Daily Archives: August 23, 2017

PA Senate Slips Anti-Landowner Measure into State Budget Bill

Not only did the Pennsylvania Senate pull a real boner by voting for a severance tax and gross receipts tax (see Traitorous PA Senate Republicans Pass Severance Tax Bill), they also slipped another provision in the PA budget bill that, until know, has gone unnoticed. This new provision has big implications for both landowners and…

Businesses Learn How to Get a Piece of $6B Shell Cracker Pie

As the mighty $6 billion Shell ethane cracker begins construction in Beaver County, PA, plenty of local (and regional) businesses are asking the question: How can we get in on the action? How can we win contracts for goods and services? The Beaver County Chamber of Commerce aimed to help answer that question yesterday at…

DC Court of Appeals Legislates New Law re FERC & Global Warming

Yesterday the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled in a case that may have long-term, very negative consequences for the oil and gas industry related to pipeline development. The profoundly litigious (and anti-fossil fuel) radicals of the Sierra Club previously filed a lawsuit against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) blaming FERC for not considering mythical…

PTT Global Buying Land Next to Proposed Ohio Cracker Site

Work is now underway on Shell’s $6 billion ethane cracker in Beaver County, PA. What’s the status of the region’s second likely cracker plant, in Ohio? PTT Global Chemical previously announced they are interested in building a $5 billion petrochemical complex, including an ethane cracker, in Belmont County, OH at the site of the old…

Energy Transfer Sues Big Green Groups for Inciting Terrorism in ND

It’s about time our side litigated back! Energy Transfer, the company that built the Dakota Access Pipeline, filed a lawsuit yesterday against rabid, radical “green” organizations including Greenpeace, Earth First! and others, for manufacturing and disseminating “materially false and misleading information about Energy Transfer and the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) for the purpose of fraudulently…

NY AG Schneiderman Takes Russian Oil Money, Attacks US Shale

If this doesn’t beat all. New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has, for years, been at the center of a conspiracy to shake down Exxon Mobil by claiming the company “knew” that burning its fossil fuels would lead to man-made global warming, and that Exxon actively worked to suppress that knowledge in the public…

Radicals Admit #ExxonKnew Effort Aimed at Suppressing Free Speech

A radical activist “closely aligned” with the #ExxonKnew campaign to try and bankrupt the oil giant has admitted the campaign is not really about a “cover-up” by Exxon that it “knew” global warming is real and that its oil/gas is contributing. In a bombshell admission, Naomi Oreskes says the #ExxonKnew campaign is actually about punishing…

Great News for the Marcellus! Cove Point LNG Almost Ready to Go!

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  Dominion is ready to start flowing Marcellus/Utica Shale gas to Cove Point LNG and begin testing the facility, which is scheduled to go online later this year. Fantastic news to report! Dominion has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for permission to begin flowing feed gas (for testing…

Bombshell: Activists Admit #ExxonKnew Is About Attacking Free Speech

The environmentalist campaign targeting ExxonMobil for its statements on climate change is primarily about the company’s position on public policy, according to a new study authored by an activist closely aligned with the campaign. Environmental groups have claimed for years that ExxonMobil knew about climate change in the 1970s, but then worked to suppress their…

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