Higher Energy Taxes Will Sting Consumers

Even higher energy taxes will have a chilling effect on our region's economy, including for Pennsylvania consumers and those on fixed-incomes who continue to realize huge shale-related benefits in the form of more affordable and stable energy costs.



Energy expert to address Erie Rotary

One of the nation's leading energy economists says there's nothing unusual about imposing a severance tax on companies that remove oil or natural gas from the earth.



The economics of expanding natural gas service

Patch of Cambria County hopes to be the first to receive Peoples gas under new tariff



Beaver County partnership connects the dots between businesses and students

The 2015 Beaver County Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Day is one of the fruits of work between the Beaver County Chamber of Commerce and the Beaver Valley Intermediate Unit to "connect the dots" between students and businesses.



US to launch blitz of gas exports, eyes global energy dominance

The US Energy Department prepares a wave of LNG gas permits in the latest move to redraw the world's oil and gas landscape



Pennsylvania Severance Tax Illusions

Severance tax illusions seem to be the order of the day in Pennsylvania today among many politicians, but there are some who, thankfully, grasp the realities.



Seton Hill student tells how Pa. Gov. Wolf's tax plan will hurt her

Penny Fjellanger wasn't thinking about taxes when she enrolled at Seton Hill University last fall.



Low Marcellus gas prices cut into EQT profits

Profits took a hit from low natural gas prices despite an increase in production at EQT Corp., one of the first major Marcellus drillers to announce earnings for the first quarter of a year punctuated by a rollback in shale activity.



Wolf garners more opposition to plan replace drilling fee

An organization of Pennsylvania's municipalities is joining counties in opposing Gov. Tom Wolf's proposal to replace a variable fee on Marcellus Shale natural gas wells with a flat annual payment to local governments in drilling areas.



Ohio moves step closer to landing natural gas cracker plant

One proposal to build an ethane cracker in Appalachia took a step forward this week while another hit a delay as companies mull the economics behind spending billions of dollars to convert shale gas to chemicals.