Natural Gas: Powering American Manufacturing Growth

American natural gas development is spurring investment and job growth across the chemical manufacturing sector, representing a “stunning reversal of fortune from just a few years ago,” according to new American Chemistry Council (ACC) analysis. In the update to ACC’s 2013 study, the new research makes clear that U.S. chemical industry investment linked to affordable […]

Higher Energy Taxes Threaten Shale’s Manufacturing Renaissance

SHALE DRIVES U.S. MANUFACTURING RESURGENCE “Shale has Reversed the Fortunes” of American Manufacturing: Domestic plastics production and related manufacturing has a bright future because of the growth in shale natural gas …  “Shale gas development has reversed the fortunes of the U.S. plastics industry,” the authors of the ACC study wrote. “Because the competitiveness of plastic resins […]

New Study: Shale Creating a “Long-term Competitive Advantage for U.S. Manufacturers”

According to a new American Chemistry Council (ACC) study, America’s affordable and abundant supplies of clean-burning natural gas will fuel $63 billion in chemical exports growth by 2030, helping to both further grow our nation’s manufacturing base while also increasing our global economic competitiveness. The report – Fueling Export Growth: U.S. Net Export Trade Forecast […]

New ACC Study: Natural Gas Advances Chemical Industry’s Competitiveness, Investments

This week, yet another study was released underscoring the far-reaching benefits of clean, abundant American natural gas. Authored by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the report examines how “Abundant supplies of shale gas have transformed America’s chemical industry from the world’s high-cost producer five years ago to among the world’s lowest-cost producers today.” The report, […]

What They’re Saying: American Natural Gas an “Economic Godsend”

Safe Shale Development Generating Billions in Royalties for Farmers Pittsburgh, Pa. – As more abundant supplies of clean-burning natural gas continue to be safely produced from the Marcellus Shale, American consumers – who rank energy costs as their top concern economic concern, according to a national Gallup poll released last week – are realizing enormous […]

What Energy Producers, Manufacturers Are Saying About Natural Gas in the Global Economy

Yesterday, in a letter available here, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) “called on Energy Secretary Chu to approve all pending applications for LNG export terminals,” as the Wall Street Journal reports. Here’s what manufacturers, the chemical industry and energy producer organizations are saying about common sense natural gas export policies, which, as MSC CEO Kathryn […]