Shale Gas News Podcast: Iran & Why American Energy Development Has Changed Everything!

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If you wonder why and how the shale revolution has changed world affairs and American national security, listen to my interview on the “Shale Gas News” from Scranton, PA, which aired on Saturday, January 11.

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Daniel Markind of Flaster Greenberg

Daniel Markind is a shareholder at Flaster Greenberg PC with over 35 years of experience as a real estate and corporate transactional attorney. He has represented individuals and companies in the energy industry for over 20 years. Dan is a frequent lecturer on Marcellus Shale and other mineral extraction issues and is regularly asked to speak at conferences, in the media and at other venues regarding energy issues and their legal and political implications.

The US Kills Iran’s Most Dangerous General – What’s Next?

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Overnight, the United States killed the most dangerous man in the Middle East, Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. Click here for my analysis on Forbes.com of what this means, what could come next and the importance of shale to our national security.

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Daniel Markind of Flaster Greenberg

Daniel Markind is a shareholder at Flaster Greenberg PC with over 35 years of experience as a real estate and corporate transactional attorney. He has represented individuals and companies in the energy industry for over 20 years. Dan is a frequent lecturer on Marcellus Shale and other mineral extraction issues and is regularly asked to speak at conferences, in the media and at other venues regarding energy issues and their legal and political implications.

The Marcellus Shale Region: 2019 Year in Review

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2019 was the year in which reality smacked the Marcellus Shale Basin in the face. By year’s end, some of the most famous names in the Basin, and in the industry, had exited, and desperately needed infrastructure projects remained stuck in the morass of legal and administrative challenges.

Click here to read my 2019 Year in Review on Forbes.com.

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Daniel Markind of Flaster Greenberg

Daniel Markind is a shareholder at Flaster Greenberg PC with over 35 years of experience as a real estate and corporate transactional attorney. He has represented individuals and companies in the energy industry for over 20 years. Dan is a frequent lecturer on Marcellus Shale and other mineral extraction issues and is regularly asked to speak at conferences, in the media and at other venues regarding energy issues and their legal and political implications.

Is There A Way To Turn The Failed Negotiations At COP25 In Madrid Into A Success?

The International Community failed to expand on the Paris Climate Accords last week.  Read my latest article on Forbes.com to learn the best way forward in order to get some real, concrete action on the issues relating to climate change.

Click here to read more on Forbes.com.

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Daniel Markind of Flaster Greenberg

Daniel Markind is a shareholder at Flaster Greenberg PC with over 35 years of experience as a real estate and corporate transactional attorney. He has represented individuals and companies in the energy industry for over 20 years. Dan is a frequent lecturer on Marcellus Shale and other mineral extraction issues and is regularly asked to speak at conferences, in the media and at other venues regarding energy issues and their legal and political implications.

Natural Gas Pipelines: Will Prior Decisions Come Back to Haunt Governors Cuomo & Wolf?

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The controversy about natural gas pipelines took another twist during the last two weeks. In my latest article, read how two Northeast governors face major challenges over very different pipeline decisions that could impact both of their administrations.

Click here to read more on Forbes.com.

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Daniel Markind of Flaster Greenberg

Daniel Markind is a shareholder at Flaster Greenberg PC with over 35 years of experience as a real estate and corporate transactional attorney. He has represented individuals and companies in the energy industry for over 20 years. Dan is a frequent lecturer on Marcellus Shale and other mineral extraction issues and is regularly asked to speak at conferences, in the media and at other venues regarding energy issues and their legal and political implications.

The Middle East Convulses, But Thanks To Shale America Hardly Notices


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Sometimes we take our security and our economic stability for granted. One of the reasons we’ve been able to do that this last decade is because of shale. In my latest piece on Forbes.com, read how the shale revolution is maintaining energy stability while the Middle East increases in instability.

Click here to read more on Forbes.com.

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Daniel Markind of Flaster Greenberg

Daniel Markind is a shareholder at Flaster Greenberg PC with over 35 years of experience as a real estate and corporate transactional attorney. He has represented individuals and companies in the energy industry for over 20 years. Dan is a frequent lecturer on Marcellus Shale and other mineral extraction issues and is regularly asked to speak at conferences, in the media and at other venues regarding energy issues and their legal and political implications.

Pittsburgh International Airport Announces New Energy Microgrid

Is Pittsburgh International Airport’s New Energy Microgrid Sustainability In Action Or The Opposite?

Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) announced this week that it is establishing a microgrid to supply power at the airport, connected to the main electrical power grid in case of emergency but otherwise separate from it. This microgrid concept is being touted as an example of modern sustainability, and also as an example of how solar power can play a much larger role in providing our energy needs. Is this concept something to exalt or condemn?

Click here to read more on Forbes.com.

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Daniel Markind of Flaster Greenberg

Daniel Markind is a shareholder at Flaster Greenberg PC with over 35 years of experience as a real estate and corporate transactional attorney. He has represented individuals and companies in the energy industry for over 20 years. Dan is a frequent lecturer on Marcellus Shale and other mineral extraction issues and is regularly asked to speak at conferences, in the media and at other venues regarding energy issues and their legal and political implications.