Archive for February 7th, 2011

Marcellus Shale Jobs – How Does $55K a Year Starting Wage for a 19 Year-Old Grab You?

New high paying jobs are being created, right now, in the Marcellus Shale—that is, where drilling is happening. Here’s an example from Pleasant Gap, PA:

Delaware River Basin Commission Proposes Draft Drilling Regulations; Three Public Hearings in February

On Dec. 9, 2010, the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) released a draft of its proposed new regulations that will affect anything to do with the exploration, drilling and production of natural gas wells within the DRBC’s jurisdiction, which includes parts of the states of Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. The DRBC is […]

PA State Rep. Phyllis Mundy Makes Another Attempt to Stop Drilling in the PA Marcellus Shale

Pennsylvania State Rep. Phyllis Mundy (Democrat, Kingston) recently reintroduced several pieces of legislation designed to stop drilling in the Marcellus Shale in PA. Not that it will make much of a difference since Republicans now control the governorship, the Senate and the House in PA.

Maryland Lawmaker Proposes Legislation to Ban Drilling in that State

It appears the constant drumbeat that hydraulic fracturing is evil (coming from extremist environmental groups) is having the desired effect. At least on Democrat state politicians. Now it looks like Maryland may ban drilling in the Marcellus Shale that runs under a tiny section of that state: Maryland state Del. Heather Mizeur (D-Montgomery County), is […]


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