External Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas
The Shale Gas News, heard every Saturday at 10 AM on 94.3 FM “The Talker,” talked about LNG vehicles, junk science studies and much more this week.
Every Saturday, Kevin Lynn of Linde Corporation and I co-host a morning radio show to discuss all things natural gas.
The Shale Gas News is typically broadcast live and this past Saturday’s program, the podcast of which is AVAILABLE HERE, covered the following new territory (see news excerpts below) and included an interview with Bernie McGurl of the Lackawanna River Corridor Association:
- Research Study Suggests Fracking Might Have Polluted Bradford County Wells. However, the evidence is little more than speculation hyped up for headline purposes.
- UPS Adds 64 New LNG Tractor Trailers to Fleet in Harrisburg, PA. The company announced last week they are adding another 64 new LNG tractor trailers to the fleet–based in Harrisburg, PA.
- Shale gas rig efficiency is nearly 11 times better than 2007. “The rigs being stacked are less efficient,” the Mellen said. The rigs that are left are newer and with more horsepower, resulting in even more volumes per rig.
- Groundswell Builds to End 40-Year-Old Oil Export Ban. Allowing US crude to reach global markets might reduce international crude prices, which would, in turn, reduce gasoline prices.
- New Report Exposes NY’s Fraudulent “Science” Used to Ban Fracking. Howard Zucker used a bunch of anti-driller-backed research reports, compiling them into a document he used as cover to recommend a ban on fracking in the state of New York.
- Empire State International Paper Uses Trucks to Haul Natural Gas for Mill. The region’s largest paper mill will use trucks to transport natural gas to help power the plant after the failure of its plan for a pipeline under Lake Champlain from Vermont,
- Philadelphia’s Mayoral Race Has Candidates Talking Shale Gas. Business leaders and local politicians gathered at Drexel University in Philadelphia to talk about exporting Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale gas from the Port of Philadelphia,