Tagged *Natural Gas Now*

The Power Grid Needs Stability, Not Ripping Off the Band-Aid

K.J. Rodgers Crownsville, Maryland   …. ….  Many believe that we can shut down fossil fuel plants today and rely directly on renewables. Our power grid says otherwise.  Some things in life are better suited to be done quickly. The slower the motion, the more pain that is inflicted. Ripping off a Band-Aid is one example…

Penn State Gets Into the Fracking Weeds and Sprays Hyperbole

Tom Shepstone Natural Gas NOW … …  Penn State University has done another study. This one is on the fracking weeds and while the conclusions are reasonable PSU is spraying a lot of hyperbole. Two friends sent me a copy of an article from the Penn State News about a new study the University has…

US Natural Gas Reserves Now at 52-Year High and Growing

K.J. Rodgers Crownsville, Maryland   …. ….  Estimates have been released that show our natural gas reserves are up by tens of trillions over 2014 estimates; enough to last 104 years.  Natural gas is changing the world. It is leading to a world-wide change in mentality as more and more countries are deciding to use it over…

Citizens, Legislators and Workers Rally for Atlantic Sunrise

Tom Shepstone Natural Gas NOW … …  Several hundred citizens, legislators and natural gas industry workers turned out yesterday to support the critical Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project. It was quite a turnout at the Shadowbrook Resort in Tunkhannock, yesterday. Was it the Ma Greenly’s Bar-B-Q? Was it the gigantic flag visible for almost a mile away?…

Are Anti’s Changing Their Minds About Fossil Fuels?

Daniel B. Markind, Esq. Weir and Partners, LLP   Is it possible some of the biggest anti fossil fuels advocates are changing their minds? Mark Zuckerberg appears to be; even meeting with oil and gas workers. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visited Williston, North Dakota last week as part of his quest to visit all 50 states,…

Another Journalism Fail As Reporters Swoon for Political Nuns

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  Two stories in major Pennsylvania newspapers illustrate so much of the problem with journalism today as they ignore two elephants in the room with the nuns. A group of Catholic nuns who prefer to worship Mother Nature rather than Jesus Christ (the Person they pledged to…

Shale Gas News – July 15, 2017

Bill desRosiers External Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas   The Shale Gas News, heard every Saturday at 10 AM on 94.3 FM and 1510 AM, talked about fractivist funding, Utica wells, climate data and much more last week. Every Saturday Rusty Fender and I host a morning radio show to discuss all things natural gas….

Stop the Insanity: Broome County Needs NG Advantage

Victor Furman Upstate New York Landowner Shale Gas Activist …. ….   Vic Furman talks about the price of obstruction when it comes to a NG Advantage project in Broome County and begs that leaders step up and stop the insanity. Whenever natural gas comes up in New York discussions, truth seems to be the…

Decarbonization War Against Natural Gas Futile

Institute for Energy Research …. ….   Decarbonization has no place in America’s energy plan. It relies on technology not developed yet, to reduce carbon dioxide, which natural gas is already doing at record rates.  “With a clean electricity system comes opportunities to reduce fossil fuel usage in these sectors: for example, electric vehicles displace…

Running Scared Has Its Price: DRBC Funding Slashed by PA

Tom Shepstone Natural Gas NOW … …  Pennsylvania has drastically reduced its contribution to the DRBC, an overdue action that properly rewards the agency for nearly a decade of fracking delay. I bring wonderful news. Governor Tom Wolf, on July 11, signed HB 219, the Pennsylvania budget for 2017. It cuts DRBC funding from the Commonwealth,…

Maryland Wind Farm: A Project We Don’t Want to See

K.J. Rodgers Crownsville, Maryland   …. ….  Ocean City, Maryland is going to be home to a large wind farm that will be visible from the beach, but many believe it will decrease tourism.  Maryland is home to a vacation destination that everyone in the Mid-Atlantic seeks to visit over the summer, Ocean City. Complete with…

Fracking Brings Relief for Struggling Farmers

Connie Mellin Natural Gas NOW “PAShaleAdvocate”   Struggling farmers in the Marcellus region are often a thing of the past because of fracking. Natural gas has reinvigorated communities and saved countless farms. Farming has always been a labor of love and profits were not necessarily the outcome. In recent years, as the economy took a…

DRBC Invested in Oil and Gas? Talk About Fracking Hypocrisy!

Tom Shepstone Natural Gas NOW … …  The stark hypocrisy of the DRBC, which supposes it has the authority to prevent fracking in the basin, while its cash is invested in oil and gas is amazing. A review of the most recent audit of the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) reveals the disingenuous nature of the…

The Fake News About Pennsylvania’s Impact Fee

Brittany Ramos Coordinator, External Affairs Cabot Oil & Gas    Every budget season the fake news about Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale Impact Fee starts being spread by advocates of a severance tax who deny we have one. It’s budget season in Pennsylvania which inevitably means two things will happen: There will be some sort of budget…

Who Else Finances the Delaware Riverkeeper and Why?

Tom Shepstone Natural Gas NOW … …  A loss in court this week raises serious questions of who else, beside elitist foundations opposed to oil and gas, finance the Delaware Riverkeeper and why. The Delaware Riverkeeper has lost another one in Federal Court but the real question is why it brought the case at all….

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