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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China Is the Threat But Our Media and Politicians Have Been Bought

 ... … …[Editor’s Note: China threatens our security and environment but has bought off big business, big tech, media and our political establishment.] China is not only building coal-fired plants in its own country, but it is also building them around the world. As of 2019, China had 2,363 active coal-fired power plants and was building another

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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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Peaking Plants Policy Is Trending Toward Peak Nonsense

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: Peaking plants used in New York City are now in the gun sights of climate fanatics but shutting them all down is foolhardy nonsense.] On January 11, 2021 the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act Power (CLCPA) Generation Advisory Panel met as part

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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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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – January 16, 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. Defeated State Treasurer Talks Super-Pollutants? The office of Pennsylvania State Treasurer is typically just another row office in the Commonwealth. Not

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DOE: Emissions and Energy Prices Would Rise, Employment Fall Under a Fracking Ban

A national fracking ban would have significant negative impacts on both the American economy and the environment according to a new report released by the Department of Energy. The report found that not only would a fracking ban have “devastating” economic impacts, the economic hit would come alongside increased emissions, negating the perceived benefits of

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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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Battery Costs in the Billions About to Be Tacked Onto NY Electric Bills

 ... … …[Editor’s Note: New Yorkers are about to see already high electricity bills go even higher thanks to Governor Cuomo’s battery storage plans.] New York will purchase a 100-megawatt battery system to back up its offshore wind fleet, which is expected to total 9 gigawatts of capacity by 2035. The battery will be supplied by South Korean

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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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Green New Deal Ideologies, Fantasies and Realities

Paul DriessenCommittee For A Constructive Tomorrow …. ….  The incoming Biden Administration is going whole hog with the Green New Deal and it promises to be an unmitigated disaster awaiting. Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, AOC, the Democrat Party and US environmentalists are committed to making climate change, the Green New Deal, and replacement of fossil

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Two-year trend of rising proved oil and natural gas reserves halts

Amid a decrease in oil and gas prices, a two-year trend of rising proved reserves of oil and natural gas in the United States has come to a halt, according to the Energy Information Administration. Natural gas proved reserves declined 1.9% year over year in 2019, falling to 494.9 Tcf from 504.5 Tcf. The change

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