Energy, manufacturing firms urge Pa. House to reject severance tax

Energy and manufacturing association officials are urging Pennsylvania's House of Representatives to reject a tax package that includes both a severance and use tax on natural gas that the state's Senate narrowly approved 2 weeks ago.



Sunoco reaches settlement on natural gas pipeline

State officials, environmental groups and the owners of a cross-state natural gas pipeline in Pennsylvania have reached an agreement to allow drilling to continue while providing protections to the public.



Energy Lobby Heavyweights Pressure Pennsylvania GOP to Block Shale Tax

Some of the energy industry's biggest trade organizations are throwing their weight against a new tax on users of the nation's largest natural shale gas field in Pennsylvania, arguing that it would only hurt the local industrial economy and would do little to alleviate the state's budget deficit.



Tax Proposal and Pennsylvania Prosperity

Last month a narrow majority in Pennsylvania's state Senate voted for a $600 million tax increase that would hit natural gas producers and natural gas and electric users while also hiking taxes on communications services - all of which could significantly impact Pennsylvania consumers.



Drilling Resumes on Controversial Sunoco Mariner East 2 Pipeline

Drilling operations on the embattled Sunoco Mariner East 2 Pipeline have been allowed to resume in 16 of 55 locations, according to a ruling issued Friday by a Pennsylvania environmental judge.



Gasoline prices continue to climb

Gasoline prices in Texas and nationwide continue to spike, but they're unlikely to grow much higher in the final weeks of the summer.



North American Oil & Natural Gas Industry Positions on NAFTA

The 750+ member companies of AMEXHI, CAPP and API support free trade and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that removes barriers, promotes market-oriented policies and creates opportunities for commercial growth and job creation.



Gov. Wolf: pipelines necessary to 'live the life we want'

Speaking Thursday at the state Capitol, Gov. Tom Wolf says pipelines are necessary to "live the life we want to live," and transporting natural gas products should be done as safely as possible.



Study: US oil, gas industry supported 10.3 million jobs in 2015

The US oil and gas industry's total employment impact to the national economy in 2015, combining operational and capital investment impacts, amounted to 10.3 million full-time and part-time jobs and accounted for 5.6% of total US employment...



New Study: 322,600 Pennsylvania jobs supported by natural gas and oil

Industry added $44.46 billion to state's economy in 2015