What They’re Saying: MSC Annual Workforce Highlights

This week, the Marcellus Shale Coalition’s (MSC) released its annual workforce survey [press release; pdf. results], which was widely covered by regional and national media – including the Ellwood City Ledger, Titusville Herald, Times Leader, StateImpact, Rigzone, E&E News, as well as KDKA Radio. Here’s what others are saying about job-creating shale trends from this year’s […]

MSC Statement on Pa. Supreme Court Ruling

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Marcellus Shale Coalition president Dave Spigelmyer issued the following statement on today’s Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruling: “We are reviewing the Supreme Court’s decision in full to evaluate its impact on our operations across Pennsylvania.  As we did prior to enactment of Act 13 and have done during this period of review […]

MSC, PIOGA to Study Radioactivity Levels in Shale Operations

Pittsburgh, Pa. – The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) and the Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association (PIOGA) today announced their joint efforts to conduct an extensive study of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) and Technologically Enhanced NORM (TENORM) in shale production-related activities. This study will complement one currently underway by the Pa. Department of Environmental […]

Clean-Burning Natural Gas Powers America

Pittsburgh, Pa. – From more jobs and more affordable energy, to cleaner air, and strengthened national security, natural gas is positively impacting our daily lives and bolstering America’s economic and energy security outlook. And while huge amounts of natural gas continue to be safely produced, more investments are being made across the nation to leverage […]

New Report: Responsible Natural Gas Development an “Economic Boon for Pennsylvania”

A new report – available here – from the Allegheny Institute for Public Policy underscores the clear fact that safe, tightly-regulated Marcellus Shale development has “produced major economic benefits to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.” According the report, estimated royalties paid to Marcellus Shale natural gas land- and mineral-owners in Pennsylvania reached a staggering $731 million […]

E&E News: ‘All of the Above’ Outreach Fuels Powerhouse Gas Coalition’s Rapid Growth

Pamela King, E&E reporter PITTSBURGH – For companies looking to break into the natural gas business here, a Marcellus Shale Coalition membership is key. Four years ago, MSC was little more than an informal umbrella over a smattering of energy companies exploring the Marcellus Shale’s potential to yield natural gas. Today, the industry group is […]

MSC’s Kathryn Klaber in the Beaver Co. Times: Natural Gas “Enhancing Air Quality”

A recent story (“Report says Beaver County can breathe a little easier,” April 24) underscored the important fact that our region’s air quality is improving sharply, according to a new American Lung Association report. This is great news for every Pennsylvanian. However, the story failed to inform your readers of the key and growing role […]

Pa. Small Business Owners Tout Marcellus Shale Benefits on Capitol Hill

Today, two western Pennsylvania small business owners took their success stories to Washington, DC, testifying before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources. At today’s hearing – titled “America’s Onshore Energy Resources: Creating Jobs, Securing America, and Lowering Prices” – Paul Battista (an MSC member) and Frank Puskarich spoke of the […]

MSC Participates in 97th Annual Pa. Farm Show

Harrisburg, Pa. – This week, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) and dozens of natural gas industry employees participated in the 97th annual Pennsylvania Farm Show, the region’s largest and most diverse agricultural expo hosted each year at the Harrisburg Farm Show Complex. In partnership with MSC member companies, the organization’s booth provided farmers and others […]

MSC Announces Committee Leadership for 2013

22 Member Companies Represented Across 20 Diverse Panels Pittsburgh, PA – Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) Chair David J. Spigelmyer today announced the 40 men and women elected by the MSC’s Board of Directors to lead the organization’s committees and subcommittees in 2013.  The 20 panels – comprised by professionals from MSC member companies – take […]

MSC Releases Recommended Practices for Motor Vehicle Safety

Pittsburgh, PA – Today, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) released a Recommended Practices focused on Motor Vehicle Safety. The fifth in a series of such guidance documents, this Recommended Practice builds upon the ongoing MSC-sponsored Transportation Safety Day and Flagger Training seminars, which provide hands-on training for motor carriers, drivers, and others working in the […]

MSC Statement on Comprehensive Shale Gas Legislation

“With resolution and greater certainty at hand, it is time to build a stronger Pennsylvania and power our region with clean, American natural gas” – MSC president Kathryn Klaber Canonsburg, PA – Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) president Kathryn Z. Klaber issued the following statement upon the passage of H.B. 1950 through the Pennsylvania General Assembly: […]

MSC Expands Team, Adds Environmental and Community Outreach Staff

Canonsburg, PA – Today, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) announced the hiring of  two community outreach managers, as well as a project director who will oversee the organization’s Environmental Research Collaborative – a multi-stakeholder group working to generate fact-based Marcellus-related research and analysis. Robert Boulware will lead the coalition’s Environmental Research Collaborative while Joy Ruff and […]

SAIC Joins the Marcellus Shale Coalition

MCLEAN, Va. (March 10, 2011) — Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced today that it has joined the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) as an associate member in order to provide technical expertise and demonstrate the company’s strong commitment to the natural gas industry. SAIC has a solid understanding of the multidiscipline permitting, regional geology, water […]

MSC Receives “Impact Industry of the Year” Honors from Junior Achievement of Western PA

Canonsburg, PA – At the 23rd Annual Junior Achievement (JA) of Western Pennsylvania Spirit of Enterprise Dinner and Awards Ceremony this week, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) received the prestigious “Impact Industry of the Year” award for its commitment to furthering the ideals and principles of the education-focused, non-profit organization. Past award recipients include CONSOL […]