Pro-Gas Senator Yudichak Drops Out of Democrat Party!

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … …  Yudichak drops Democrats! He’s always been a pro-development, pro-gas and pro-labor state senator. He’s leaving because the party is none of those today. As I noted here, State Senator John Yudichak has always been a stand-up guy. He’s been a relentless advocate for labor, supports natural gas development

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Court Finds Tony “the Tiger” Ingraffea Clawless and Toothless

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … …  Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court has found Tony “the Tiger” Ingraffea wasn’t a credible witness in a case ginned up by the Heinz Endowments. He’s clawless! Two and one-half years ago we ran a guest post from our buddy Jim Willis about how Heinz Endowments shills such as the Clean

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Cuomo Needs to Stop Pandering to Environmentalists

Craig stevensPartner, DCI Group …. ….  Andrew Cuomo is obsessed with pandering to environmentalists at the expense of other New Yorkers who need natural gas infrastructure and need it now. Consider: You build a brand-new home or space for your business. It’s nearing completion but your application for natural gas service is denied. How is

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Stupid Pipeline Trick from New Jersey Now Being Advanced Nationally

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  A completely deceptive and stupid pipeline trick practiced by New Jersey won favor with the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals is now being advanced by others. Despite a very well argued appeal to the full Third Circuit Court of Appeals after a throughly bad decision from a three

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Middle East Turmoil Continues and We Barely Notice: Thank Fracking

Daniel B. Markind, Esq.Flaster Greenberg PC Middle East turmoil never seems to end, but one part of it has concluded thanks to fracking: the impacts on Americans who are now independent of it. Last week, the governments of both Lebanon and Iraq resigned. Seemingly organically, large protests erupted in both countries cutting across the ethnic divide.

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Sound Bite Green Policies Don’t Reduce Emissions; Natural Gas Does

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  Natural gas has reduced emissions in a big way, but sound bite energy policies focused solely on renewables haven’t says PA Democrat Senator John Yudichak. Democrat State Senator John Yudichak represents Carbon and Luzerne Counties in Pennsylvania. He is a staunch friend of the trades and a fan

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Green Goblins of Political Correctness Set Up New England for Icy Fall

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  What’s happening in Rhode Island should be a warning to all of New England; you are headed for an icy fall with respect the energy you need to keep warm. Rhode Island is a state where the green goblins of political correctness hold full sway and determine policy.

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The Scary, Ludicrous and Simply Wrong Predictions of Neo-Malthusians

Robert Bradley, Jr.Founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy ResearchPrincipal, MasterResource: A Free-Market Energy Blog.. . .. Neo-Malthusians have wrecked havoc with environmental and energy policies. The failure of their outrageous predictions to come true has only emboldened them. Are free-market optimists the dumb ones who jump off tall buildings and report that everything

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – October 26, 2019

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. Natural Gas and Solar Power: Together at Last Our friend Dan Markind has a great piece in Forbes on the blending of

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Colorado Health Agency Uses Pseudo-Science Modeling to Trash Fracking

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  A Colorado health agency, under the thumb of a fractivist governor, is using air quality modeling, with no connection to reality, to trash oil and gas. What do you call a “study” that includes this? Two aspects of the modeling need to be understood, and they are 1.

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Keep It in the Ground? Well, Then, This Is What to Expect.

Keep It Grounded In Fact(American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers)      Keep it in the ground say fractivists and other environmental extremists, but we’ve just gotten a glimpse of that future and it’s anything but pretty. If you’ve ever wondered what life would be like if Extinction Rebellion and the other “Keep It in the

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – October 19, 2019

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Natural Gas NOW readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about natural gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. The Guardian Plays Word Games There is no deceit so great as self-deceit. The Guardian, which I wrote

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Mariner East Protest Was A Phony Baloney Stupid Political Trick

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  A Mariner East protest held the other day was a phony baloney stupid leftist political trick that only got traction within the fractivist echo chamber. Pick an issue, take an empty Capitol Building, organize a couple dozen of the usual suspect serial protestors, give them preprinted signs, coordinate

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PG&E California Blackouts – Do They Portend Our Energy Future?

Daniel B. Markind, Esq.Flaster Greenberg PC PG&E California blackouts, intentional, tell us so much about what is wrong with that state’s energy policies and those planned for us by anti-gas folks. Pacific Gas and Electric provided its customers in northern California with a glimpse of the future last week. Due to extremely dry conditions coupled with the

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That Fracking Childhood Cancer Scare: What We Aren’t Being Told

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  When the Guardian published a screed advancing a childhood cancer scare we weren’t told the full story about the Department of Health’s findings. Yesterday, I wrote about the Guardian‘s scandalous attempt to label Washington County as a “cancer alley.” I say scandalous because it was all husk and no

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