“And the case for natural gas isn’t limited to environmental improvement. Landowners in rural Pennsylvania are reaping huge economic benefits from shale production. Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. recently announced that more than $1 billion has been paid in royalties to landowners in Susquehanna and Wyoming counties; nearly $500,000 has been paid out in signing bonuses since Cabot began shale operations in 2006. And those are payments from just a single company.”
-House Republicans need to get serious about solving Pa’s revenue problems: Editorial, Penn Live, July 19, 2017.