IHS Markit Study: Pennsylvania Has Immense Potential Thanks To Shale

IHS Markit study: Pennsylvania has immense potential thanks to shale

The following is a blog by the Marcellus Shale Coalition regarding a recent report by IHS Markit regarding prospects for  the petrochemical and manufacturing industries in Pennsylvania. - - - - - - Pa.’s Manufacturing Opportunities Bright Thanks to Shale March 24, 2017 With the right policies, according to a new report by IHS Markit, the Commonwealth has the opportunity to realize a new wave of job-creating petrochemical manufacturing growth. In fact, the report released this week concludes that Pa. natural…

Think About Energy Comes To Westmoreland County

Think About Energy comes to Westmoreland County

The following is an article recapping the Think About Energy/Shale Summit event in Westmoreland County and appear in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. You can also check Twitter under #ThinkAboutEnergy for tweets from the event. - - - - - - Manufacturers share gameplan for Southwestern Pennsylvania 'renaissance' at shale summit STEPHEN HUBA | Thursday, March 30, 2017, 11:00 p.m. Construction of an ethane cracker plant in Beaver County could lead to a “renaissance” of manufacturing in Southwestern Pennsylvania, especially in the plastics…

Judge Vacates Jury’s Decision In Dimock Trial

Judge vacates jury’s decision in Dimock trial

On Friday, March 31 we received a memorandum by Magistrate Judge Carlson had completed his review of earlier legal proceedings in a federal trial regarding two residences in Dimock, Pennsylvania and decided to vacate the jury’s verdict from the trial. He has mandated the two legal parties to attend mediation and, should it not be successful, a new trial. His conclusion from the document: For all of the foregoing reasons, an Order will be entered granting Cabot’s motion in part,…

Power To Save: Energy Mobile Learning Unit (MOLU)

Power to Save: Energy Mobile Learning Unit (MOLU)

The Energy Mobile Learning Unit (MOLU) continues its tour of Pennsylvania schools this week, bringing an opportunity for hands-on activities in the science, technology, engineering and math disciplines. Students tour through the 24 different stations and use the activities there to learn about topics like viscosity, the carbon cycle, geology, robotics and many others. Thanks to Cabot, Southwestern Energy and Williams, along with Junior Achievement of Northeastern Pennsylvania, the MOLU will have toured through 18 different locations in the Commonwealth in…

Using Natural Gas To Reduce Energy Poverty

Using Natural Gas to Reduce Energy Poverty

The following is an article by Tisha Schuller, Principal at Adamantine Energy and Strategic Advisor for the Natural Gas Initiative at Stanford University, which ran in Scientific American on March 3, 2017. It has been republished here with permission. - - - - Using Natural Gas to Reduce Energy Poverty It’s not carbon-free, but it has a transformative role to play in energizing developing nations Life without access to energy is simply miserable. The most mundane task, such as heating water…

Mobile Energy Learning Unit Comes To Pennsylvania

Mobile Energy Learning Unit Comes to Pennsylvania

Cabot is excited to announce the Mobile Offshore Learning Unit, or MOLU, is visiting Pennsylvania. This unit, created by the Offshore Energy Center, features six self-contained learning centers with curriculum-based, hands-on activities about energy and the technologies and sciences involved with the oil and natural gas industry with a curriculum based on state and national standards. During a typical MOLU visit, students will explore a plethora of topics including geology, physics, and engineering, and robotics, environmental stewardship in an engaging and…