PennEast Gets More Encouragement from Supreme Court

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … The PennEast pipeline just got some clearly encouraging and very interesting news from the U.S. Supreme Court about its case with the state of New Jersey. The PennEast Pipeline folks received some most definitely encouraging news regarding New Jersey’s attempt to obstruct the project by claiming its rights

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Canadian Energy Weekly Round-Up: June 29, 2020

Here are the top news stories covering Canada’s energy landscape: Alberta Energy Minister Calls Norway’s New Oil Tax Cuts “Hypocritical” In an attempt to provide some relief to its oil and natural gas industry, Norway’s government cut taxes on the industry by 40 percent to help stimulate the sector and attract oil companies to the

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Four Things to Know About Washington D.C.’s New Climate Lawsuit

Washington, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine sued ExxonMobil, BP, Chevron, and Shell today for allegedly misleading District consumers about the role the companies’ products play in causing climate change. In a move that suggests close coordination, the legal action comes just one day after Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison filed a very similar lawsuit. This

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Three Things to Know About Minnesota’s New Climate Lawsuit

On Wednesday, Minnesota became the latest state to file a climate lawsuit against the energy industry. This marks the first lawsuit of this kind to be filed after the failure of the New York Attorney General’s case against ExxonMobil last fall.  At a press conference, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced that his office was filing a civil consumer protection lawsuit against ExxonMobil, the American Petroleum Institute (API), and Koch Industries, as well as

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Economic Reopening: Manufacturing Opportunities for Pennsylvania

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Cabot Oil & Gas, in cooperation with Penn’s Northeast and the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce hosted a Think About Energy Briefing on economic reopening. The following is reposted from the Think About Energy site. The webinar featured U.S. Congressman Dan Meuser (PA-09), Penn’s Northeast President and CEO John

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Poll: Young Voters See Natural Gas as Critical to U.S. Economy

More than two-thirds of Millennial and Gen Z voters agree natural gas is a critical part of the U.S. economy, according to a new poll by the American Gas Association and Morning Consult. Young voters also overwhelmingly agree natural gas is an affordable, reliable, and accessible source of energy. According to AGA: “In this time

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Phil Murphy, the Pander Bear, Plays Racial Politics with Energy

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) Phil Murphy, another New Jersey governor from Wall Street has decided to play racial politics with bill that will halt revitalization of poor communities. Not even Andrew Cuomo, as grossly corrupt as he is, has thought up something this vile and evil–using the currently toxic environment of race relations

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Canadian Energy Weekly Round-Up: June 22, 2020

Here are the top news stories covering Canada’s energy landscape: New Report Steers Policy Makers Away From Oil and Gas Developments A new report from the Stockholm Environment Institute is receiving criticism for inflating risks associated with new oil and natural gas development projects in Canada. A new blog from the Canadian Energy Network states

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CU Boulder Audit Reveals Activist Researcher’s Misconduct. Will Elected Officials Keep Defending Him?

Air quality researcher Detlev Helmig could face civil and criminal prosecution for mixing funding slated for university research with his personal business pursuits, according to an audit recently released by his former employer, the University of Colorado Boulder. As the Boulder Daily Camera reports: “An audit of former University of Colorado Boulder researcher Detlev Helmig

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Pipeline Case Reveals the Non-Caring Elitist Agenda of Greens

Paul DriessenCommittee For A Constructive Tomorrow …. ….  The recent Supreme Court decision in the case of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline reveals the true very non-green political agenda of those who say they’re green. The US Supreme Court recently ruled 7-2 to reverse a lower court ruling that had invalidated a permit for the Atlantic

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Shale Gas News – June 20, 2020

Bill desRosiersExternal Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas … … The Shale Gas News, heard every Saturday at 10 AM on 94.3 FM, 1510 AM, 1600 AM, 104.1 FM and Sundays on YesFM, talked about Governor Tom Wolf, Atlantic Coast Pipeline, Range Resources and much more last week. The Shale Gas News has grown again to the

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South Australia Solar Fiasco Suggests What’s Ahead for New York

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … If you’re looking to see into New York State’s energy future, look no further than South Australia where green political correctness has turned dark. South Australia has a huge energy problem. It has heavily subsidized solar energy, just like New York State. It is now producing so much

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Texas Court Criticizes Climate “Lawfare” Against Energy Producers

On Thursday, an intermediate appellate court in Texas reluctantly denied a petition filed by ExxonMobil that sought pre-suit discovery of attorney Matt Pawa and the California municipalities bringing public nuisance lawsuits against the company for the alleged damages caused by climate change. Although the Second Court of Appeals in Fort Worth ultimately dismissed the petition,

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Latest Orphan Well Report Overestimates Number of Wells and Cost of Plugging

Orphaned wells have been making headlines recently as a potential source of methane emissions. The oil and natural gas industry and regulatory agencies have collaborated on identifying the number of these wells and finding solutions to the unique challenges they present, particularly since most of them were drilled in the 1800s and early 1900s. Most

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