Archive for October 28th, 2011

The Kooky Things Anti-Drillers Say

An excellent commentary in today’s New York Post by Abby Wisse Schachter addresses the fear mongering and just plain kookiness heard from anti-drillers. From the opening: New York state just announced another delay in what has become a more-than-four-year process to approve widespread natural-gas drilling. Over that time, the state has lost tens of thousands […]

Who Owns U.S. Oil & Natural Gas Companies? You

Who actually owns U.S. oil and natural gas companies? If you’re one of the economic illiterates in the “Occupy” movement, you no doubt believe the oil and gas industry is owned by “the 1 percent”. But you would be wrong. A new study just released proves the middle class (ie you) owns the vast majority […]

Albany NY Mayor Jerry Jennings (D) Vetoes Fracking Ban

Longtime Albany, NY Mayor (and a Democrat!) Jerry Jennings has just vetoed a City Common Council measure to ban hydraulic fracturing inside the city.

US Sen. Joe Manchin (D) Supports Drilling, Criticizes Obama

It seems lately that it’s a rare Democrat who goes on the record to support shale gas drilling, so when it happens, MDN is happy to mention it. U.S. Senator Joe Manchin from West Virginia, former governor of that state who won a special election to fill the seat of Robert Byrd, said the following […]

Southwestern Energy has 40 Wells in Northeast PA

Southwestern Energy provides the following update of its Marcellus Shale activities in its recently released third quarter report. The update shows that Southwestern’s Marcellus activity is concentrated in Bradford and Susquehanna counties in PA.

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Friday, Oct 28, 2011

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading:


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