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Clean Air Council (Haas & Heinz Families) Harass Mariner East 2

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  The Mariner East 2 Pipeline is the target of a harassment lawsuit intended to simply delay completion. It is being financed by the Haas and Heinz families. Back in May, six anti-pipeline residents living near where the Mariner East 2 pipeline will pass asked the Middletown…

Five Ways Energy Infrastructure Strengthens Pennsylvania

Energy infrastructure is the safest, most reliable form of connecting consumers, manufacturers, and power generators across our region to affordable, abundant natural gas. Some, however, such as Sen. Andy Dinniman, continue to make false claims that are wildly out-of-touch with hard-working, blue collar Pennsylvanians. Investments in pipelines are putting tens of thousands of laborers and…

Big Green Pipeline Demagogues Act Up Against Mariner East 2

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  Food & Water Watch and other Big Green groups, who are more red than green, acted up in Harrisburg this week in opposition to the Mariner East 2 Pipeline. A group of anti-fossil/anti-pipeline radicals held a rally Wednesday to spread lies and innuendo about the safety of…

Forum Highlights Importance of Fracking to Colorado Manufacturing

All signs are pointing to the makings of a U.S. manufacturing renaissance, and the U.S. shale boom is a clear contributor. According to recent reports, U.S. manufacturing is expanding at its fastest pace in 13 years. Coincidentally, both the U.S. manufacturing and oil and natural gas industry seem to be on the same upward trajectory…

PennFuture Wins A Contest: Commonwealth’s Biggest Liar

Tom Shepstone Natural Gas NOW        PennFuture is one of Pennsylvania’s phoniest outfits, but they’ve outdone themselves and won a contest for the Commonwealth’s biggest liar with recent mail. I just received an email being circulated by PennFuture in an attempt to stop the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from approving House Resolution 515, which…

MSC Statement on Senator Dinniman’s Efforts to Halt Pipeline Construction

PITTSBURGH – “Senator Dinniman continues to be wildly out-of-touch with blue collar, working-class Pennsylvanians. This latest stunt aimed at making energy more expensive and good-paying local jobs tougher to come by is sadly more of the same from Senator Dinniman, who has supported a ban on safe, strongly-regulated natural gas development, which would kill 466,000…

The Clean Power Plan Is Another Big Rock Candy Mountain

K.J. Rodgers Crownsville, Maryland   …. ….  The Clean Power Plan doesn’t accomplish much of anything for climate and emissions, but it does expose environmentalist groups’ very foolish utopian mindset.   There is an old adage that says “keep your friends close and your enemies closer.” It’s sound advice in many ways. You need to know what…

Fracking the Delaware River Basin: It’s About Time!

John J. Interval Professional Petroleum Geologist.   John J. Interval explains how fracking the Delaware River Basin would provide long term economic benefits, growth and jobs. There is no overstating the importance of allowing fracking for natural gas in the Delaware River Basin. It could produce as much as $435 million worth of natural gas annually,…

In Oklahoma, Earthquakes Drop as Rig Counts Increase

The number of monthly Oklahoma earthquakes has fallen 86 percent since a June 2015 peak, according to a recent Energy in Depth review of Oklahoma Geological Survey data and media reports. The latest data also show that potentially “felt” earthquakes, those registering magnitude 2.8 or greater on the Richter scale, declined 76 percent in September…

Celebrating America’s Natural Gas Advantage on National Manufacturing Day

The celebration of Manufacturing Day this week serves as an important reminder for communities across America of how manufacturing creates jobs, improves lives and provides opportunities for economic growth. Nowhere are those realities more clear than in the Appalachian region, where abundant and affordable shale gas production is driving a manufacturing renaissance. Examples of new…

Lancaster General Hospital Does Hypocrisy on Natural Gas

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  Lancaster General Hospital has, in perhaps the most glaring example of fracking hypocrisy ever, chosen to promote fractivist politics by one of its staff. Perhaps it’s time for those who support using clean-burning natural gas to find a new hospital, if they live in the Lancaster, Pennsylvania…

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