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08.01.17

Study: US oil, gas industry supported 10.3 million jobs in 2015

The US oil and gas industry's total employment impact to the national economy in 2015, combining operational and capital investment impacts, amounted to 10.3 million full-time and part-time jobs and accounted for 5.6% of total US employment...

 

08.01.17

New Study: 322,600 Pennsylvania jobs supported by natural gas and oil

Industry added $44.46 billion to state's economy in 2015

 

07.31.17

How U.S. natural gas will help countries meet their Paris commitments

While critics bemoan President Trump's decision to pull out of - or renegotiate - the Paris climate agreement, the United States has been reducing its greenhouse gas emissions over the past decade. And now the country is poised to help a number of the signatory countries reduce theirs as well.

 

07.25.17

Pa. judge temporarily halts Mariner East 2 pipeline drilling construction

A state Environmental Hearing Board judge ordered Tuesday that Sunoco temporarily halt a key drilling method for construction of its Mariner East 2 pipeline. The order came in response to a filing by environmental groups that the process has polluted local waterways in Pennsylvania.

 

07.20.17

America Needs More Pipelines

Better pipeline infrastructure will reduce oil and gas transportation costs and improve safety.

 

07.18.17

Study: Nation's gas production growth tied to Marcellus

The United States will account for 40 percent of the world's new natural gas production by 2022, according to a new International Energy Agency study, and the Marcellus Shale is playing a big role in that growth.

 

07.10.17

U.S. Oil Lures Fastest Growing Guzzler as Arbitrage Opens Up

A type of U.S. crude pumped in the Gulf of Mexico is proving to be more attractive in the fastest-growing oil market compared with Middle East staples that are on offer.

 

07.05.17

New infrastructure is an investment in rural economy

... as we look for ways to build up economies of our rural communities, investments in our nation's energy delivery system can provide an economic shot in the arm to areas that have been left behind.

 

06.28.17

Is energy 'dominance' the right goal for US policy?

In recent weeks, a new energy buzzword has taken flight from Washington, D.C., making stops in Alaska, North Dakota, Texas, Utah and more: "American energy dominance."

 

06.27.17

New Study: Pennsylvanians benefit from natural gas use

Natural gas benefited Pennsylvanians in 2015 in the following ways: Supported 178,100 or 3.1 percent of jobs in the state and contributed $24.5 billion to the state's economy.