Guest Post: American Energy Production Creates Huge Benefits for Pennsylvanians

The following is a guest post by The Institute for Energy Research, originally published on May 10, 2021: The lives and fortunes of many in rural Pennsylvania have been changed for the better forever by the combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing that has fundamentally transformed areas in economic…


First Responders Find Dedicated Partners Among Gas Companies

Article By Rick Hiduk When natural gas exploration began in the Endless Mountains a decade ago, the first thing that first responders noticed – especially those who coordinate emergency vehicles – was an increase in truck traffic. Next came the construction of gas pads and compressor stations in remote places….

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Guest Post: The Importance of Technical Training

The following is a guest post by executive director of the Northern Tier Industry & Education Consortium (NTIEC), Shealynn Shave on the recent grand opening of GasSearch Drilling Services’ (GDS) new facility in Lenox, PA: As a girl who was born and raised right here in Susquehanna County, it’s an…

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Petroleum & Natural Gas College Students Excited to Start New Year

(also published in the Susquehanna County Independent) As new and returning students arrived at the Lackawanna College School of Petroleum and Natural Gas (School of PNG) in New Milford last week, administrators were getting a better idea of how their ongoing efforts are filling the classrooms, satisfying the needs of…

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Looking Back, Moving Forward: Chad Gorman

Written by Rick Hiduk GasSearch Drilling Services (GDS) operations manager Chad Gorman has seen substantial growth in the Marcellus shale region of northern Pennsylvania and especially in Susquehanna County, where he oversees hundreds of employees. GDS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, is contracted for water hauling…