Severance Tax vs. Impact Fees On Natural Gas

WNEP By John Meyer SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY — Governor Tom Wolf is traveling the state, promoting his plan to tax the natural gas industry to help pay for education, but counties and communities that already get a lot of cash from the state’s impact fee on natural gas fear the governor’s plan could take money from […]

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What Wolf’s win means for energy and the environment

by Susan Phillips Now we know. Democrat Tom Wolf will indeed be taking the reins from Gov. Corbett in just over two months. For the first time since 1954, an incumbent Pennsylvania governor did not either win re-election or cede power to someone from their own party.  That’s an historic loss for Pennsylvania’s GOP, which has […]

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Southwestern Celebrates Marcellus Growth

Independent Weekender By Robert L. Baker, Times-Shamrock Writer The top guns from Southwestern Energy’s Houston, Texas, office were in Wyoming County Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 30) to celebrate its 5-year investment in the Marcellus Shale. SWN senior vice president Jack Bergeron, who oversees the company’s Marcellus operations in its Appalachia Division, said of the activity at […]

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