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Students Provided With Virtual Hands-on Energy Experience

Students provided with virtual hands-on energy experience

The following is a guest post by Rick Hiduk. Youths at schools in three counties will have a better idea of how their math and science studies relate to the natural gas industry by the end of the week, as the Mobile Oilfield Learning Unit (MOLU) makes its way through the region. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation sponsored the virtual field trip, which made its first stop at Elk Lake Elementary School on Monday. Students are divided into up as…

SCCTC students manufacture training tool for Cabot

The following a guest post by Rick Hiduk. ----- As Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation develops new technology to further increase productivity of its wells, the close relationship with the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) at the Elk Lake High School Campus has resulted once again in a solution to the company’s need for a complex training tool – this time for its employees. As the pressure in older wells decreases, it becomes more difficult to force excess…

Opportunities for women in the oil and gas industry

This WNEP Power to Save Segment takes at opportunities for women in the oil and gas industry. Studies show that diversity in a company is beneficial for many reasons, including diversity of thought. Right now the percentage of women who are employed in the natural gas industry is around 13% - definitely a number with some room for improvement. This industry and its value chain provide nearly every opportunity for individuals with all types of education and interest. Sure there…

Cabot Warming Hearts at Coldest Time of Year

The following is a guest post by Rick Hiduk. It has been a particularly cold couple of months, and those most affected by winter’s bite tend to be the less fortunate families in our region and their children. Since Thanksgiving, Cabot Oil & Gas has been reaching out to the community in a variety of ways and brightening the lives of hundreds of area residents. While Cabot has become known for its ongoing philanthropy, the initiatives covering the holiday season…

Lack of pipelines means New England residents are paying more

It matters where our energy comes from Most Americans never think about the infrastructure systems around them. How often do you flip a light on in your home and think "Wow, I'm glad the grid is working properly today" or drive on a road and think "it really is wonderful that this road exists so I can drive to my doctor appointment"? I'd put my money on "almost never." Perhaps it's because we are so busy in our daily lives,…

Dennis Farm Holds 5th Annual Symposium

Dennis Farm holds 5th Annual Symposium

On Thursday, October 5th the Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust held its 5th Annual Symposium at Keystone College where Denise Dennis, the President and CEO and the the seventh generation of the family, told the amazing story of her family. The farm was originally settled in Susquehanna County by the family of Prince Perkins who were free African Americans moving west from Connecticut to the region. WNEP was on hand to capture the event as well as to shed light on…