MSC Member Spotlight: Mirage Mar·Com

Last week, we spoke with Curt Brooks of Mirage Mar·Com to learn about the firm and how it serves the oil and gas industry. This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. Q. To start, could you give a brief introduction to Mirage Mar·Com? Mirage Mar·Com was founded in 1988. Today, we’re are a […]

Labor, Business, Elected Leaders Unite in Support of Energy Development, Manufacturing

What unites labor, business groups, Democrats, and Republicans in Western Pennsylvania? Energy and the generational opportunity to grow good-paying manufacturing jobs critical to a thriving middle class. Remarks from Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto last week to halt future development of petrochemical manufacturing facilities across the region drew swift response from a diverse set of voices […]

Families, Manufacturers Save Billions Annually Thanks to Domestic Natural Gas Development

American consumers are saving billions of dollars annually thanks to domestic natural gas production, two recently released studies confirmed. The separate reports from the White House Council of Economic Advisors and ShaleCrescent USA attribute savings to the significant growth in domestic natural gas production – the majority of which has taken place in the Appalachia […]

MSC Member Spotlight: WSP

Last week, we spoke with Patrick McKone of WSP to learn about the firm and how it serves the oil and gas industry. This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. Q: To start, could you give a brief introduction to WSP? We’re one of the better kept secrets of the Marcellus Shale Coalition! Our […]

SHALE INSIGHT™ Focuses on Region’s Energy Opportunity

President Trump: “You’ve helped make America the number one producer of oil and gas. Number one by far.” With clean, American natural gas, our economy is stronger, our nation more secure, manufacturing is on the march, and the U.S. is a global clean air leader, President Trump said during headline remarks during the ninth annual […]

Five Can’t-Miss Events at SHALE INSIGHT™ 2019

Celebrating its 9th year, SHALE INSIGHT™ returns to Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center next week. One of the leading conferences on American energy development, the event will feature the engaging panels, innovative technologies and top-notch networking opportunities that participants have come to value, as well as a few exciting original aspects—including keynote remarks from […]

MSC Member Spotlight: McGuireWoods

Last week, we spoke with Megan Haines of McGuireWoods to learn about the firm and its energy disputes practice. This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. Q. Tell us about McGuireWoods and more specifically the energy disputes practice. McGuireWoods is a full-service, Am Law 50 firm with approximately 1,100 lawyers in 21 offices […]

No Known Environmental Causes of Rare Childhood Cancer Form, State Health Experts, Doctors Say

Ewing’s sarcoma expert with UPMC to lead new genetics research into the rare disease form An analysis of cancer data in Washington County and the Canon-McMillan School District does not show incidence rates of Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare childhood cancer, consistently and statistically higher than the rest of the state, top Pennsylvania health officials and […]

Exponential Growth of Natural Gas Contained in Appalachian Basin, USGS Report

Report confirms long-term opportunity to develop clean, affordable natural gas. Estimates of natural gas held in the Appalachian Basin have sharply increased from 2 Tcf in 2002 to 214 Tcf today, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s updated analysis. This significant increase from previous projections in 2011 and 2012, which estimated 84 trillion cubic feet […]

MSC Member Spotlight: Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC)

Last week, we spoke with Lauren Parker and Emily Chiodo of Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) to learn about the company and the wide array of services it provides for the Marcellus energy industry. This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. Q. Tell us about CEC. LP: We are a nationwide engineering […]