Snitz Creek Sniping by StateImpactPA Is A Case of Shilling for Snobs

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) Snitz Creek is falsely reported by StateImpactPA as the site of pollution problems related to Mariner East but it’s all a matter of shilling. We don’t know if StateImpactPA “reporters” are just sloppy in their reporting, or if they intentionally lie. Either way, it doesn’t look good for StateImpactPA. PBS reporter

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Biden Just Can’t Get His Story Straight on Fracking

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  An incoherent Joe Biden tried hard to have it both ways on fracking at a Pennsylvania town hall. And, that wasn’t even the worst of it. Joe Biden was against fracking. Then, he was for it. Now, he says he’s for and against it. That much became obvious

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Pipelines Delayed Yield Some of Highest Energy Prices in the Nation

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  Delays, obstruction and cancellations of pipelines in the Northeast for the sake of green virtue signaling are creating high energy prices. That Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) report illustrating the cost of the pipeline infrastructure war, which we covered a few days ago includes a wonderful section on New

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RGGI Carbon Tax on Pennsylvanians Advanced by Wolf Sycophants

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) Tom Wolf’s cabinet members and other green signaling sycophants insist on imposing a RGGI carbon tax on all of us and just voted it forward. The Pennsylvania Environmental Quality Board (EQB), a powerful committee operating under the larger umbrella of the PA Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP), held a

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Republicans Are Abandoning Upstate New York It Seems

Victor FurmanUpstate New York Landowner, Shale Gas Activist   . … Republicans have essentially abandoned Upstate New York, says Vic Furman, who wants to speak up and stand up to fight for a change. I offer the following open letter to every Upstate New York Republican legislator from a fellow Republican who is disgusted, saddened

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Renewable Energy Model Isn’t Working, But Biden Wants to Double Down

 ... … … [Editor Comment: California demonstrates the foolishness of the all renewable energy model and New York is going down the same road and Biden wants more.] California set its first renewable portfolio standard in 2002 and currently requires 60 percent of its generation to come from renewable energy by 2030 with the next 40 percent

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While U.S. Pipelines Face Siege from Extremists, China Moves Ahead

 ... … … [Editor Comment: Pipelines here at home in the U.S. are ever harder to get done as extremist opponents tie them up in courts, but China is moving ahead ever faster.] While pipelines in the United States face increasingly hostile legal challenges, China is seeing the importance of a national oil and natural

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Plastics Makers Indicate Delaware Valley Opportunity, Despite Naysayers

Garland L. Thompson, Esq.Journalist and Author, Philadelphia Garland Thompson carefully explains the opportunities created by natural gas, plastics makers and the Mariner East despite usual suspect opposition. A Delaware Business Now story on Glasgow-based Polymer Technologies raises interesting implications. If i were to hazard a guess, I’d say Polymer Technologies gets its propylene, polypropylene and

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Setbacks Are But A Fractivist Weapon When It Comes Oil and Gas

 ... … … [Editor Comment: Fractivists in Colorado and other states are using setbacks as a weapon to try to destroy the oil and gas industry and there is nothing fair about them.] The ballot proposal to undercut Colorado’s status as a major oil and natural gas producer is back. Well, sort of. Two years

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Methane Leaks A Phony Issue When It Comes to These Pipelines

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) The DOE National Energy Technology Laboratory just did a study of some Appalachian shale gathering pipelines and found no significant methane leaks. It’s such a breath of fresh air (and so rare) when we spot actual, in-the-field, real science being done. So many times the “studies” we see published

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – July 4, 2020

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. Usual Suspects Oppose Economic Development in Northern Tier The pattern is always the same: The alliance Protect Northern PA has launched

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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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New York State Public Service Commission Stuck Between Closing Walls

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) Andrew Cuomo has put the New York State Public Service Commission into one of those movie scenes where walls are closing in and there is no way to escape. Fossil fuel haters in New York successfully pressured New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to reject the Williams Northeast Supply Enhancement

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – June 13, 2020

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. Can The United States Senate Stop Germany’s GasPipeline From Russia In A Post-Coronavirus World? Dan Markind compares the self-imposed German energy

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The Gentry Class Mentality Behind So Much of What’s Wrong

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … Kim Elliman, the gentry class Rockefeller boy who heads up the Open Space Institute and got paid $531,829 for it 2018, just said your land belong to us all. I just received a letter I believe to be the most perfect illustration of the gentry class mentality that

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