Archives for September 2019

Tioga Co. has received $77.5 million in #natgas impact tax r

Tioga Co. has received $77.5 million in #natgas impact tax revenues, which have supported key projects ranging from… https://t.co/TtiX8lmaxb

The amount of natural gas consumed by power plants rose 77%

The amount of natural gas consumed by power plants rose 77% from 2005 to 2016 — and carbon emissions dropped almost… https://t.co/3MTkSUbKa4

“Continuous water monitoring by @SRBCnews that shows no chan

“Continuous water monitoring by @SRBCnews that shows no change to quality or quantity is further evidence that natu… https://t.co/OmtNY3b4Zv

“We’d be lost without the [natural gas] impact fee,” Wyoming

“We’d be lost without the [natural gas] impact fee,” Wyoming County Commissioner Tom Henry said. “We’ve really come… https://t.co/XD3LbAUg3J

Every barrel of oil & cubic foot of natural gas produced

Every barrel of oil & cubic foot of natural gas produced outside of the Middle East & Russia makes the United State… https://t.co/4Til0d4veo

RT @ind_fisc_office: The IFO posted a new analysis on natura

RT @ind_fisc_office: The IFO posted a new analysis on natural gas royalties paid in 2017. The data suggest that royalties increased by more…

RT @WSJ: Climate-change platforms of some Democratic preside

RT @WSJ: Climate-change platforms of some Democratic presidential candidates propose a ban on fracking to extract fossil fuels, a move that…

Natural gas service is coming to Centre Hall, Pa., and will

Natural gas service is coming to Centre Hall, Pa., and will benefit residential and business customers, including H… https://t.co/qbAxfULnQ2

“Fracking is responsible for the new energy boom in America,

“Fracking is responsible for the new energy boom in America,” a @WmsptSunGazette editorial writes. “It benefits all… https://t.co/w3DcE8OK1K

Great @WSJ article: “Fracking Ban, Embraced by Some Democrat

Great @WSJ article: “Fracking Ban, Embraced by Some Democratic Hopefuls, Could Hit Economy” “We’ve been writing… https://t.co/qnP0cLTHdT

Natural gas development has had “no discernible” impact on w

Natural gas development has had “no discernible” impact on water quality, according to the latest @SRBCnews continu… https://t.co/dS8FYoheM7

[email protected] Tepper School of Business professor: “Inhib

[email protected] Tepper School of Business professor: “Inhibiting [natural gas pipeline] construction could inadver… https://t.co/ioEIoSHhkI

RT @WilliamsUpdates: Thank you to the #MesquiteLevelSponsors

RT @WilliamsUpdates: Thank you to the #MesquiteLevelSponsors for supporting our 8th Annual #BBQ CookOff benefitting @UnitedWayWB @unitedway…

“The Act 13 Impact Fee is the most significant piece of le

“The Act 13 Impact Fee is the most significant piece of legislation we have seen for rural Pennsylvania in a genera… https://t.co/PQcGTwWUQv

Water Monitoring Report Finds No Discernible Impacts from Natural Gas Development

Natural gas development has had no discernable impact on water quality in the Susquehanna River Basin, according to a recent continuous water monitoring report. These findings are significant—the Basin is a key drinking water resource just west of the Delaware River and home to thousands of unconventional natural gas wells that are safely producing American energy.   […]

“There was a lot of wisdom that went into the creation of

“There was a lot of wisdom that went into the creation of Act 13.” -Wayne County Commissioner Brian Smith https://t.co/otKcHb4Ohs

RT @WdesRosiers: Great crowd at tonight’s @MarcellusGas memb

RT @WdesRosiers: Great crowd at tonight’s @MarcellusGas member mixer in Williamsport. “Natural gas industry remains strong in North Central…

Thanks to our members and area stakeholders who joined us to

Thanks to our members and area stakeholders who joined us tonight for our Williamsport reception. https://t.co/6unFejbGoO

Americans can now affordably power and heat their homes in l

Americans can now affordably power and heat their homes in large part thanks to Pennsylvanian shale gas. https://t.co/oncM8pDzqN

RT @LIUNA: Union built. Union strong. Union proud. #LIUNA ht

RT @LIUNA: Union built. Union strong. Union proud. #LIUNA https://t.co/5PCKM6pP69

[email protected] editorial: #Fracking ban “would be a body blow;

[email protected] editorial: #Fracking ban “would be a body blow; U.S. reliance on imported natural gas has virtually end… https://t.co/8lNBPAY8kW

Thanks to shale, the U.S. is expected to account for more th

Thanks to shale, the U.S. is expected to account for more than half of the global natural gas supply growth through… https://t.co/uZpLmSqSXD

RT @PAManufacturers: Thanks to @RepTurzai and all of our #En

RT @PAManufacturers: Thanks to @RepTurzai and all of our #EnergizePA allies for supporting a pro-growth, pro-production agenda for Pennsylv…

Access to clean-burning American natural gas = good-paying j

Access to clean-burning American natural gas = good-paying jobs https://t.co/y5uonYqYB4

RT @paenvirodigest: SRBC Water Quality Monitoring Report Aga

RT @paenvirodigest: SRBC Water Quality Monitoring Report Again Shows No Adverse Impact From Drilling On State Forest, Other Land In Priorit…

