Tagged Event

Attacking Critical Pipeline Infrastructure is Terrorism

Keep It Grounded In Fact (American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers)    Homeland Security considers any attack on critical pipeline infrastructure terrorism; yet ecoterrorists are willing to somehow normalize these acts of violence. In October 2016, extremists broke into and closed the safety valves on five pipelines. In May 2017, arsonists broke in and attempted to…

Think About Energy Discusses Importance of Energy Infrastructure

Brittany Ramos Coordinator, External Affairs Cabot Oil & Gas    The Think About Energy series latest stop was Misericordia University where the importance of building much needed energy infrastructure was discussed. Borton-Lawson, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, UGI Energy Services, UGI Utilities, and Williams, in conjunction with ACT for America and the Back Mountain Chamber…

Calendar of Marcellus/Utica Events for May 22 – Aug 21

Events related (or of interest) to the Marcellus and Utica Shale, primarily pro-drilling events. To have your event included (or if you are aware of a worthy event you believe should be on this page), please send the details and/or a link to have it included to the calendar@marcellusdrilling.com email address. Thank you! New York Jul…

Study: Appalachia New Gulf Coast for Petchem, WITH Storage Hub

An economic report released yesterday by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) shows that the Appalachian region could become a second center of U.S. petrochemical and plastic resin manufacturing, similar to the Gulf Coast. ACC President and CEO Cal Dooley presented the findings at a Capitol Hill press event with lawmakers including Senator Shelley Moore Capito…

Why Rover Pipe is a Big Deal & How it Affects Natl NatGas Prices

As MDN began reporting last week, Energy Transfer’s Rover Pipeline, a $4 billion, 711-mile Marcellus/Utica natural gas pipeline that will run from PA, WV and eastern OH through OH into Michigan and eventually into Canada, has quickly become a soap opera. MDN brought you the news that Energy Transfer’s Rover Pipeline project has been fined…

Calendar of Marcellus/Utica Events for May 15 – Aug 14

Events related (or of interest) to the Marcellus and Utica Shale, primarily pro-drilling events. To have your event included (or if you are aware of a worthy event you believe should be on this page), please send the details and/or a link to have it included to the calendar@marcellusdrilling.com email address. Thank you! New York Jul…

IOGAWV Opposed to Tiered Severance Tax – Proposal Now Dead?

The West Virginia legislature only meets for 60 calendar days each year and move quickly when the do meet. Unless the governor calls for a special session. Which has happened–to consider and pass a budget for the state. During the regular session earlier this year, newly-minted Gov. Jim Justice wanted and got a bill, Senate…

Calendar of Marcellus/Utica Events for May 8 – Aug 7

Events related (or of interest) to the Marcellus and Utica Shale, primarily pro-drilling events. To have your event included (or if you are aware of a worthy event you believe should be on this page), please send the details and/or a link to have it included to the calendar@marcellusdrilling.com email address. Thank you! New York May…

Lying Lancaster Pipeline Opponents Up to No Good

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  Lancaster pipeline opponents are up to no good. When they protest attempts to protect public health and safety and lie about their intent, trouble’s ahead. This one has us spitting nails. We have reported, for months, about the activities of so-called protesters against Williams’ $3 billion…

OMG! Ommegang Wants Power Now!

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.   Hard as it is to believe, Ommegang, the Otsego County beer folks who trendily opposed fracking, now, after losing power and beer, want power. NIMBY justice. I’ve refused to drink Ommegang beer since 2012 when it became perfectly obvious what a  bunch of trendy hypocrites the gang really…

Renewables Face Reality: The Subsidies Aren’t Enough

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.   Renewables are facing a hard reality; the business models, even with big subsidies, just don’t make economic sense for consumers, government or investors. Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal, often a fan of corporatist cronyism, had an interesting story about a SEC investigation into Elon Musk’s empire. That empire is…

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