Tagged Safety

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…

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…

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…

New York’s Energy Double Standards: When Home Rule Is Out

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.     New York’s energy double standards are on full display right now with a wind project off Lake Ontario. It’s home rule again but the rules have changed. Back in December I wrote a post here about Andrew Corruptocrat Cuomo’s ridiculous plan to impose a poorly conceived renewable…

If Government Energy Were All We Had, We’d Be in Blackout Now

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.     If government energy policies over the last four decades were all we had depended upon to heat and light our world we’d be living in blackout conditions now. Im not much of a fan of The Hill, whether we’re talking about Congress or the newspaper and blog, the latter…

Heinz Endowments Attack on Shale Rebuffed by Court

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.     The Heinz Endowments has led the attack of the gentry class on economic opportunity in Pennsylvania but was rebuffed by a recent Commonwealth Court decision. Good news! The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court slapped down the Heinz Endowments in a decision released yesterday. No, the Heinz Endowments isn’t mentioned…

Pipelines Are Simply the Safest Way to Move Energy

Robert Bradley, Jr. Founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy Research. … …   Robert Bradley contrasts the safety of pipelines – the safest way to move energy – with the myths perpetuated by anti-growth opponents of energy development. Our associates from the Institute for Energy Research, who shared this guest post, recently published in Forbes, with us….

If You’ve Lost Labour, You Can Hang It Up As A Fractivist

Tom Shepstone Natural Gas NOW … …  If what’s happening in the UK is any indication, with a Labour candidate asking for reason when it comes to fracking, you can now hang it up as a fractivist. Something remarkable just happened in the UK that portends the approaching end of fractivism both there and here….

Top 5 (of Many) Reasons It’s #TimeToBuild Energy Infrastructure

As national Infrastructure Week kicks off, we’re reminded of the importance of expanding Pennsylvania’s energy infrastructure, which connect consumers, manufacturers, small businesses as well as power producers with our region’s abundant and clean-burning natural gas resources. Creating good-paying local jobs in the energy infrastructure space is something Pennsylvania voters overwhelming support, too. In fact, 85%…

The 11th Hour Connection: The Dark Side of Fractivism

Tom Shepstone Natural Gas NOW … …  An Energy In Depth expose reveals the 11th Hour connection; how special interests on the dark side manipulate things behind the scene to get their way. My friend Steve Everley over at Energy In Depth has written another of his classic expose pieces where he dissects and explains how…

Ohio EPA Slaps Rover Pipe with $431K Fine for Spills, Other Issues

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) is frustrated with Energy Transfer and its management of constructing the ~$4 billion Rover Pipeline through the state. As MDN reported in April, Rover spilled some 2 million gallons of non-toxic drilling mud (i.e. bentonite) in three separate incidents (see Rover Pipeline Accident Spills ~2M Gal. Drilling Mud in…

Rex Energy Offers 1-for-10 Stock Split, Updated 2-Yr Plan

Two announcements from Rex Energy, one from Thursday and one from Friday, show the company is working hard to reassure investors that the company once again has momentum and that it’s safe to buy the company’s stock. On Thursday, Rex–a driller focused mainly on the Marcellus/Utica (headquartered in State College, PA)–released an updated two-year operational…

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