Dave Spigelmyer, President of Marcellus Shale Coalition talks about Natural Gas

[display_podcast] This past weekend, Glen talked with Dave Spigelmyer (President of Marcellus Shale Coalition) about the economic benefits of hydraulic fracturing and shale gas, and why the state of Pennsylvania should continue to allow drilling in state forests.

2015-02-09 Meakem Minute – oil prices

[display_podcast]   Glen Meakem is a successful technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and conservative talk radio show host, who offers information and insights on how individuals, our states, and our nation can be more successful. Glen’s unique perspective has been shaped by his experiences as founder, chairman and CEO of the B2B internet success Freemarkets Inc – which he founded in 1995, […]

2015-02-03 Meakem Minute – shutting down drilling

[display_podcast]   Glen Meakem is a successful technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and conservative talk radio show host, who offers information and insights on how individuals, our states, and our nation can be more successful. Glen’s unique perspective has been shaped by his experiences as founder, chairman and CEO of the B2B internet success Freemarkets Inc – which he founded in 1995, […]

2015-01-08 Meakem Minute-Obama on Keystone

[display_podcast]   Glen Meakem is a successful technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and conservative talk radio show host, who offers information and insights on how individuals, our states, and our nation can be more successful. Glen’s unique perspective has been shaped by his experiences as founder, chairman and CEO of the B2B internet success Freemarkets Inc – which he founded in 1995, […]

2015-01-07 Meakem Minute-PA Gas Taxes

[display_podcast]   Glen Meakem is a successful technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and conservative talk radio show host, who offers information and insights on how individuals, our states, and our nation can be more successful. Glen’s unique perspective has been shaped by his experiences as founder, chairman and CEO of the B2B internet success Freemarkets Inc – which he founded in 1995, […]

Saudi Arabia versus the Keystone Pipeline

As posted at The Center for Vision and Values   By Dr. Mark Hendrickson Wow, I had barely recommended repealing the laws that restrict U.S. oil exports as part of an overall ramping up of competition in global oil markets when news hit that the Saudis were cutting the price of oil shipped to the U.S. The […]

Why Pennsylvania should not enact a severance tax on natural gas

As posted at The Center for Vision and Values As the governor’s race heats up in Pennsylvania, one of the central issues is whether to enact a severance tax on natural gas. Democrat candidate Tom Wolf has emphasized the fact that Pennsylvania is the only state in the country without a severance tax. Critics of […]

2013-04-03 Meakem Minute – rejecting the XL Pipeline

[display_podcast] Glen Meakem is a successful technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and conservative talk radio show host, who offers information and insights on how individuals, our states, and our nation can be more successful. Glen’s unique perspective has been shaped by his experiences as founder, chairman and CEO of the B2B internet success Freemarkets Inc – […]

Yale Study: The Arithmetic of Shale Gas

The study -which was conducted by a group of Yale economists – added up ALL of the costs of natural gas, including very generous estimates of indirect costs often referred to as “externalities” like air pollution, health problems, “global warming,” etc.  The study concluded that “not even inflated costs associated with unrealistically high incidences of […]

Energy: Pennsylvania’s Choice, America’s Model

As posted at The Center for Vision and Values By Robert T. Smith We can’t drill our way to energy independence. Or so proclaims the president and many of his supporters. Here in Pennsylvania, the proclamation rings hollow; we are in the midst of a historic natural gas boom. Pennsylvania has an abundant supply of […]