Weymouth Kill Bill Demonstrates Just How Bad Government Has Become

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) A bill introduced by Massachusetts Senator-Demagogues Markey and Warren for the purpose of killing the Weymouth Compressor Station provides a pitch-perfect illustration of how utterly dysfunctional our government has become. Talk about using a sledgehammer to kill a fly. The two U.S. Senators from Massachusetts, Elizabeth “Pocahontas” Warren and

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – April 4, 2021

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … 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. Nice Win…for Now This is great news. It’s the latest such win. But, the lawyers hired by the Rockefellers won’t be

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – March 6, 2021

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … 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. Yeah, Natural Gas Is the Good Deed Always Punished Interesting that entire countries believe natural gas use reduces carbon, while radical

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Irrational Fear of Fracking Has Deprived Upstate New Yorkers of A Future

Victor FurmanUpstate New York Landowner, Shale Gas Activist …. ….   [Editor’s Note: Corrupt Andrew Cuomo exploited fear of fracking to advance his own future while stealing that of his Southern Tier constituents.] I remember well the power of fear as a child and it’s influence on my upbringing, Perhaps some of you reading this

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Fossil Fuel Use and Lessons for Today from the Jewish Martyrology!

Attorney Daniel B. MarkindMarcellusShaleUpdate.com … . [Editor’s Note: The following post by our good friend Dan Markind makes some astute political observations about fossil fuel use, energy and the environment from the lessons of Jewish history. I’m pleased to be able to share it with his permission. Dan writes for Forbes and has a great

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Carbon Tax? No, Absolutely Not, Not Without Representation!

Kevin MooneyThe Commonwealth Foundation … . [Editor’s Note: The following post comes, via permission from the author and our good friend, Kevin Mooney, who writes for The Commonwealth Foundation at PaTownHall.] After vetoing a bill that would have prohibited him from compelling state residents to pay hundreds of millions of dollars annually in carbon taxes

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Delaware Riverkeeper Given Right to Intervene in DRBC Lawsuit by RINO Judge

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) [Editor’s Note: The Delaware Riverkeeper ran to a RINO judge to secure the right to intervene in a DRBC lawsuit. He rolled over and granted it.] Apparently, the staff who run the day-to-day business of the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) is incompetent and can’t defend itself. Every time

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An Information Standards and Fact-Checking Advisory Board Nightmare

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … Free speech is under furious assault by a merging of media and government establishing information standards for all of us. I had a nightmare last night. I dreamed I was living in the year 2025 and green political correctness had won the day. Everyone was “woke,” as they

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – February 27, 2021

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … 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 More You Get, the More Costly It Gets! Some more great insights on Texas: On Thursday, Texas Public Policy Foundation

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DRBC Fracking Ban A Showcase for Corruption That Pervades Politics

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … You may imagine I’m putting lipstick on a pig but, mark my words, the DRBC ban is a fatal misstep by this gang of public agency thieves. Yesterday, I pointed out why the DRBC fracking ban was a fatal misstep for the agency. It brought to a culmination

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DRBC Ban A Fatal Misstep That Could Make Landowners Rich!

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … You may imagine I’m putting lipstick on a pig but, mark my words, the DRBC ban is a fatal misstep by this gang of public agency thieves. Well, after a decade of pretending they weren’t stealing the gas rights of Upper Delaware landowners, the Commissioners of the Delaware

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Cuomo Revelations Mean It Is Time to Re-Examine NY Fracking Ban

Victor FurmanUpstate New York Landowner, Shale Gas Activist …. ….   [Editor’s Note: Andrew Cuomo is corrupt and the whole world now knows it. The Cuomo revelations tell us it is time to re-examine his fracking ban.] It’s out now, The narcissistic ways of the king have been revealed, showing that, all along, he was

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Severance Tax Obsessed Tom Wolf Proposes It Yet Again with More Lies

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) [Editor’s Note: If the third time wasn’t the charm, the seventh time is surely dead on arrival for Tom the Trust-Funder Wolf’s severance tax obsession.] As we reported in January, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (Democrat) has, for the seventh year in a row, introduced a Marcellus-killing severance tax proposal

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DRBC….a Pecksniffian Party of Phony Pontificating Plunderers

Bob NolanWayne County, Pennsylvania, Landowner …. Our friend Bob Nolan uses Dickens and Blazing Saddles to illustrate what a bunch of phonies the DRBC amounts to when it comes to us. Ironic how relevant Charles Dickens’ novel “Martin Chuzzlewit” remains in today’s world.“Seth Pecksniff, a character with a holier-than-thou attitude in Charles Dickens’s 1844 novel

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Illinois Landowners Could Offer DRBC A Lesson on Regulatory Takings

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … Illinois landowners have gotten some attention with their Petition to the Supreme Court for Certiorari and the DRBC should be worried. The DRBC has spent a decade frustrating the efforts of landowners in the basin to develop their natural gas resources. It has done so with an illegal

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