in the Northeast are 56% above th

RT @WSJ: Electricity costs in the Northeast are 56% above the national average. But attempts to jumpstart a larger energy infrastructure co…

[email protected] editorial: “With that level of energy uncertainty

[email protected] editorial: “With that level of energy uncertainty, New England will find it increasingly difficult to at… https://t.co/6oMMllxXQn

RT @thedayct: Editorial: Keeping New England from running ou

RT @thedayct: Editorial: Keeping New England from running out of natural gas. https://t.co/ETYYJBlmSq https://t.co/OkVcIxLmMD

“The opportunities are enormous. America is Saudi Arabia f

“The opportunities are enormous. America is Saudi Arabia for NGLs. The opportunity is enormous to resurrect the che… https://t.co/CWZxpWUrwq

Without some new infrastructure, @WSJ reports, “keeping the

Without some new infrastructure, @WSJ reports, “keeping the lights on in New England will become an even more tenuo… https://t.co/KDXQx1f49M

With support from @Chevron, @ConnectWCCC’s ShaleNET program

With support from @Chevron, @ConnectWCCC’s ShaleNET program has helped train “scores of students [for] jobs in the… https://t.co/xTrEK6YGvJ

U.S. Natural Gas = Consumer Savings, Clean Air Progress, Energy Security

Thanks to the expanded use of local, clean natural gas in power generation, the United States “has already come quite far in reducing carbon dioxide emissions,” according to a new Carnegie Mellon University report. Analyzing government data, CMU researchers concluded that the U.S. “can meet – or even beat” carbon dioxide emissions reductions outlined in […]

MSC in Times-Tribune: Higher Energy Taxes Burden Working Families

Editor: Pennsylvanians expect our leaders in Harrisburg to focus on common-sense solutions that encourage and support job creation. Unfortunately, Gov. Tom Wolf once again puts politics first by proposing another energy tax increase. As The Times-Tribune editorial (“Conditions favor Wolf’s key initiative,” Feb. 8). correctly states, “consumers ultimately will pay (the tax).” With natural gas […]

MSC in Providence Journal: Rolling blackouts, skyrocketing costs

By David Spigelmyer While Americans across the country benefit from energy savings tied to greater domestic production, consumers in one of our nation’s most densely populated regions remain energy starved because of misguided, dangerous policies. Lacking modern infrastructure access to Marcellus Shale production, millions of New Englanders continue to face skyrocketing costs and the prospect […]

Extreme Energy Policies Boost Kremlin, Burden New Englanders

As America’s shale revolution continues to deliver energy savings and enhance U.S. security, radical policies blocking key infrastructure projects are choking off New England’s access to reliable, domestic natural gas. Thanks to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and “Keep it in the Ground” activists, consumers in the Northeast are starved of the energy they need […]

RT @TribLIVE: Editorial: Battle lines drawn over gas severan

RT @TribLIVE: Editorial: Battle lines drawn over gas severance tax https://t.co/HIsVeDg5Wn

What role does #natgas play in this weekend’s alpine skiing,

What role does #natgas play in this weekend’s alpine skiing, figure skating, ice hockey & snowboarding events? Find… https://t.co/0gLwDKxdMm

The Olympic Torch is lit at tonight’s #OpeningCeremony. Than

The Olympic Torch is lit at tonight’s #OpeningCeremony. Thanks to #natgas, it’ll burn for the duration of the… https://t.co/D0utrWlrDB

RT @njspotlight: New Jersey’s residential and small-busine

RT @njspotlight: New Jersey’s residential and small-business customers will be paying less for their electricity this summer, by as much as…

“Lackawanna Co. just got three brand new CNG buses” and more

“Lackawanna Co. just got three brand new CNG buses” and more of the “energy efficient” buses are on the way.… https://t.co/YaMz0g5F22

RT @WasteManagement: Our trucks powered by compressed natura

RT @WasteManagement: Our trucks powered by compressed natural gas are making communities cleaner. https://t.co/Yxhq0BPemg

RT @CabotOG: Just over that northeast PA horizon sits #NewEn

RT @CabotOG: Just over that northeast PA horizon sits #NewEngland, where recently, “A tanker full of Siberian-produced liquefied #naturalga…

RT @EQTCorp: EQT Foundation Grant helps Monroeville library

RT @EQTCorp: EQT Foundation Grant helps Monroeville library program promote diversity. https://t.co/qVZ2z8u1wq

Athletes Achieve Gold with Natural Gas at 2018 Winter #Olymp

Athletes Achieve Gold with Natural Gas at 2018 Winter #Olympics https://t.co/3GwRr7uySC #OpeningCeremony… https://t.co/wVHVnSVSl3

Great news for consumers: “Look for Lower Electricity Bills

Great news for consumers: “Look for Lower Electricity Bills This Summer, Thanks to Cheap Natural Gas”… https://t.co/pgRFCBogBY

