Daily Archives: October 26, 2017

Natural Gas Drives Construction, Building Trades Opportunities

Work began this week on another clean-burning natural gas power plant that will generate enough electricity for 1 million homes in our region, the Tribune-Democrat reports. The Fairview Energy Center in Cambria County is one of more than a dozen natural gas power plants that have been announced, are under construction, or were brought online…

BLS Expects Oil and Gas Industry to Drive US Job Growth

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released new projections of job growth through 2026, and the oil and gas sector features prominently. BLS categorizes oil and gas jobs under a broad category of mining, which is projected to experience 1.4 percent growth in employment from 2016 to 2026. The mining job growth projection is…

Tom Wolf’s Severance Tax Based on False Premises

Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association (PIOGA)   In a letter to PA Representatives, the PIOGA, clearly explains the proposed severance tax is full of false premises and will overtax the natural gas industry. It’s well past the time for an honest discussion about a Pennsylvania severance tax. A little over a week ago at…

Fractivist Antics on Mariner East 2 Are A Divine Comedy

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.   The Mariner East 2 pipeline project has produced some utterly mad stuff that can only be described as a modern day Divine Comedy; an inferno of absurdity. More than 700 years ago Dante Alighieri authored his “Divine Comedy,” a three part narrative poem taking the reader through the various levels…

Pa. maintains slim lead in rig counts over Ohio

In the first two weeks of October, Pennsylvania added one working natural gas rig, bringing its tally to 32 and maintaining its slim lead over Ohio. The post Pa. maintains slim lead in rig counts over Ohio appeared first on Shale Gas Reporter. Continue Reading: Shale Gas Reporter

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