HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, October 21, 2011 Mid Atlantic BX (MABX) will host the Marcellus Shale Economic Development Summit, which focuses on the regional economic impact of the natural gas industry. The event will feature a panel discussion moderated by WITF Morning Edition host Craig Layne.
The panel includes the executive director of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS), a civil engineering firm executive, a commercial construction industry attorney, and a representative from Talisman Energy.
The panel discussion will focus on a variety of economic issues surrounding the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania, including the potential effects of a $40,000-per-well impact fee recently proposed by Governor Tom Corbett.
Marcellus Shale Economic Development Summit panelists:
Jeffery Lynch, CPSM, is currently director of client services for Navarro & Wright Consulting Engineers, Inc. of New Cumberland, Pa. Navarro & Wright has been serving energy clients in the Marcellus region for more than three years.
Amy Gilbert is a stakeholder relations advisor with Talisman Energy USA Inc. (TEUSA). TEUSA is one of the leading natural gas producers in the Marcellus Shale play, averaging more than 400 million cubic feet per day of production in the first quarter of 2011.
David Sanko became executive director of PSATS in January 2010. Sanko served as a member of Governor Ed Rendell's cabinet from 2003 to 2005, and was also chief of staff for Governor Mark Schweiker.
Timothy J. Woolford is the founding partner of Woolford Law, P.C., a central Pennsylvania-based construction law firm representing numerous companies that have performed work for gas companies in the Marcellus Shale region.
The Marcellus Shale Economic Development Summit will take place at the Radisson Hotel Harrisburg in Camp Hill, Pa. The event starts at 8:30 a.m. with registration and a continental breakfast. Opening remarks will occur at 9:00 a.m., with the panel discussion to follow immediately. The panel discussion will continue until 11:00 a.m. with an audience question and answer session to end the event. Tickets are $40 for MABX members and $80 for non-members. The event is open to the media. For more information visit www.midatlanticbx.com.
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