Olympians Achieve Gold with Natural Gas

All attention is on South Korea as the 2018 Winter Olympics kick off in Pyeongchang. Did you know that natural gas-based products will help U.S. athletes capture gold? From high-performance plastics in skis and snowboards to the fiberglass in a bobsled and the fuel for the iconic Olympic Torch, natural gas is a key component […]

RT @projo: Journal Opinion: A warning of coming blackouts ht

RT @projo: Journal Opinion: A warning of coming blackouts https://t.co/yVMg3iHYcC @Ed_Achorn @RandyEdgar1 https://t.co/xthWVt7RWI

Must-read @projo editorial: “To protect the public, leaders

Must-read @projo editorial: “To protect the public, leaders must expand the region’s pipeline capacity. Magical thi… https://t.co/LQfMS5F9wa

The U.S. will soon be a net energy exporter, which is “a ver

The U.S. will soon be a net energy exporter, which is “a very different set of expectations than we imagined even f… https://t.co/IkDuU3CZ25

RT @Range_Resources: ICYMI: Range establishes new $75,000 fu

RT @Range_Resources: ICYMI: Range establishes new $75,000 fund to benefit first responders. Via @oronline https://t.co/0A3JaBiZSl https://t…

Tuscarora Twp. receives $10K natural gas impact tax funded g

Tuscarora Twp. receives $10K natural gas impact tax funded grant to improve the community’s playground.… https://t.co/NcYHpe2CpY

Think Pennsylvania Doesn’t Tax Natural Gas? Think again. h

Think Pennsylvania Doesn’t Tax Natural Gas? Think again. https://t.co/9HRJHZRdin #SayNoToSeverance #PABudget https://t.co/a2mupVBEoB

ICYMI: Annual Natural Gas Impact Tax Revenues to Top $219 Mi

ICYMI: Annual Natural Gas Impact Tax Revenues to Top $219 Million https://t.co/OMt3x2CzEM #SayNoToSeverance #PABudget

Natural gas impact tax revenues to cover paving expense of H

Natural gas impact tax revenues to cover paving expense of Hickory Ridge Road bridge in Washington Co.… https://t.co/bdtbzyMIWy

WATCH: “Communities across Pennsylvania benefit from the nat

WATCH: “Communities across Pennsylvania benefit from the natural gas tax.” https://t.co/9hOJiowAf2 #SayNoToSeverance #PABudget

ICYMI: MSC’s Dave Spigelmyer tells @RJHarrisWHP580 that the

ICYMI: MSC’s Dave Spigelmyer tells @RJHarrisWHP580 that the impact fee “that passed in 2012 is indeed a tax on natu… https://t.co/H4Wbdjzi1m

[email protected]0: “It’s me the customer that’s going to pay

[email protected]: “It’s me the customer that’s going to pay this [energy] tax” increase. #SayNoToSeverance

TUNE IN 🎙: MSC’s Spigelmyer joins @WHP580’s RJ Harris

TUNE IN 🎙: MSC’s Spigelmyer joins @WHP580’s RJ Harris at 8:45 am to talk energy jobs and #PABudget.… https://t.co/A0DE5IH1hc

MSC Statement on Gov. Wolf’s 2018-19 Budget Address

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Marcellus Shale Coalition president David Spigelmyer issued the following statement on Governor Wolf’s budget address: “Pennsylvanians expect our leaders in Harrisburg, including Governor Wolf, to focus on common sense solutions that encourage and support job creation across the Commonwealth. “Unfortunately, the governor once again is putting politics first by proposing additional energy […]

Think Pennsylvania Doesn’t Tax Natural Gas? Think again. h

Think Pennsylvania Doesn’t Tax Natural Gas? Think again. https://t.co/9HRJHZzCqP #SayNoToSeverance https://t.co/Hv4jdkzYDD

[email protected]’s Barr: “Elected officials should emphasize poli

[email protected]’s Barr: “Elected officials should emphasize policies that will encourage not only the natural gas indus… https://t.co/eEGW99mNLD

RT @PAChamber: In advance of @GovernorTomWolf’s 4th #PABudge

RT @PAChamber: In advance of @GovernorTomWolf’s 4th #PABudget address tomorrow read about some of the pro-growth polices the @PAChamber wou…

Pipeline construction boosts #smallbiz as @CBEC_Cat “is empt

Pipeline construction boosts #smallbiz as @CBEC_Cat “is emptying its lot of such things as power generators, light… https://t.co/MZS1TSp0Of

Lancaster Co. #smallbiz: Pipeline construction crews are “sp

Lancaster Co. #smallbiz: Pipeline construction crews are “spending a fortune in this area. People don’t realize how… https://t.co/U4OIJfqJph

[email protected] letter: “New energy taxes are harmful to b

[email protected] letter: “New energy taxes are harmful to both our businesses and consumers. We should be supporti… https://t.co/Sh59121m5K