Marcellus Shale Coalition http://wesa.fm en Shale Gas Industry Group Gets New Leader http://wesa.fm/post/shale-gas-industry-group-gets-new-leader <p>The Marcellus Shale Coalition is going to the past for its new president. &nbsp;</p><p>The shale gas industry group on Tuesday named David Spigelmyer as its new president, replacing Kathryn Klaber, who announced in July that she was stepping down after four years on the job. After a two-month search the coalition decided on Spigelmyer, a founder and a past chairman of the group.</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 20:09:56 +0000 Kevin Gavin 18540 at http://wesa.fm Ferlo Calls for Fracking Moratorium in PA http://wesa.fm/post/ferlo-calls-fracking-moratorium-pa <p>When lawmakers return to Harrisburg next week they will be faced with a new proposal to put a moratorium on new permits for hydraulic fracturing.&nbsp;</p><p>State Sen. Jim Ferlo (D-Allegheny) announced that he is introducing legislation during a news conference at the Allegheny County Courthouse Wednesday.</p><p>Senate Bill 1100 would also create a commission to analyze the agricultural, economic, environmental and social effects of Marcellus Shale drilling.</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 18:41:24 +0000 Tim Camerato 16753 at http://wesa.fm Marcellus Gas Production Rising Fast in PA, West Virginia http://wesa.fm/post/marcellus-gas-production-rising-fast-pa-west-virginia <p>Marcellus Shale natural gas production is rising even faster this year than energy experts had predicted, and that's having a national impact on energy.<br><br>Bentek, a Colorado company that analyzes energy trends, said 2013 production in Pennsylvania and West Virginia is up about 50 percent compared with last year. Figures for the pipelines that take gas out of the Marcellus show that in the first six months of the year, Pennsylvania produced about 1.5 trillion cubic feet of gas, with projections for a year-end total of about 3.2 trillion cubic feet.<br> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 16:05:06 +0000 The Associated Press 14916 at http://wesa.fm CEO of Marcellus Shale Coalition Stepping Down http://wesa.fm/post/ceo-marcellus-shale-coalition-stepping-down <p>After nearly four years, the head of Pennsylvania’s leading natural gas industry group will be stepping down.</p><p>The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) announced Friday its CEO Kathryn Klaber will be leaving the group this fall and will stay on during a nationwide search for her replacement.</p><p>Klaber, a Beaver Falls native, will be representing the MSC at upcoming events in Australia and London and will host the group’s third annual Shale Insight conference in Philadelphia in September.</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 19:31:40 +0000 Michael Lynch 13817 at http://wesa.fm