Skip to comments.It's a ga$! New study fuels fracking backing (Cuomo Supports It)
Posted on 07/24/2011 2:25:53 PM PDT by Coleus
Gov. Cuomo is hailing a new Pennsylvania study showing that the huge Marcellus Shale natural-gas field on the New York border could supply 25 percent of the nation's gas needs and create hundreds of thousands of jobs. Cuomo -- who's weighing a late-June report by the state Department of Environmental Conservation concluding that controversial "hydrofracking" gas drilling could be done safely in most parts of the Southern Tier -- said the Pennsylvania report showed the enormous potential for job creation and economic development that the drilling offered New York.
"Assuming it can be done safely and is properly regulated, the economic reports from Pennsylvania show the potential financial and economic rewards from developing this industry," said Cuomo spokesman Joshua Vlasto. The new report, prepared by Penn State University researchers at the behest of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, an industry-funded group, found that investment and production in the Marcellus Shale fields -- adjacent to New York's Southern Tier -- has been skyrocketing.
It found that gas production had quadrupled from 2009 to 2010 and that the number of wells brought into operation grew by 77 percent. The study estimated that gas production this year would rise by an additional 250 percent and that during the next nine years, Marcellus Shale production could
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Yes it is... I have friends their and listen to Quinn and Rose in the neck of the woods on the web and the crime their is unbelieveable. Giving some of these kids that are ruff around the edges some of this hard work wouldn't be a bad thing at all....
Yes the dumb @$$ libs in the city think the fuel that cooks the steak at the high end resturants they eat at is from some magical place or are to shallow to see where and how and how much work is envolved as to how it got to the resturant. All they know is right now Fracking is bad. My gosh we have a nation devoid of critical thinking skills....
“My gosh we have a nation devoid of critical thinking skills....”
The typical liberal doofus may be dumb as a box of lead drinking cups, but the ones behind them are doing it on purpose to “coerce them out of their cars.”
I’ve started reading “Control Freaks,” and it’s documenting that right out of the mouths of the leftards.
For all the cold satisfaction it gives me, I saw it coming back in about 1970 or 71.
Of course, whenever I brought it up everybody moved away from me on the “Group W” bench.
“The average voter’s attention span won’t allow that; neither will that of most MSM pundits.”
I only have one functioning brain cell left, and there’s quite a long waiting list to use it.
Tomorrow at 1300 I’m scheduled to remember the appointments I missed last Friday.
Crap links in that story. The link for the State study just returns to the story.
The EIA has updated that map showing larger fields.
I’m in the field or I would post the updated one.
you’re welcome, what ping list is that of your?
Click pics to enlarge
For Shale Gas only:
There is absolutely no reason for us to continue to struggle for energy in this country. Looks like the Antrim and Utica plays are being merged into one. (I’m in Michigan so that’s my focus)
I’d love to see those maps overlayed with coal and oil as well.
It’s called “The Usual Suspects”, it’s a.k.a. “It’s News to Me”. The lack of specific focus leads me to think, when I think about it and not something else, that it’s a way of harnessing my undiagnosed ADHD.
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