Rural Energy Coalition
Jim Willis on NGL PipelinesEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN)
[Editor’s Note: America’s Rural Energy Coalition conducted an event the other day that highlighted what can only be described as Pennsylvania’s very special natural gas miracle]
Last week America’s Rural Energy Coalition (AREC), a national organization created by rural community stakeholders and industry representatives from across the country to build sustainable rural communities by maximizing the opportunities and minimizing the challenges presented to them as a result of the development of their regional energy resources, held a regional meeting in Bradford County, PA.
George StarkDirector, External AffairsCabot Oil & Gas
[Editor’s Note: Natural gas benefits to our economy are far reaching; from rural development to lower energy costs to the multiplier effects all around us.]
Residential natural gas helped keep many Texas families warm during February’s unprecedented freeze. The demand for natural gas to heat homes and power electricity generation set new records in February, and a reliable supply was crucial to ensuring that the state had access to the energy it needed, according to new analysis from the American Gas Association.
Two “Keep It In The Ground” activist groups that work to stop the of use natural gas have become so opposed to anything involving “gas” that they have now resorted to attacking renewable natural gas (RNG), a non-fossil fuel alternative with tremendous environmental benefits.
Following a “tectonic change” in global energy markets over the past decade from the shale revolution, “there is a bright future for natural gas,” according to American Gas Association President and CEO Karen Harbert.