Hydraulic Fracturing Equals Energy Security: A Ban Would Be Insane

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … The Department of Energy just issued a comprehensive report about the dangers of banning hydraulic fracturing in this country. The Executive Summary follows: Abundant American oil and natural gas reserves are a strategic asset in driving sustained, long-term economic growth, achieving environmental goals, and enhancing the national security

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Natural Gas About to Get Even Cleaner; What Will Fractivists Do?

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) [Editor’s Note: New research developments are coming that will make natural gas burn even cleaner than now, destroying fractivist arguments against it.] Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago have developed a cutting edge catalyst made up of 10 different elements–each of which on its own has the ability

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Congressman Fred Keller Explains New Paycheck Protection Program

Bill desRosiersExternal Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas … … Congressman Fred Keller recently spoke with the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce about the new version of the Paycheck Protection Program. In October, U.S. Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12th District) visited Linde Corporation in Pittston with U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) administrator Jovita Carranza to gauge the effectiveness of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans that had been distributed

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Shale Gas News – January 16, 2021

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 U.S. oil exports, natural gas reserves, PA UGI deal and much more last week. The Shale Gas News has grown again to

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Philadelphia Has A Great Future, If We But Welcome It – Part III

Garland L. Thompson, Esq.Journalist and Author, Philadelphia [Editor’s Note: Garland Thompson and his associate John Linder lay out an extremely compelling case for the Philadelphia economy if only it will have it.] On the eve of a new presidential administration, my colleagues and I on the downstream end of the business decided to send out

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Philadelphia Has A Great Future, If We But Welcome It – Part II

Garland L. Thompson, Esq.Journalist and Author, Philadelphia [Editor’s Note: Garland Thompson and his associate John Linder lay out an extremely compelling case for the Philadelphia economy if only it will have it.] On the eve of a new presidential administration, my colleagues and I on the downstream end of the business decided to send out

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Philadelphia Has A Great Future, If We But Welcome It – Part I

Garland L. Thompson, Esq.Journalist and Author, Philadelphia [Editor’s Note: Garland Thompson and his associate John Linder lay out an extremely compelling case for the Philadelphia economy if only it will have it.] On the eve of a new presidential administration, my colleagues and I on the downstream end of the business decided to send out

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Federal Leasing Ban Would Be Completely Counterproductive

George StarkDirector, External AffairsCabot Oil & Gas … .. [Editor’s Note: The proposed Federal leasing ban would be completely counterproductive both environmentally and economically.] In September 2020, the American Petroleum Institute (API) introduce a report addressing the impact of a ban on federal leasing in the United States. Their analysis explains the burdens that a leasing and development ban

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Farmers Boosted Big-Time by Marcellus Shale Gas Development

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) [Editor’s Note: Farmers and landowners have ben helped tremendously by the economics of Marcellus Shale development, which are highly positive.] The 105th Pennsylvania Farm Show kicked off on Saturday, Jan. 9 and runs through this Saturday, Jan. 16. Sadly, this year the farm show is all virtual due to the coronavirus.

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Shale Gas News – January 9, 2021

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 a colder winter, LNG exports, Mountain Valley Pipeline and much more last week. The Shale Gas News has grown again to the

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DRBC Lawsuit Finally Going to Trial After Five Years!

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Federal Judge Robert Mariani has just issued an opinion that will, after five years, finally result in the DRBC lawsuit going to trial! It’s been five long years, but the DRBC lawsuit is finally going to trial, which is a very positive development for landowners. More importantly, the

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Dark Waters Is A Reminder of the Dark Side of Fractivism

Victor FurmanUpstate New York Landowner, Shale Gas Activist …. ….   [Editor’s Note: Victor Furman does an insightful movie review on Mark Ruffalo’s Dark Waters film, which seems to employ some role reversals.] I happened onto a Netflix movie the other night starring and produced by Mark Ruffalo. It was called Dark Waters. Guess what

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Truckers Making It Happen in Gas Fields of Northeast Pennsylvania

Bill desRosiersExternal Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas … … Truckers are key to the energy industry and so much else. They are the critical path for delivering food and supplying the gas industry. As the state and much of the country deal with a new round of restrictions, the trucking industry must keep moving. We need

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UGI Corporation to purchase Mountaintop Energy Holdings LLC for $540M

UGI Corporation of Pennsylvania has signed an agreement to purchase Mountaintop Energy Holdings LLC for $540 million, according to the Register-Herald. The sale includes $140 million in debt and a claim to all of Mountaineer Gas’ operating assets as Mountaintop Energy Holdings LLC is the parent company of West Virginia’s largest local gas distribution company. The agreement

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Shale Gas News – January 2, 2021

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 Biden’s EPA picks, emission cuts, Antero Resources and much more last week. The Shale Gas News has grown again to the Williamsport

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