Study: Shell cracker plant to contribute $3.7B to Pa. economy annually

Shell Chemical Appalachia’s cracker plant in Beaver County is expected to contribute $3.7 billion to Pennsylvania’s economy annually, according to a study prepared by Robert Morris University. When the plant becomes operational, which is expected in 2022, the study estimates $132 million in direct labor income from the 600 jobs directly created by the plant

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DRBC Lawsuit by Senators Goes to Third Circuit with Appeal

DRBC lawsuit Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  The dismissal of the DRBC lawsuit against that rogue politicized agency by Senators Baker and Yaw and others has been appealed to the Third Circuit for justice. Pennsylvania State Senators Lisa Baker, Gene Yaw, the rest of the Pennsylvania Senate Republican Caucus, together with Damascus Township,

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Pennsylvania Can and Should Be Northeast Energy Hub

Nonfossil Jim Willis on NGL PipelinesEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) [Editor’s Note: Pennsylvania has the Northeast in its hands if it will develop its resources to become the energy hub needed. Pipelines are the key to realizing it all.] Charlie Melançon is a former U.S. Congressman (Democrat) from Louisiana who played an integral role in

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Pennsylvania natural gas production reaches record highs in 2020

What is fracking? Fracking is a slang term for hydraulic fracturing. Fracturing is a process by which highly pressurized fluid is pumped thousands of feet into the ground to fracture rock formations. The goal is to release the natural gas that’s locked inside the rock. Is it safe? What most concerns people about fracturing is

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Farmers Have A Future, Thanks to Shale Gas Revolution

farmers Bill desRosiersExternal Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas … … [Editor’s Note: The shale gas revolution lifted up farmers in Pennsylvania as it gave them a new crop to harvest and needed cash to rejuvenate their agricultural operations.] Another growing season is upon us, and farmers in northeast Pennsylvania are already ahead of most gardeners.

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – July 3, 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. China Enjoying Climate Hysteria and Suicide of the West Our friend Mark Mathis nails it again: Who loves climate hysteria? China

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Pipeline Law Got Some Important Clarification from Supremes

Garland L. Thompson, Esq.Journalist and Author, Philadelphia PennEast [Editor’s Note: Garland Thompson analyzes the Supreme Court’s PennEast decision and finds some important clarification as to pipeline law that will favorably impact the future.] Now that I’ve read the full text of the High Court’s opinion and order over-ruling the Third Circuit Court of Appeals’ flawed

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Trucking Opportunities Get A Boost with Cabot Funding!

Rick HidukManaging Editor of EndlessMtnLifestyles.com … .. [Editor’s Note: The Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center just got a chunk of funding from Cabot for its CDL training school and is preparing drivers for trucking jobs.] Eight students currently enrolled at the CDL Training Center at Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center (SCCTC) are excited to

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PennEast Wins at Supreme Court: NJ Cannot Block Pipeline!

PennEast Tom Shepstone on PennEastShepstone Management Company, Inc. PennEast PennEast PennEast The PennEast case over whether New Jersey can arbitrarily stand in the way of interstate pipelines has been decided by the Supremes and common sense won the day. The Supremes have ruled. PennEast won. That’s the only simple thing about this case and the

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NaturalGasNOW Passes 5,000 Posts to Fractivist Chagrin!

Bob Tomaine NaturalGasNOWContributing Writer   [Editor’s Note: NaturalGasNOW started eight years ago and now has published over 5,000 posts with no factual rebuttal worthy of the term as the shale revolution keeps rolling!] As a frequent reader of NaturalGasNow and an occasional contributor, it’s been fascinating to look at not only the content of some

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NGL Pipelines Now on the Way As Shale Revolution Continues!

Jim Willis on NGL PipelinesEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) [Editor’s Note: Three NGL pipelines now in the works will make a big difference in the ability of the industry to move Marcellus-Utica shale gas products to the outside world.] We’re always jazzed when we unearth information related to the Marcellus/Utica nobody else has yet discovered

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Williams Helps Students and Patriots Cove with Tiny Houses and Tiny Fish

Tammy BonniceCommunity Outreach/Field Office Manager, Williams Companies … …  [Editor’s Note: Williams Companies pitches in to help Tunkhannock CTE students with tiny house and trout projects at Patriots Cove.] Williams Companies has been proud to partner with local schools like Tunkhannock Area High School for many years. But rarely do the stars align that several

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UDRBC and EnviroVentures Award Ag and NatGas Scholarships

Upper DelawareRiver Basin Citizens … … [Editor’s Note: The UDRBC, together with EnviroVentures, reward two students with agricultural and natural gas related scholarships for their writing and achievements.] The Upper Delaware River Basin Citizens Scholarship Committee was pleased to announce the recipient of the 2021 UDRBC Agricultural Scholarship Award.  Honesdale High School senior Emma Diliberti,

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Adelphia Gateway Pipeline Gets FERC OK to Finish Construction

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) [Editor’s Note: The Adelphia Gateway Pipeline project to convert an oil pipeline to gas has received FERC permission to complete construction. About time!] New Jersey Resources’ Adelphia Gateway project is a plan to convert an old oil pipeline stretching from Northampton County, Pennsylvania through Bucks, Montgomery, and Chester counties,

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Revolution Pipeline A Huge Success Story for Keystone State

Earl BakerEarl Baker Consulting and Former Pennsylvania State Senator … …. [Editor’s Note: The Revolution Pipeline, now online, will take natural gas through Butler, Beaver, Allegheny and Washington counties ensuring energy security.] In a momentous milestone for Pennsylvania, the Revolution Pipeline is now online. Over the past decade, energy has provided the Keystone State and

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