“In six years, (we’ll) go from zero CNGs to all 26,” s

“In six years, (we’ll) go from zero CNGs to all 26,” said @AmtranAltoonaPA General Manager Eric Wolf. “We’re very p… https://t.co/T7qoyhEzbB

RT @SHALEINSIGHT: Learn how the building trades and #Natural

RT @SHALEINSIGHT: Learn how the building trades and #NaturalGas industry are partnering to rebuild America and create job prosperity here a…

RT @thecentersquare: Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg are

RT @thecentersquare: Republican lawmakers in Harrisburg are moving forward with a plan they say will help both the state’s energy industry…

RT @witfnews: House Republicans are re-launching one of thei

RT @witfnews: House Republicans are re-launching one of their biggest initiatives for the legislative session: a package of energy-focused…

152 key environmental and infrastructure projects received m

152 key environmental and infrastructure projects received more than $20M in natural gas impact tax funded grants y… https://t.co/WoEHumQJsz

RT @PennBizReport: Natural gas industry leading the charge f

RT @PennBizReport: Natural gas industry leading the charge for Pennsylvania’s growing economy, Wells Fargo reports https://t.co/zzTvmixiQr

[email protected] report: The importance of the natural gas indus

[email protected] report: The importance of the natural gas industry to Pa.’s economy cannot be overstated. This abundan… https://t.co/ScNanRbQcH

Impact Tax Funds $20M+ of Community Projects Throughout Pennsylvania

Communities throughout Pennsylvania received natural gas impact tax funded grants for key environmental and infrastructure projects this week. The Commonwealth Financing Authority approved 152 projects, totaling $20,885,000, for projects in counties across the state. These funds are in addition to the impact fee dollars that directly benefit each county annually. Elected officials celebrated these new […]

MSC’s Spigelmyer: “Pa.’s blessed with an abundance of clean,

MSC’s Spigelmyer: “Pa.’s blessed with an abundance of clean, affordable energy and with smart, pro-growth policies,… https://t.co/5KZ1aQAyK6

Such a move would impact jobs, workers, residents and the ec

Such a move would impact jobs, workers, residents and the economy, said Leanne Guier of @UAPipeTrades Local 32. https://t.co/ZPrrhFOGmQ

RT @PAChamber: @PAChamber Pres #GeneBarr: we have a generati

RT @PAChamber: @PAChamber Pres #GeneBarr: we have a generational opportunity to move Pennsylvania forward #EnergizePA https://t.co/3fTDDZQD…

“Even with some quarterly swings lately, the importance of t

“Even with some quarterly swings lately, the importance of the natural gas industry to the state economy cannot be… https://t.co/o3jVz5dbfL

“Gas customers are casualties,” @AP reports, of Gov. Cuomo’s

“Gas customers are casualties,” @AP reports, of Gov. Cuomo’s policies that block critical #natgas infrastructure.… https://t.co/jTwjxysXN6

“Pennsylvania has a distinct energy advantage over most of t

“Pennsylvania has a distinct energy advantage over most of the United States, and access to this abundant energy re… https://t.co/21v9O3Sj2u

GDS, a water hauling company for @CabotOG, is hiring to fill

GDS, a water hauling company for @CabotOG, is hiring to fill spots in their new maintenance facility in Lenox, PA f… https://t.co/gHIp6X1ldx

Deceiving the Public on Methane Doesn’t Protect the Environm

Deceiving the Public on Methane Doesn’t Protect the Environment. WATCH to learn the facts about those grainy, inf… https://t.co/y54fyI272f

Thank you, again, @RepJohnJoyce for the opportunity! And we

Thank you, again, @RepJohnJoyce for the opportunity! And we absolutely agree that “it is critical that we utilize… https://t.co/pp4ohneXq4

ICYMI: Appalachian Basin’s methane emissions fall despite

ICYMI: Appalachian Basin’s methane emissions fall despite increase in gas production https://t.co/9xUN9DSqJU https://t.co/Vlgj0UJMVN

In mid-Atlantic, which is mostly in @pjminterconnect transmi

In mid-Atlantic, which is mostly in @pjminterconnect transmission area, electricity industry has added 12+ gigawatt… https://t.co/c2jNplOyQb

EIA “forecasts that natural gas will fuel 39% of electricity

EIA “forecasts that natural gas will fuel 39% of electricity generation in the PJM region,” which includes Pa., OH… https://t.co/Weo6XpSIgZ

Thousands of working-class voters in Western Pennsylvania…

Thousands of working-class voters in Western Pennsylvania…depend, directly or indirectly, on natural gas… https://t.co/9vPiDsQzT4

“In Pennsylvania alone, natural gas development supports ove

“In Pennsylvania alone, natural gas development supports over 300,000 direct and indirect jobs and contributes $45… https://t.co/Xsvj8lDthr

We’re proud to take part in @univofdayton’s career fair to h

We’re proud to take part in @univofdayton’s career fair to help connect graduates to local energy careers. Intere… https://t.co/Dar795Fvya

RT @McNeesLaw: #McNees attorney @zgarber discusses the firm’

RT @McNeesLaw: #McNees attorney @zgarber discusses the firm’s capabilities to help local business and industry reduce environmental impact…

MSC Member Spotlight: Trinity Consultants

Last week, we spoke with Tom Muscenti, Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager of Trinity Consultants – an environmental consulting firm with offices across the U.S. and in Canada, the U.K., Asia, and Australia – to learn about the company and the services it provides for Marcellus energy companies. This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. […]