Tagged West Virginia

Soaring Shale Development is Driving Record U.S. Oil and LNG Exports

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its latest drilling productivity data this week, reporting that shale oil production is set to increase in November for the 11th straight month. In total, crude oil production from shale development is estimated to reach a record 6.12 million barrels per day (b/d), while shale natural gas production…

The Rolling Blackouts of NIMBY Minds on Pipelines

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  Threats of rolling blackouts are meaningless to fractivists and NIMBYs who imagine electricity appears magically without need of natural gas or pipelines. It has seemed to us, anecdotally at least, that most of the media in Virginia has tilted left and anti-pipeline when covering stories about…

FERC: Full Speed Ahead to Greenlight Pipeline Projects

  Robert Bradley, Jr. Founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy Research. …. ….   FERC, with its new appointees, is now addressing its backlog and swiftly moving forward to greenlight much needed pipeline projects. We aren’t counting our chickens yet, but the approvals would certainly be a net positive for midstream industry growth,…

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…

MSC in Times-Tribune: Higher Energy Taxes Stifle Growth

By David Spigelmyer As the state’s budget debate drags on, we’ve seen encouraging signs of principled leadership from some in Harrisburg who are committed to creating an environment that encourages job and economic growth opportunities. Unfortunately, some remain singularly focused on jamming through job-crushing energy taxes. Pennsylvania is in the very early stages of potentially…

Laura Legere Does Yet Another Phony Story on Fracking

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.   Laura Legere, long-time lackey for the fractivist cause, has produced another hit piece on the natural industry that leaves out the most important facts. Laura Legere is no journalist. She’s a hard-core advocate playacting as one and always has been. A weekend story in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Philadelphia…

NETL technology may improve well production

The National Energy Technology Laboratory in Morgantown, West Virginia, is working on technology that may improve well production and reduce pollution. The post NETL technology may improve well production appeared first on Shale Gas Reporter. Continue Reading: Shale Gas Reporter

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