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Sound Bites From the 2014 NEI Shale Energy Conference

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

There is an energy revolution taking place in America due to shale gas and renewables. It can serve to revive the American Dream and it’s already doing so, but the challenge is overcoming a lack of appreciation for the industry driven by a lack of understanding. Tom Shepstone Natural Gas NOW   Each year the […]

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Sound Bites From The 2014 NEI Coal Conference

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Effectively managing the energy resources of the United States is arguably one of the most significant challenges faced by today’s public and private sector leaders.  Reliable, low-cost energy is a mission critical driver of the American Dream.  Without it, the United States will undoubtedly face increasing economic pressure. And, as a result, both the freedom and quality […]

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Nemacolin Energy Institute – 2013 Shale Energy Conference

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Latest News On Shale Energy The Nemacolin Energy Institute is a 501 c(6) organization with the mission “to help public and private sector leaders understand the facts about all energy sources in moving America to energy independence. To foster local, regional and national energy planning decisions based on facts and not misunderstanding.”  To achieve this mission, […]

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Managing Windfall Revenue

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Investing For Growth Instead of Spending to Cover Costs One of my passions is to help small communities think through how to create strategic plans that can ensure sustainable economic growth and prosperity.  It is on of the reasons I authored the eBook entitled “Avoiding The Boom:Bust Cycle” for communities impacted by the shale energy […]

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Nemacolin Energy Institute 3rd Annual Shale Energy Conference

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

The second day of the Nemacolin Energy Institute’s 3rd Annual Shale Energy Conference is starting off as inspirational as the first day ended.  I continue to be impressed with the quality of thinking and vision of the industry leaders and elected officials managing the growth of the shale energy industry. The program included a bipartisan […]

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It’s Time For a National Energy Policy

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

This week I am attending the Nemacolin Energy Institute’s 3rd Annual Shale Energy Conference.  NEI is a non-profit organization of which I am pleased to be a founding Board member.  The goal of NEI is to focus attention on and catalyze the creation of a comprehensive national energy policy for our nation.  This conference focuses […]

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Impressions of Beijing

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Strengthening Brand America – Discussion of Beijing as a business location.

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Governor Ridge Talks About Shale Energy

Monday, April 16th, 2012

I was fortunate enough to moderate the panel discussion entitled the “Ohio Energy Forum: The impact of shale exploration, drilling and extraction on companies doing business in Ohio”, hosted by McDonald Hopkins in Cleveland. Governor Tom Ridge kicked off the Forum by sharing his thoughts on the importance of shale energy to the State, Region and Nation. […]

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New eBook On Strategic Planning

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

One of the biggest challenges for public and private sector community leaders is to ensure residents enjoy sustainable economic prosperity. Some communities are blessed with amazing natural assets making the challenge a little easier to address. Some communities have well developed and highly competitive industry clusters to build from. Whatever the situation, to be successful […]

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Odds and Ends

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

I want to highlight three tools/reports I have been exposed to lately that I think you may find valuable (or at least interesting). Location Benchmark Portal This is a new online database service offering from Investment Consulting Associates. The tool allows you to compare individual countries on a wide range of competitive attributes. Here is […]

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