Warren Buffett Funds Minnesotan Pipeline Opposition

Mike Schoneberger
MinnesotansforLine3.com and Safety Consultant
Bemidji, MN

Warren Buffett may be the world’s most famous corporatist—manipulator of government to serve private special interests—and he’s funding pipeline opposition.

Pipeline activists like Winona LaDuke and Honor the Earth are, by definition, “professional,” as they get paid to be activists.

The bigger question has always been: who pays them? The simplistic answer is that it appears to include those who benefit from delaying pipelines.

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Shale Gas News – August 31, 2019

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 a Dallas Fed study, Shale Revolution, gas prices 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. In this week’s Shale Directories meet a member segment we were joined by Angelo Milano, Vice President and Sales Manager of Ort Tool and Die.

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Pipeliners: A Special Labor Day Message Just for You

Fuel for Freedom - Aaron PriceAaron Price
Director of Gas Odyssey and Silent No More

Pipeliners: you are the heart of America and Aaron Price has captured what you do and what you mean for all of us as we celebrate Labor Day this year.

Our buddy Aaron Price, creator of Gas Odyssey, who is from the beautiful town of Windsor, New York, has written a poem just for pipeliners. We’re pleased to run it this Labor Day in celebration of all the good things brought to all of by pipeliners. He calls it “Pride in America.” I call it Aaron’s “Ode to Pipeliners.” Enjoy.

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Labor Day (and Every Other Day) Should Also Be “Thank Energy Day”

energy futuresRobert Bradley, Jr.
Founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy Research
Principal, MasterResource: A Free-Market Energy Blog
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Labor Day is an opportunity to reflect on the modern life made possible by natural gas and other fossil fuels; a life that rescued mankind from drudgery.

Labor Day commemorates productive America. Begun in the late 19th century by the U.S. labor movement, the first Monday in September is celebrated annually as a public holiday.

The unofficial end of summer also is a peak travel time. This Labor Day weekend, a record 17.5 million passengers are expected to fly to hundreds of U.S. destinations and around the world, according to the trade group Airlines for America. And that means a high demand for energy, specifically petroleum to fuel the planes.

Labor Day could also be called Thank Energy Day. Human productivity is enabled by the appliances and machines that run on mineral (dense) energies, either directly or indirectly via electrical generation.

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Constitution Pipeline Approved As FERC Drives Stake Through DEC Heart!

Tom Shepstone
Natural Gas NOW

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The Constitution Pipeline has a go-ahead by FERC as it drives a stake into the heart of corrupt Cuomo’s DEC. The project not only lives but will be built!

We have long argued here that Williams was lulled into a trap on its Constitution Pipeline project by corrupt Governor Andrew Cuomo’s DEC. It played ball with the DEC by repeatedly resubmitting its water quality certification applications at the agency request, which was a naked move by Cuomo to allow time for special interests to gin up opposition so he could then instruct DEC to deny it.

Cuomo never cared whether it got built or not; he just wanted the green street cred for opposing it. He knew the courts would ultimately decide, anyway. By participating in the resubmission scam Williams only delayed the day of reckoning it desired. But, thank goodness, they’ve stuck with the project through it all and learned how to fight. They’ve been rewarded with a beautiful FERC go-ahead issued on Wednesday that sets the stage for the final court appeal which, based on earlier decisions, should be a slam-dunk for the Constitution Pipeline!

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First Responders Pick Up Support from Cabot Oil and Gas

think about energyRick Hiduk
Managing Editor of EndlessMtnLifestyles.com

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Susquehanna and Wyoming County first responders have received some very important support from Cabot Oil and Gas to help with emergency issues as gas grows.

As natural gas drilling escalates in Susquehanna County, the calls to first responders in neighboring communities also increases. While fire departments in Susquehanna County bare the brunt of any requests, those in northern Wyoming County serve as an important second line of defense. While Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation has no drilling operations in Wyoming County, first responders there still need to be prepared for a variety of scenarios.

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Washington Examiner Op-Ed Highlights Political Corruption at DRBC

Tom Shepstone
Natural Gas NOW

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A Washington Examiner op-ed column by Kevin Mooney points out the political corruption with the DRBC’s proposed fracking ban and says “the jig is about up.”

Kevin Mooney has been following the DRBC for some time. He just published an op-ed in the Washington Examiner, in fact, partially based on a recent interview with me. As usual, Kevin quickly gets right to the heart of things. He articulates the points many of us have been making for a long time. We’ve been saying the DRBC is a corrupt agency in political debt to the same William Penn Foundation that funds the Delaware PovertyKeeper and we have the emails and records to prove it.

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New York’s Gaslighting Politicians Shift Blame for Gas Shortages

Tom Shepstone
Natural Gas NOW

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Gaslighting politicians in New York are busy shifting blame for natural gas shortages, caused by their own short-sighted policies. onto energy companies.

New York State’s gaslighting politicians are moving into high gear blaming utility companies for the natural gas shortages these same elected buffoons created by starving those companies of gas.

Gaslighting is defined in this advice column as a psychological tool of manipulation “designed to convince you of three things:

  1. You are wrong.
  2. The discrepancy that lies between the truth and falsehood is harmless.
  3. If you fight for the truth, something is wrong with you and/or something bad will happen.”

This is precisely what New York gaslighting politicians such Andrew Cuomo and Joseph Addabbo are doing with their constituents and the energy companies serving them.

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Cuomo Energy Decisions Taking Us in Wrong Direction and Hurting Others

Angela O’Connor
Power & Utilities Strategy Consultant

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Cuomo energy policies are taking us precisely in the wrong direction on climate, killing business in New York and hurting New England big-time as well.

For 15 days from late 2017 into January of 2018, New England experienced a cold snap that drove temperatures to historic lows, leaving millions of people facing life or death conditions if they couldn’t keep their homes warm. In those two weeks, New England burned 2 million barrels of oil and increased the use of coal because cleaner fuel sources were not available. This fuel shortage became so dire, the entity responsible for overseeing New England’s power grid, the ISO-NE, estimated the region was only 48 hours from running out altogether.