160th Annual Harford Fair 4-H Livestock Auction

160th Annual Harford Fair 4-H Livestock Auction

Cabot participated in the Susquehanna County 4-H livestock auction at the 160th Harford Fair recently purchasing a goat and two pigs, one of which was a reserve champion. For those unfamiliar with 4-H, it is a program designed to empower youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults. 4-H focuses on teaching new topic and life skills development, science, citizenship, and healthy living. Many people don’t make the connection that farming, agriculture, and natural gas development…

Elk Lake High School One Of “America’s Best High Schools For 2017”

Elk Lake High School one of “America’s Best High Schools for 2017”

Elk Lake High School recently received recognition as one of “America’s Best High Schools for 2017” by U.S. News & World Report. A full report on Elk Lake High School by U.S. News & World Report can be found here. To commemorate the incredible achievement I authored a Letter to the Editor (LTE) on behalf of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation distinguishing the Elk Lake School district, including the Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center, and its administration. The LTE…

Pa.’s Impact Tax an Effective, Winning Policy

The following is a post from the Marcellus Shale Coalition published on July 21, 2017. - - - - - - Summertime – it’s the season for baseball, cookouts, and, unfortunately, for some lawmakers to renew tired calls for a massive, job-crushing energy tax increase. Despite the clear fact that Pennsylvania’s impact fee – our tax on natural gas, which has generated $1.2 billion in new revenue – is working, some in Harrisburg continue to be preoccupied over the false promise of energy…

Paying Our “fair Share”

Paying our “fair share”

It’s budget season in Pennsylvania which inevitably means two things will happen: There will be some sort of budget shortfall our elected officials need to work through – right now estimated to be around $3 billion Newspapers will suddenly be filled with letters to the editor and columns and op-eds proclaiming “the natural gas industry doesn’t pay their fair share” which tends to be followed by “Pennsylvania is the only state without a severance tax” I’m already seeing some Groundhog…

A Decade In The Marcellus

A decade in the Marcellus

Earlier this month we announced something pretty incredible: since beginning operations in Susquehanna County, Cabot has paid its landowners more than $1 billion in royalties. And that figure doesn't even include the nearly $500 million paid out in signing bonuses for their leases. For our latest WNEP Power to Save segment, we took a deeper look at what has been accomplished in ten years and to celebrate these milestones with the community. Donna Williams, a farmer and Cabot landowner, shares…

U.S. Energy Consumption Projections Through 2040

U.S. energy consumption projections through 2040

Today we're taking a look at the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s 2017 Annual Energy Outlook. In addition to a look through the year 2040, we can also see trends from 1980 until present day. In the Energy Outlook, we get a glimpse of the history of our nation’s energy consumption as well as a prediction for upcoming decades all the way up to 2040. The United States energy consumption is expected to remain somewhat flat in terms of growth. According…