Marcellus Shale Impact Fees Projected to Rebound After Pandemic Slump

Impact fees from Pennsylvania’s shale gas wells are projected to bounce back this year from last year’s record low to the highest collection in three years. A new report from the Independent Fiscal Office credits a surge in natural gas prices for driving impact fees to an estimated $233.8 million for 2021. The total collection is …

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Please don’t count American oil and gas production out

Heat or eat: That heart wrenching choice grows more probable for countless Americans with surging inflation, gasoline and natural gas prices at seven-year highs, and Americans’ winter heating bills set to rise by at least $13.6 billion over last year. These alarming jolts have been exacerbated by recent decisions that have discouraged investment in American …

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Letter to the editor: Severance tax not solution for Pa.’s recovery

For the seventh consecutive year, Gov. Tom Wolf proposes a severance tax in the state budget. The Wolf administration claims that the severance tax, along with other proposed taxes, will help us recover from the covid-19 crisis. The natural gas industry plays a critical role in developing products we use in our everyday lives as …

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Southeastern Pennsylvania Benefits From Energy Development

President Joe Biden’s $2.25 trillion American Jobs Plan seeks to put people to work by rebuilding our nation’s critical infrastructure. But his plan to “build back better” overlooks the backbone of America’s energy system: pipelines. Not only are these energy assets critical to powering our economy, pipelines are the lynchpin in helping the administration meet …

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State energy, manufacturing, building trades, business leaders tout Pennsylvania natural gas

With President Joe Biden’s $3 trillion infrastructure package on the table, Pennsylvania’s top building trades, business, manufacturing, and energy leaders on Wednesday stressed how state-produced natural gas plays a pivotal role in sustaining climate progress, creating good-paying jobs, and ramping up national security. “Thanks to America’s energy renaissance, Pennsylvania is well positioned to re-shore more …

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Pennsylvanians could pay more under Wolf’s proposed severance tax plan

For the seventh straight year, Gov. Tom Wolf is proposing a new tax on the state’s natural gas producers — and ultimately on Pennsylvanians. This year’s severance tax plan, like the others before it, could undermine the production of natural gas — which about half of American households rely on for energy — and much-needed …

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Podcast: On Natural Gas in PA

PA Natural Gas: Lots of jobs, lots of taxes, let’s tax it more. Is that good idea? API’s Stephanie Catarino Wissman on the state of PA’s natural gas industry and challenges ahead. Listen Now

Op-Ed: Fracking ban threatens American jobs and derails our environmental progress

Now the global leader in natural gas and oil production, the U.S. has set the standard for safe, reliable, and affordable energy. America’s energy sector supports more than 10 million jobs across the nation, driving nearly $290 billion of capital investment – all while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. But unrealistic energy policies and bans on …

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