Labor Market Information for Pennsylvania's Shale Related Economic Activity

PA Department of Labor & Industry provides current snapshots of labor market information through their monthly Fast Facts publications.



Cleared for landing: Job creation estimated for airport drilling project

Called "the billion-dollar deal," the recently inked contract between Consol Energy and the Allegheny County Airport Authority has big plans. But will the jobs created match up?



Games bring energy to county fairgrounds

From an obstacle course to a heavy equipment rodeo, the inaugural PA Energy Games gave those in the energy industry and the public an opportunity to enjoy a day of music, education and festivities at the county fairgrounds Saturday.



Webinar to focus on latest Marcellus Shale natural gas estimates

The volume of natural gas reserves in the Marcellus Shale formation will be the subject of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.



Giant Eagle brings CNG to Cranberry GetGo

Giant Eagle's latest compressed natural gas filling station was unveiled Thursday at a GetGo location in Cranberry Township.



Supervisors give 5 gas wells green light

Pine Township remains host of a natural gas drilling company.



Study: U.S. Oil And Gas Revolution To Increase Income, Boost Trade

The economic and employment contributions from U.S. unconventional oil and gas production are now being felt throughout the U.S. economy, increasing household incomes, boosting trade and contributing to a new increase in U.S. competitiveness in the world economy, a new study by IHS finds.



As real data accumulates, shale decisions rely less on predictions

The American people, regular consumers, are the latest target of IHS Global Insights.



Chesapeake to pay $7.5 million to settle post-production cost suit

The second largest natural gas producer in the nation agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle a class action lawsuit that alleged it improperly charged thousands of Pennsylvania leaseholders post-production fees, an attorney representing the plaintiffs said Friday.



Plastics maker protects, profits from gas wells

Ralph S. Alberts Co., a custom-plastics manufacturer that got its start 50 years ago making plane parts for a now-defunct local aircraft factory, has survived the decades by embracing new markets.