Methane Emissions Dropping Like a Rock in the Appalachian Basin

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Methane emissions in the Appalachian Basin continue to decline to their lowest levels since 1992 even though natural gas production is up.

Methane emissions have fallen an astonishing 82% in the Appalachian Basin. At the same time, the combined oil and natural gas production in the Appalachian Basin is up 379% thanks to oil and natural gas producers implementing technology making the process more efficient.

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Another State, Another Opportunity to Support the NESE Pipeline Project

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There is still time to support the very important NESE pipeline project by submitting your comments to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

This week is the last opportunity to support this critical project as it reaches the final stretch of the permitting process. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is accepting public comments regarding water quality permits, and we need your help to send a strong message of continued support for the project.

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Can Philadelphia Really Become the Next Houston?

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Mariner East developer signs a labor agreement to help deliver $200 million in investment and 1,200 jobs to Marcus Hook and the Philadelphia region.

The Philadelphia Building Trades signed a Project Labor Agreement with Energy Transfer for the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex.  The Project Labor Agreement (PLA) establishes the terms and conditions of employment, including work hours, shifts and wages. This agreement is expected to bring 1,200 family-supporting jobs to the Philadelphia region.

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Mariner East Developer Helps Take Trout to the Classroom

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Mariner East developer supports communities they work in with an $18,000 donation to the Pennsylvania Trout in the Classroom program.

Energy Transfer’s Mariner East system of pipelines is designed to transport natural gas liquids (NGLs) from the Marcellus and Utica Shale regions to be processed and distributed. The Marcus Hook Industrial Complex will be supplied by the Mariner East and will process, store and distribute the NGLs to local, domestic and waterborne markets.

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Last Day to Speak Up for the NESE Pipeline Project Against Fractivists!

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Today is the last day to fight back against the uninformed, politically motivated fractivists and show your support for the NESE pipeline project!

Williams’ Northeast Supply Enhancement project, a $1 billion investment in the natural gas infrastructure network in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey, faces a major regulatory hurdle in New York. This is our opportunity to fight back against the uniformed, politically motivated fractivists from New York City and special interests groups trying to stop this important project.

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Marcellus Women Showing the Way on Energy Issues

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Marcellus Shale region women working in the energy industry form the Susquehanna Valley Chapter of the Women’s Energy Network.

The Women’s Energy Network (WEN) is an international organization of professionals working together to develop programs which will provide networking opportunities and foster career and leadership development of women who work in the energy industry. WEN also encourages knowledge sharing among members on energy issues to further women in the energy industry.

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Southwestern Energy Makes Local Community Support a Priority

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The commitment of support for the local community shown by Southwestern Energy is amazing; it’s making real differences in peoples lives.

The natural gas industry’s commitment to helping community programs, including those that support veterans and active military, has become so commonplace and ingrained in Northeast Pennsylvania that donations and volunteer work don’t often get the attention that one might expect – especially compared to the way minor opposition grabs so many headlines. But, community projects make a difference and deserve some recognition.

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Thanks to Marcellus Shale, I Now Want to Move to Susquehanna County!

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A natural gas drilling rig picture appeared in my Facebook news feed today and now I am ready to move to Susquehanna County!

I usually start my day with a quick look at what is new on Facebook. Today took me by surprise. In my Facebook news feed was a picture of a natural gas drilling rig.  Who posted it and why?

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New York Organizations Advocate for Northeast Supply Enhancement

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Several organizations in New York, realizing the growing demand for natural gas, have shown their support of the Northeastern Supply Enhancement project.

New York’s appetite for natural gas is growing and Con Edison has already sent out warning signals to the New York State Public Service Commission saying they may not be able to keep up with demand on extremely cold days.

The Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) project will improve the New York City’s energy infrastructure and allow the transport of an additional 400 million cubic feet of natural gas per day to its consumers

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Washington County, Pennsylvania Really Knows How to Share the Energy

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Washington County, Pennsylvania is a regional leader in business growth, tourism and job creation, all thanks to the Marcellus Shale and natural gas development.

The Washington County, Pennsylvania website states “No matter what you want to do, you can do it right here. Shop until your heart’s content, or spend your days outdoors. Whether you like history, sports or entertaining, we are ready to share the energy.” They’re correct!

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