Archives for July 2020

MSC Member Spotlight: Larson Design Group

This week, we spoke with Larson Design Group, an award-winning, employee-owned company of architects, engineers and consultants that is national in reach and multi-disciplined in scope.  Tell us about Larson Design Group and your role with the business. My name is Bryan Pauling and I am the Director of Energy and Environmental Services at Larson […]

The shipping industry is increasingly turning to liquefied n

The shipping industry is increasingly turning to liquefied natural gas as a clean fuel source to power ships. 🚢 https://t.co/B72vDavaOA

RT @ftenergy: Dominion stresses role of natural gas in clean

RT @ftenergy: Dominion stresses role of natural gas in clean power push https://t.co/9gVYkuGB1C

Meaningful environmental progress has been achieved “not des

Meaningful environmental progress has been achieved “not despite the shale revolution, but rather because of it,” M… https://t.co/RQVjsVHTyc

Ruling out natural gas will do far more harm than good on en

Ruling out natural gas will do far more harm than good on environmental, health & development fronts. More from… https://t.co/RcNCYt6HCf

“Residential consumption of natural gas, which was likely af

“Residential consumption of natural gas, which was likely affected by stay-at-home orders, was 15% higher in April… https://t.co/BF6GtE2Bh4

Four Lebanon Co. students receive college scholarships funde

Four Lebanon Co. students receive college scholarships funded with revenue from Pa.’s tax on natural gas. 📚 https://t.co/1RUUW4S931

Using funds from Pa.’s tax on natural gas, Bedford Co. commi

Using funds from Pa.’s tax on natural gas, Bedford Co. commissioners make upgrades to the Huntingdon Broad Top Rail… https://t.co/4q8GRnRskv

“I don’t want to minimize in the near term that natural ga

“I don’t want to minimize in the near term that natural gas is an important partner,” said Tom Kiernan, chief execu… https://t.co/RcjILcF8ct

[email protected] column: “Because methane, the principal component

[email protected] column: “Because methane, the principal component of natural gas, has economic value when captured, the e… https://t.co/7LH7lWG2uo

July 27, 2020 – MSC Comments on Control of VOC Emissions from Existing Oil and Natural Gas Sources

“As wind and solar are intermittent, having baseload natural

“As wind and solar are intermittent, having baseload natural gas is even more important,” a @mcall column writes. https://t.co/iLsjfvNTge

RT @pgopinions: Create and protect jobs in Pa. https://t.co/

RT @pgopinions: Create and protect jobs in Pa. https://t.co/LptKGlkKfJ

Pittsburgh Building and Construction Trades Council Presiden

Pittsburgh Building and Construction Trades Council President in @pgopinions: “Along with the thousands of oil and… https://t.co/gSFLJtnwKa

With a $50,000 grant from @EQTCorp Foundation, the West Gree

With a $50,000 grant from @EQTCorp Foundation, the West Greene School District will “outfit a STEAM Maker Space and… https://t.co/BzgGvcnAGw

Energy construction projects in the natural gas and oil sect

Energy construction projects in the natural gas and oil sector are the favored choice among union workers, a new… https://t.co/BIh61AFDwE

“The Marcellus Shale natural gas play offers a world histo

“The Marcellus Shale natural gas play offers a world historic opportunity for prosperity and jobs for Pennsylvania,… https://t.co/KtYW20iqvS

Ohio State Rep. John Patterson (Democrat): Natural gas is o

Ohio State Rep. John Patterson (Democrat): Natural gas is one of the key components of infrastructure needed for e… https://t.co/R1sfonhU1o

RT @WNEP: A new law will provide a tax credit to as many as

RT @WNEP: A new law will provide a tax credit to as many as four companies that use natural gas to make other products, such as fertilizer.…

“From this moment, we could begin to see the future for Nort

“From this moment, we could begin to see the future for Northeastern Pennsylvania,” @PAManufacturers’ Taylor said.… https://t.co/LuPhA8jq6b

“On behalf of the working families of northeastern Pennsylva

“On behalf of the working families of northeastern Pennsylvania, thank you Governor Wolf, thank you for giving Luze… https://t.co/a3ZjuOG7R1

“The results found quality job opportunities in oil and natu

“The results found quality job opportunities in oil and natural gas construction, and both union and non-union ener… https://t.co/jaTOvlA8gl

RT @SenJohnYudichak: Today at 4pm watch LIVE News Conference

RT @SenJohnYudichak: Today at 4pm watch LIVE News Conference on Local Resource Manufacturing Tax Credit. 📺 LIVE Link: https://t.co/8tuYfNjH…

“While making new products like fertilizers and fuel, these

“While making new products like fertilizers and fuel, these manufacturing facilities will create high-value jobs, e… https://t.co/dQOG5sxQXX

Union Workers Prefer Natural Gas, Oil Sector Employment, Surveys Find

As proponents of unrealistic, extreme environmental policies tout a smooth transition for workers entering the “green” energy job market, a new analysis suggests otherwise, finding energy construction projects in the natural gas and oil sector are the favored choice among employees. Natural gas and oil industry sector-projects are higher paying, provide better health and retirement […]

