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Shale Gas News – August 19, 2017

Bill desRosiers External Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas   The Shale Gas News, heard every Saturday at 10 AM on 94.3 FM, 1510 AM and Sundays on YesFM, talked about pipelines, Utica wells, Cabot Oil & Gas and much more last week. Great news, the Shale Gas News is growing to THREE stations! We will…

Why Are Fractivists Ignoring Solar Panel Wastes?

Institute for Energy Research …. ….   As government massively subsidizes solar energy, no one, especially not fractivists, is paying any attention to solar panel waste issues, which are serious. Solar panel waste will become a major issue in the coming decades as old solar panels reach the ends of their useful lifespans and require…

The Many Types of Skilled Trades Jobs Needed to Build Pipelines

The Oil and Gas Industry Labor-Management Committee, led by the American Petroleum Institute (API) and North America’s Building Trades Unions, released a study this week on union pipeline employment across the county. The study outlines the many (many!) different types of jobs involved in building pipelines. You may think it’s just welders and their assistants….

New Study Shows Business is Booming for Skilled Trades, Thanks to Pipelines

The Oil and Gas Industry Labor-Management Committee, led by the American Petroleum Institute (API) and North America’s Building Trades Unions, released a report this week showing the tremendous amount of work the pipeline industry provided to skilled trades unions from 2006 to 2015. Now that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) officially has a quorum…

Coming Solar Eclipse Further Proves that Renewables Need Natural Gas

Anti-fossil fuel activists like 350.org’s Bill McKibben often pretend the United States can run on 100 percent renewable energy without the use of any traditional fuel sources. McKibben recently wrote in Rolling Stone that “the sundown problem is being solved fast, as batteries are able to store the energy from the morning sun and the…

Dimock Fractivists Do Weapons Grade Deflection and Obfuscation

Tom Shepstone Natural Gas NOW … …  Unbelievable as it may be, fractivists are trying to pull their Dimock tale out of the dustbin of history by defending a “weapons Grade” uranium charge. It’s time to do one of those “you can’t make this stuff up” stories. This one, predictably has to do with Dimock,…

Pennsylvania One of Top Oil and Gas States (Again)

Tom Shepstone Natural Gas NOW … …  The petroleum industry began in Oil City, Pennsylvania and, today, it is, once again, one of the top oil and gas states, thanks to the shale revolution. The National Transit Building in downtown Oil City, Pennsylvania, is where it all really began. John D. Rockefeller had a small…

New Study on Fracking and Schools Comes to a Surprising Conclusion

In recent years, we’ve seen no shortage of scary headlines about how shale development is harmful to schools. Anti-drilling groups say development occurs too close, or that air emissions could harm students’ health (curiously, those claims are rarely supported by any data, and the data that do exist actually suggest the opposite). That’s why we…

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Thu, Aug 10, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: Report says Northern Access Pipe won’t hurt wildlife; IOGA WV names new president; Bechtel completes Driftwood LNG study; is Shell’s “lower oil price forever” sentiment unrealistic; new WOTUS rule will provide clarity says EPA; Dear Millennials –…

EIA: U.S. Moves Closer to Becoming Net Exporter of Natural Gas

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released an analysis this week that the United States exported more natural gas than it imported in three of the first five months of 2017. These data show that with the continued increase in domestic natural gas production – thanks to hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling – the United…

Another Dimock ATSDR Study? You’ve Got to be Kidding!

Tom Shepstone Natural Gas NOW … …  It’s back! There is another Dimock ATSDR study underway, proving how easy it is for fractivists to manipulate government into the ridiculous and the corrupt. How many times will they get away with it? There’s now yet another Dimock ATSDR study of water wells taking place at the…

Bill McKibben Has No Idea What He’s Talking About With Fracking

With a 41-word quote and a 68-character tweet Thursday, climate activist Bill McKibben further confirmed what EID has long suspected — he knows nothing about fracking. Early Thursday morning, McKibben weighed in on seismic activity in Oklahoma by tweeting, And about an hour before that tweet, McKibben was quoted in a Washington Post story on a…

Energy Tax Increases Threaten Pa.’s Economic Opportunity

Natural gas development in Pennsylvania supports more than 320,000 jobs and contributes more than $45 billion to the Commonwealth’s economy, a new PricewaterhouseCoopers study confirms. The report, conducted on behalf of the American Petroleum Institute, also found that energy development supports good-paying jobs, with nearly $23 billion in wages provided to hard-working Pennsylvanians. This latest…

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