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Delaware Riverkeeper Earning Title As the Biggest Loser

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  There are few organizations more litigious or nasty than the Delaware Riverkeeper. It’s earning a reputation as the “biggest loser” with the Federal Courts. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit slapped down THE Delaware Riverkeeper in yet another crushing defeat for…

$900M CPV Power Plant in Cambria, PA Gets Ready to Break Ground

It’s taken a few years, but we are now only a few months away from groundbreaking to build a new Marcellus gas-fired power plant in Cambria County, PA. Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) will build the $900 million CPV Fairview Energy Center off Route 271 near Vinco, in rural Jackson Township (see 2 Natgas-Fired Electric Power…

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…

Gentry Class Elites Tell Rural America to Drop Dead

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.     Gentry class elites who finance fractivism are dismissive of rural areas and their economic needs, preferring they simply empty out and become wildernesses. A very perceptive article in Forbes the other day by James Taylor, President of the Spark of Freedom Foundation really hit home with me. Entitled…

No More “Acting” for Pat McDonnell – Confirmed PA DEP Secretary

No more “acting” for Pennsylvania’s Secretary of the Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP). In May 2016, DEP Secretary John Quigley was fired for using a PRIVATE email account to collude with his Big Green friends to try and bully PA’s legislators into supporting his onerous proposed regulations (see Smoking Gun: Copy of the Email that…

A Natural Gas Victory in Upstate New York for NG Advantage

Victor Furman Upstate New York Landowner Shale Gas Activist …. ….   Vic Furman reports on the smackdown of fractivists in Broome County last night as town officials approved a NG Advantage project despite their opposition. I first got wind of a public hearing to be held in Port Crane NY on a natural gas…

California is Being Sabotaged by Special Interest Groups

K.J. Rodgers Crownsville, Maryland   …. ….  California has a lot to offer, but it is often subject to closed-door arrangements through “sue and settle” tactics that leave the public in the dark. California is a beautiful place to visit. 7 years ago, my wife and I spent our honeymoon traveling San Francisco, Napa Valley, and…

Stick to Music, Rolling Stone

A deeply biased Rolling Stone propaganda piece, which posted online this week, seeks to scare, instill fear and flatly misinform readers about an Indiana County community where anti-energy activists are waging an unconstitutional battle against a local company’s state- and federally approved proposed operations. The so-called “story” is long on inflammatory and provably false claims…

Cuomo’s New Energy Program: Fracked Natural Gas!

Victor Furman Upstate New York Landowner Shale Gas Activist …. ….   Governor Cuomo has announced yet another clean energy program, but this one uses fracked natural gas Cuomo won’t let us develop in or even pipe into NY. Suddenly, and once again, Governor Cuomo has announced another clean energy program but this one, ironically, uses “FRACKED” natural…

Update on Orange County, NY Marcellus-Fired Power Plant

MDN previously reported on a $900 million Marcellus gas-fired electric generating plant coming to Orange County, NY (see Orange County, NY Marcellus-Fired Electric Plant OK’d by Judge). The CPV (Competitive Power Ventures) Valley Energy Center project was vigorously opposed by local anti-drilling ninny nannies, including Hollywood star James Cromwell. No matter. The plant is now…

Shell Lines Up 3K+ Parking Spaces for Cracker Construction Workers

Believe it or not, Shell previously hired a third-party consultant to perform a traffic study in the area where Shell plans to build a $6 billion ethane cracker in Beaver County, PA. Based on the findings and recommendations of that study, Shell has begun to secure parking spots for construction workers that will descend on…

Pennsylvanians Benefit from Record Natural Gas Production

Pennsylvania held its spot as the nation’s second largest natural gas producing state, with a record 5.1 Tcf of clean-burning natural gas produced in the Commonwealth last year, according to the state Department of Environmental Protection’s 2016 Annual Oil & Gas Report. The agency’s report issued this week also shows that as production continues to…

Cherif Souki’s Tellurian LNG IPO Flames Out, Withdrawn Day Later

As we pointed out last December, evil corporate raider Carl Icahn (invests in companies so he can fire a bunch of people, boost the stock and pocket the profit) had fired Cheniere Energy CEO Charif Souki (see Evil Corporate Raider Carl Icahn Claims Another CEO Scalp). Souki didn’t let it slow him down. He started…

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