Posts Tagged ‘natural gas’

MSN Money…Right on the Money

Posted on: June 10th, 2013 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

MSN summarizes the economic surge being experienced in Pittsburgh and southwestern Pennsylvania, thanks to the development of natural gas reserves, calling the city a “boomtown.” Why Pittsburgh is becoming a boomtown Proximity to new oil and natural gas sites is drawing interest from abroad and fueling the city’s economic and population growth The Primanti Bros. [...]

It’s All Here

Posted on: March 28th, 2013 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

NBC’s ‘Economy Watch” captures what is taking place in the United States thanks to new sources of affordable domestic energy:  Investment in manufacturing, good jobs, long-term economic growth and reduced utility costs for businesses and consumers.  America’s oil and natural gas producers say, “you’re welcome.”  Read more… The boom in new oil and natural gas [...]

Here’s the real story, told in three chapters on a single day.

Posted on: March 13th, 2013 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

The Pittsburgh Technical Institute breaks ground on a new $3.5 oil and gas technology center to train the future workforce, the Washington County Chamber of Commerce (looking a 73 new economic development projects totaling $364 million) is opening a second office, and a family-owned Washington County natural gas service company has experienced a 10 percent [...]

Shale Gas in US = $75 billion utility savings to households in 2013:

Posted on: November 28th, 2012 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

A report posted by NASDAQ’s news source and completed by Canada’s TD Group equates the direct benefits of shale gas to the United States, with the average homeowner saving $650 in utility costs during 2013.  Families will be more comfortable and safer, since they will be better able to afford to heat their homes. Read [...]

Shale Reporter looks beyond films, reviews and vitriol

Posted on: August 28th, 2012 by NoGreenSlime 1 Comment

Experience and credibility = FACTS. Former Pennsylvania DEP Deputy Secretary Scott Roberts goes beyond the dramatics of movies about natural gas development and lays out the realities of energy generated from fossil fuels and renewable sources, published on Read More…  

CO2 emissions in US drop to 20-year low

Posted on: August 28th, 2012 by NoGreenSlime 2 Comments

The United States is turning the clock back on global warming: The Associated Press puts the facts on the table in a story reporting that carbon dioxide emissions in the US dropped to their lowest levels in 20 years, primarily due to the growing use of natural gas.   Read More … 

Temperatures on the rise, while energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions drop

Posted on: August 20th, 2012 by NoGreenSlime 1 Comment

A Philadelphia Electric Company official notes that an average customer will pay about $115 less for their power in 2012, thanks in large part to natural gas supplies. Read more… And, in Pittsburgh, the three primary natural gas also continue to reduce their rates. Read more… And, according to the director of a Harvard environmental [...]

Two key democratic lawmakers: Sierra Club’s “beyond natural gas” is beyond reason

Posted on: August 20th, 2012 by NoGreenSlime 1 Comment

The National Journal reported on July 16 that U.S. Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) and U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) took shots at the Sierra Club’s beyond gas campaign, an important development considering that Markey is the ranking member of the House Natural Resources Committee, and Wyden’s expectation to be the top Democrat on the Senate [...]

Slimed by the Sierra Club

Posted on: August 20th, 2012 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

The Sierra Club’s about-face on natural gas development was about four years in the making, going from general support for the industry in 2008 to strong opposition in 2012. The Wall Street Journal captured this organization’s hypocrisy in a May 2012 article. The Sierra Club seems to ignore several important facts: natural gas is the [...]