There’s No Better Career Than One in Oil and Gas

Kelsey Mulac
Cabot Oil & Gas
External Affairs, Pittsburgh

The oil and gas industry offers the most rewarding careers out there. They provide good pay, job satisfaction and the reward of doing important things.

The U.S. Shale Revolution and its abundant production (in Pennsylvania and nationally) has and will continue to advance the journey toward energy independence, to save households thousands of dollars in energy pricesreduce emissions, and provide jobs to a growing workforce. All of these factors help facilitate a healthy economy and a secure future, which most Americans can get behind.

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Natural Gas Production Booming in US, Making Us Energy Dominant


The golden age of natural gas production is on the horizon, yet to come, but an awesome sight already, with U.S. natural gas reserves up an incredible 36%.

The Energy Information Administration recently released its reserves report, noting that proven reserves of natural gas increased 36 percent to 464.3 trillion cubic feet—a record that surpasses the previous high set in 2014. Natural gas production in 2017 increased by almost 3 percent from 2016 production levels—another record high. Most of this natural gas is coming from the Marcellus and Utica shale plays in Pennsylvania and neighboring states. Over a decade ago, companies began combining horizontal drilling techniques with hydraulic fracturing to unlock natural gas from shale rock.

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Mariner East 2 Pipeline Begins Safe Operations, Contrary to Critics’ Claims

Mariner East OpponentsKurt Knaus

Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance

The Mariner East 2 pipeline has begun operation and it will be safe, contrary to all those false claims of its ginned up special interest opponents.

As Pennsylvanians celebrated the holidays and rang in a new year, the Mariner East pipeline projects hit another landmark when Energy Transfer Partners announced on Dec. 29 that the Mariner East 2 natural gas liquids pipeline began service.

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The Canadian Green Economy Doesn’t Live Up to Its Hype

Green EconomyPhilip Cross
Munk Senior Fellow,
Macdonald-Laurier Institute

Official statistics from Canada illustrate how few benefits the green economy generates when all is said and done. It just doesn’t amount to much at all.

The vocal and well-financed green lobby regularly lectures Canadians that there is no contradiction between a strict environmental agenda and economic growth. In fact, green advocates trumpet that the two are positively related, since clean energy is supposed to be the foundation of our economy in the future. So Statistics Canada’s release this week of the first estimates of its Environmental and Clean Technology Accounts will make for sober reading for low-carbon lobbyists and their supporters.

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Shale Gas News – December 29, 2018

Bill desRosiers
External Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas

The Shale Gas News, heard every Saturday at 10 AM on 94.3 FM, 1510 AM and Sundays on YesFM, talked about Mountain Valley Pipeline, American natural gas, jobs and much more last week.

The Shale Gas News has grown again; welcome Gem 104 as our FOURTH station! Gem 104 helps to solidify the Shale Gas News coverage in an important Marcellus region, PA’s northern tier. The Shale Gas News is now broadcasting in Bradford, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Luzerne, Lycoming, Pike, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga and Wayne Counties, as well as in greater central PA. The Shale Gas News is aired on Saturday or Sunday depending on the station.

Every Saturday Rusty Fender and I host a morning radio show to discuss all things natural gas. This week we are sharing one of our favorite interviews from 2018 with Tom Pyle, President of American Energy Alliance and Institute for Energy Research. .

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New York State Is Now Codifying NIMBY Opposition

NIMBYismRoger Caiazza
Independent Researcher and Publisher,
Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York

This is a reflection on what happened earlier this year when New York State DEC rejected a propane storage facility on NIMBY “community character” issues.

On July 12, 2018, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) Commissioner issued a decision for a proposal to construct and operate a new underground liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) storage facility for the storage and distribution of propane in the town of Reading in the Finger Lakes region of New York. The decision denied the permit applications for the proposed project on the grounds the facility would have a significant adverse impact on community character in the local area and the Finger Lakes region.

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Pennsylvania DEP Approves Shell Falcon Ethane Pipeline!

Atlantic CoastJim Willis
Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN)

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has approved permits, critical to the Shell cracker, to construct the Shell Falcon Ethane Pipeline.

Following an extensive (underscore extensive) review, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has approved the permit applications for Shell’s Falcon ethane pipeline project. DEP determined that the application meets the requirements of Chapter 105 (water obstruction and encroachment) and Chapter 102 (erosion and sediment control) of DEP regulations.

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Things Are Really Good in Albany, What’s the Problem?

AlbanyJerry Russell
Binghamton Area Landowner


Jerry Russell talks about his recent experiences in the vicinity of Albany and raises a very valid question; namely, what’s the problem? Things seem good.

I spent the recent election season working in and around the Albany area. and made several observations about the election and the quality of life there.

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Merry Christmas and Thank A Roughneck for a Warming New Year!

Vic Furman - American PrideVictor Furman
Upstate New York Landowner Shale Gas Activist


Vic Furman says Merry Christmas and says thank a roughneck as he shares a modified version of “The Night Before Christmas.”

Twas Christmas eve throughout the states.
Stores everywhere, the car lots so full,
Grandma suggested, “I hope were not too late,”
Grandpa’s eyes twinkled, from dinner still full.

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Energy Industry Helps To Spread Christmas Joy

think about energyRick Hiduk
Managing Editor of


So many involved in the energy industry came together, along with Susquehanna County Interfaith, to provide gifts and food for about 450 families in need.

An unusual shopping trip and an equally unique delivery of toys and winter wear will ensure that children and families in Susquehanna and Wyoming counties have gifts under the tree on Christmas morning this year. For a fifth year, Cabot Oil & Gas has collaborated with partners in the industry, Susquehanna County Interfaith, and Walmart in Tunkhannock for the endeavor. Nearly $17,000 was raised this year to fill wish lists submitted by Interfaith clients

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