Tag Archives: Natural gas development

This post was originally authored by Charles M. Hart, Partner, Duane Morris
In the summer of 2012, after the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court enjoined implementation of certain provisions of Act 13 that were designed to bring uniformity to zoning in the Marcellus region, we blogged about the resulting uncertainty for the Commonwealth, …

The U.S. Department of Energy has delayed the finalization and release of its review of the U.S. shale gas industry until after the Presidential campaign. As a result, decisions on licenses to build at least a dozen liquefied natural gas (LNG) production facilities necessary for the export of Marcellus Shale …

The DVMA’s second quarterly meeting, a panel discussion titled “Doing Business in the Marcellus”, brought experts from the oil and gas industry, state government, service industries, and consulting firms together to discuss how Marcellus Shale has impacted and – even more so in the future – will effect businesses in …

September 13, 2012

by Joe Crivelli

There’s not a lot of news on the economic front that makes me hopeful these days. The job market isn’t growing, but the national debt is. The economy has been moving sideways essentially since 2008, and consumer confidence remains mired at multi-year lows.
But the Marcellus Shale gives me hope. Here …

September 7, 2012

by David Ellerbeck

This summer, a KPMG report demonstrated the unprecedented impact of the commercialization of shale gas in the U.S. on the chemical industry.
A study of the last two years shows a huge leap toward a promising future. In fact, according to KPMG’s chemical industry specialists, the U.S. market has become a world …

We are pleased to announce our fall quarterly meeting, “Doing Business in the Marcellus.” The second meeting since the Delaware Valley Marcellus Association’s (DVMA) inception will take place at 8 a.m. on Thursday, September 6 in the Meade Room at the Union League of Philadelphia.
Based on feedback from the inaugural …

A recent Wall Street Journal article points out that opponents of natural gas development frequently use bad science to support their claims.
To make the argument against drilling, adversaries blame everything from breast cancer to air pollution on Marcellus development. These claims are as shocking as they are misleading, and are …

Good news should be good news. But not in the world of Marcellus Shale development, where all too often science and fact are distorted by bias. This week brings news that Duke University researchers have released a study on isolated cases of saline contamination in select areas of Pennsylvania. Their …

May 29, 2012

by Frank Luchak

Some say there are too many industry organizations that have been formed in the wake of the Marcellus Shale play and ask “why do we need one more?” However, the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity presented by Marcellus Shale affects not only the energy industry, but all businesses in the Commonwealth. The Delaware …

May 12, 2012

by Greg Matusky

Welcome to a new chapter in responsible Marcellus Shale development in our Commonwealth. The Delaware Valley Marcellus Association (DVMA) has been formed to communicate the value of this vast, domestic, cleaner energy source to Delaware Valley businesses, professionals, investors, and suppliers.
Marcellus Shale development is transforming the economy of Pennsylvania, creating enormous opportunities. …