Shale Summit 2017

Shale Summit 2017

The Keystone Energy Forum 2017 Shale Summit was held at Westmorland County Career and Technology Center this year on Thursday, March 30th. The panel discussed the impact Utica and Marcellus shale activity has on local businesses, communities and educational institutions. Westmorland County Commissioner Ted Kopas hit home with his opening statement, “We really can maximize this great opportunity. There are jobs galore out there and there are ways to do this responsibly, there are ways to do this right.” The…

Think About Energy Series Stops By Misericordia University

Think About Energy series stops by Misericordia University

Economic and Environmental Benefits of Pennsylvania Natural Gas Highlighted at “Think About Energy” Briefing DALLAS, Pa. (May 24, 2017) – Borton-Lawson, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, UGI Energy Services, UGI Utilities, and Williams, in conjunction with ACT for America and the Back Mountain Chamber of Commerce, hosted a “Think About Energy” Briefing today at Misericordia University. The briefing was the 11th in a statewide series now entering its fourth year. The latest northeast Pennsylvania session drew nearly a hundred attendees…

What If America’s Energy Renaissance Never Happened

What if America’s energy renaissance never happened

The following was originally posted to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for 21st Century Energy’s blog by Christopher Guith, Senior Vice President for Policy on September 22, 2016.  For more information on the U.S Chamber of Commerce, follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. - - - - - - Sitting here in late September 2016, it’s pretty difficult to imagine what the U.S. would look like if the staggering energy renaissance of the last decade had never occurred. …

Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Receives Support From Across PA

Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline receives support from across PA

The following is a blog originally published on The Williams "Pipe Up" blog on Wednesday, May 17. - - - - - - Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Project receives broad support from across Pennsylvania POSTED ON MAY 17, 2017 Citizens, community, labor and business leaders from across Pennsylvania are expressing support for Williams Partners’ Atlantic Sunrise expansion – a nearly $3 billion energy infrastructure investment in the continued growth and development of the state’s economy and thousands of jobs for workers. “Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise…

Let’s Talk About Biosecurity & Energy

Let’s talk about biosecurity & energy

The following is a guest post from Chris Herr, the Executive Vice President of PennAg Industries Association. Penn Ag is " a full-time, full-service membership association representing Pennsylvania agribusinesses of all sizes and types that support and serve the entire food chain." You can learn more about PennAg on their Facebook page. - - - - - Making the Intersection Between Energy and Agriculture More Secure Biosecurity is a topic that most people are not familiar with. They have no idea…

Investing In Human Infrastructure

Investing in human infrastructure

Over the years we have discussed the need for infrastructure to position the Commonwealth for the future at length here on Well Said. Without it, the true power of the Marcellus and Utica shale production will be stunted and the potential billions of dollars of investments which could be spent right here on top of the billions already invested. Why? Because the cost of energy is a huge factor when it comes to manufacturing (and the rest of our economy). Think…