15 Mar 2012

MSC in the Allentown Morning Call: Marcellus Shale Gas Benefits Pennsylvania

March 12, 2012 In the News, Newsroom MSC in the Allentown Morning Call: Marcellus Shale Gas Benefits Pennsylvania Paul Carpenter’s March 6 column (“Gas drilling symposium at NCC to challenge ‘bill of goods’ “) fundamentally disregards the overwhelmingly positive developments...
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15 Mar 2012

MSC Statement on Shell Chemical LP Ethane Cracker Announcement

March 15, 2012 Newsroom, Press Releases MSC Statement on Shell Chemical LP Ethane Cracker Announcement Canonsburg, PA – Marcellus Shale Coalition president Kathryn Klaber issued the following statement on Shell Chemical’s announcement that it will move forward with evaluating a...
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15 Mar 2012

Israeli strike on Iran could raise gas prices to $6-per-gallon, analysts say

An Israeli military strike against Iranian nuclear enrichment sites would spike gas prices to between $5 and $6 per gallon, according to market analysts. This would be well beyond the record highs hit in 2008, when nationwide average retail prices hit $4.11 per gallon, analysts...
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15 Mar 2012

Romney slams Obama over gas prices

Mitt Romney blamed President Obama’s policies for sending gas prices through the roof during a Fox News appearance Thursday morning. “People who set the prices of oil look not just at the daily spot rate, they look long-term to see what’s going to be...
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15 Mar 2012

Report: Britain, US to greenlight release from emergency oil reserve

Britain and the United States have informally agreed to release emergency oil stockpiles amid growing pressure on President Obama to do something about soaring gas prices, according to a news report. The Obama administration will formally request Britain’s participation in the...
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15 Mar 2012

Obama hits GOP foes as having ‘flat Earth’ views on energy

President Obama attacked the GOP presidential field in a speech on gas prices Thursday, portraying the candidates as “stuck in the past” and unserious about dealing with the nation’s energy problems.  Delivering his fourth speech on energy in as many weeks, Obama stressed that...
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15 Mar 2012

McCain sees another Solyndra in Navy biofuels spending

The Navy’s push to develop biofuels to run its fleet of planes and warships could devolve into a “Solyndra situation” for the Pentagon, a top Republican senator said today. During Tuesday’s hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee, ranking member John McCain (R-Ariz.)...
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15 Mar 2012

Report claims Obama, Cameron discussed tapping oil reserves

President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday discussed the possibility of releasing emergency oil reserves, according to a news report. “No agreement was reached. We will continue to work together to address energy security and oil price issues,” an...
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15 Mar 2012

News bites: Bush says Keystone approval a ‘no brainer’

Former President George W.  Bush said approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline is a “no brainer,” according to Bloomberg. A top Canadian official said he believes the pipeline will be approved, The Wall Street Journal reports. Royal Dutch Shell was sued for contributing to...
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