Top labor leader: “Oil & gas jobs are high-quality job

Top labor leader: “Oil & gas jobs are high-quality jobs”; central to providing “the middle class with family-sust… https://t.co/piRlAlhK0x

Snyder Co. businesses will have more access to affordable #n

Snyder Co. businesses will have more access to affordable #natgas, thanks to Pa.’s Pipeline Investment Program. https://t.co/YAmP9uDSbV

“The Belmont and Monroe County commissioners see good signs

“The Belmont and Monroe County commissioners see good signs in the future of PTT Global Chemical’s operations in th… https://t.co/aUYUprF1XT

RT @BostonGlobe: AG rejects Brookline’s ban on oil, gas pi

RT @BostonGlobe: AG rejects Brookline’s ban on oil, gas pipes in new buildings https://t.co/wif4KLVlB6

RT @pgopinions: Responsibly developing natural gas https://t

RT @pgopinions: Responsibly developing natural gas https://t.co/91LD7SNxOc

RT @NABTU: Higher quality training leads to higher quality j

RT @NABTU: Higher quality training leads to higher quality jobs 🗣 Check out our latest studies highlighting worker satisfaction in the oil…

The on-site power plant will generate electricity from five

The on-site power plant will generate electricity from five natural gas fired generators along with solar panels. 🔌… https://t.co/lvws1AJYuo

RT @PITairport: Even a pandemic can’t stop progress at PIT

RT @PITairport: Even a pandemic can’t stop progress at PIT. Yesterday, @peoplesnatgas began construction on a first-of-its kind microgrid.…

New @NABTU research highlights strong worker support for nat

New @NABTU research highlights strong worker support for natural gas & oil jobs which “have better wages, benefits… https://t.co/YykKXmOq9F

MSC member @SenecaLLC will have about 80 employees in their

MSC member @SenecaLLC will have about 80 employees in their new Cranberry Twp. office. https://t.co/z6aY1FPzaD

New @NABTU research highlights strong worker support for na

New @NABTU research highlights strong worker support for natural gas & oil jobs which have “have better wages, ben… https://t.co/zqGZ3ZTPVr

RT @peoplesnatgas: We’re thrilled to partner with @PITairpor

RT @peoplesnatgas: We’re thrilled to partner with @PITairport on this exciting microgrid project! #innovation #energy

“Pennsylvania is fortunate to have the ability to produce it

“Pennsylvania is fortunate to have the ability to produce its own natural gas, which will be a key driver in genera… https://t.co/YCIGR5OuW6

Thanks to clean #natgas, U.S. power sector emissions are 30%

Thanks to clean #natgas, U.S. power sector emissions are 30% lower than 2007 peak levels. 💡 https://t.co/K13FJJA8TO https://t.co/qV4SC3qpoR

Nearly 90% of the “cleaner fuel vehicles” will be powered by

Nearly 90% of the “cleaner fuel vehicles” will be powered by abundant and locally produced #natgas. 🚌🚚 https://t.co/Xg94OIVntv

RT @PennsylvaniaGov: No one else has this range. Happy #Penn

RT @PennsylvaniaGov: No one else has this range. Happy #PennsylvaniaDay. 🎉 https://t.co/TFm5UcTaSw

RT @WilliamsUpdates: When erosion from major flooding threat

RT @WilliamsUpdates: When erosion from major flooding threatened wild trout in northeast Pennsylvania, Williams stepped in to work with reg…

With an abundance of affordable #natgas, “most of the market

With an abundance of affordable #natgas, “most of the market for consumer goods made from plastic within a day’s dr… https://t.co/jgNuxuAuTS

[email protected] reports on broad, bipartisan support among We

[email protected] reports on broad, bipartisan support among Western Pa. voters for #natgas, #mfg growth. “Natural g… https://t.co/oYv7JCqwvD

Read and share our @TribLIVE letter: “The evidence and data

Read and share our @TribLIVE letter: “The evidence and data is clear — Pennsylvania’s environmental standards and r… https://t.co/Mrb6Hxo3fv

“The people I knew & worked with at DEP never wavered fr

“The people I knew & worked with at DEP never wavered from the law, never turned a blind eye to wrongdoing, & alway… https://t.co/DLYXd88MJj

RT @WilliamsUpdates: As the United States switches to clean

RT @WilliamsUpdates: As the United States switches to clean power to energize our electric grids, we are excited to get the greenlight for…

RT @NABTU: #BuildingTrades members say that the oil and natu

RT @NABTU: #BuildingTrades members say that the oil and natural gas industry offers longer duration projects, which means steadier income a…

RT @EIAgov: #NaturalGas Weekly Update – Natural gas-fired po

RT @EIAgov: #NaturalGas Weekly Update – Natural gas-fired power generation higher in first half of 2020 https://t.co/lgZVvXi6V1 #electricit…

MSC Member Spotlight: Orion Strategies

This week we spoke with Orion Strategies, communications and public relations firm established in 2006 that’s an MSC associate member. Please give a brief introduction to your company. Orion Strategies is a multi-state strategic communications and public relations firm with a staff of experienced professionals in public relations, government affairs, grassroots advocacy, polling, research, and […]