American Oil and Gas Dominate the Global Energy Picture!

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  American oil and gas completely dominated the global energy market in 2018. We’re the king of the hill in oil and in gas with tremendous growth in 2018. Another great article from the  Energy Information Administration (EIA) provides ever more proof green energy scammers have been lying to us.

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Powerful Reality: More Solar Power Means More Air Pollution

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  It is undeniable; adding more solar power to the grid means decreases the environmental performance of baseload energy systems and grow air pollution. A North State Journal article about power generation in North Carolina reveals the problem introduced by too much solar power being added to the grid. Solar

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Howarth Methane Study Ignored Empirical Data Falsifying the Conclusion

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  A Bob Howarth methane study has gotten some traction here and there amongst the uneducated empathetic press but key data falsifying it has been ignored. We have some really knowledgeable readers here at NaturalGasNOW and one of them, who apparently read our Bob Howarth post the other day, sent

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Bob Howarth Seeks Relevance with Still More Pseudo-Science

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  Bob Howarth, long forgotten by most, returns with yet another pseudo-science study attacking natural gas development based on totally bizarre methane claims. I participated in a debate with Bob Howarth at Cornell several years ago. His star was already starting to fade then and he later mostly dropped from

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New Natural Gas Record for Power Generation Set

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  A new natural gas record was recently set for use of this energy source in producing electric power that sustains our way of living in this nation, says EIA. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) put out a fascinating article last week that should make the hair go up on

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Northern Access Pipeline Project Gets Another “Nyet” from Cuomo’s DEC

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) Northern Access Pipeline developer NFG has received another denial of water quality certification from Andrew Cuomo’s DEC but the project will get built. Once again, the New York Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC), a corrupt political tool in the hands of an autocratic governor, Andrew Cuomo, has issued a

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Dimock Pigs to Rigs Lawyers Lose Control of Dimock Client?

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … The Dimock pigs to rigs lawsuit continues to move backward for the attorneys who brought it. Ray Kemble, their supposed client, claims ignorance. Whoa! “Curiouser and curiouser.” Ray Kemble, rough-cut hero, it often seems, of the fractivist movement everywhere but Susquehanna County, is now “basically placing all the

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Offshore Wind Is No Easy Sell and Carries A High Environmental Price

 ... … … Offshore wind projects along the East Coast are being regularly challenged successfully on environmental impact grounds, especially by fishermen. In Massachusetts and New York, fisherman seem to be winning small victories against offshore wind farms. The Edgartown Conservation Commission in Massachusetts denied an underwater cable route off the town’s coastline, citing the potential

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Society of Environmental Journalists Is About Anything But Journalism

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … The Society of Environmental Journalists isn’t about journalism. It’s about spreading the Green Gospel and achieving earthly salvation for the gentry class. What is an environmental journalist? A journalist who writes about the environment? Or, an environmentalist peddling an environmental viewpoint? According to the Society of Environmental Journalists,

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Furnaces Now Out; New York Has A Fever and Loses Its Mind

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) New York’s plan to eliminate furnaces is a case of going over the edge and plunging into the depths of ideological insanity. Does New York have a fever? This is no joke. It’s not an “Onion” piece where we’re trying to fool you. In June, the New York State

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More Power Outages Coming to New York, Thanks to Cuomo

 ... … … If you live in New York State you can expect more power outages thanks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s pandering attempts to curry favor with green energy scammers. New York’s Con Ed has had two major power outages within a two-week period—and the power outages probably will continue given the state’s new policies

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Childhood Cancer Smear, Funded by Heinz, Wiped Away with Facts

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) Childhood cancer shouldn’t be a political plaything but the Heinz Enmdowments is funding a smear campaign against shale, playing the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette newspaper has engaged in a months-long smear campaign to imply the shale industry in southwestern PA is guilty of causing a “cluster” of rare childhood

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Leisure Class Environmentalists Are Too Often Just Selfish NIMBYs

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Leisure class environmentalists are the bane of true environmentalism or, as I prefer to call it, conservation. It is nothing but selfish NIMBYism. I first became aware of leisure class environmentalists many years ago, not long after I won an “Environmentalist of the Year” award from a local

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Toby Rice, the New Head of EQT, Wanted to Drill Here First

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Toby Rice, the young, hard-charging guy who just won a war to take over EQT, the nation’s largest natural gas producer, wanted to drill in the DRBC region. Toby Rice is set to become the new CEO of the largest natural gas producer in the United States. He’s

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Representative Ullman Gets Strong Response from UDRBC

Ron StametsVice-President, Upper Delaware River Basin Citizens (UDRBC)“More Than A River” … … Representative Ullman, who lives way downriver, speculates fracking is a threat to the Delaware and is determined to make landowners pay for her speculation. On May 29, 2019, Representative Wendy Ullman wrote an opinion piece that pretty much parroted the misleading talking

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