Political Tensions Rise Over Rights To Mediterranean Natural Gas Bonanza

While the eyes of the world have been on the impeachment of President Trump, Brexit, the coronavirus and the new American peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians, the seeds for the next war perhaps are being sown in the Eastern Mediterranean. Read more in my latest article in 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.

As 2020 Begins, Pennsylvania Aggressively Regulates An Industry It Welcomed, While New York Retreats From An Industry It Rejected

State administrators in both Pennsylvania and New York made significant decisions on shale gas to start 2020, all of which can be greatly significant as we approach a Presidential election season. Read about them in my latest article in 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.

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.

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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.

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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.

New Developments in the Energy World

A lot has happened in the energy world in the past few weeks. Below is a brief summary of my two recent articles for Forbes.com highlighting these recent developments. As always, if you have any questions, feel free to reach out.

Are Northern California’s Blackouts An Image Of Our Energy Future?

Starting Wednesday, October 9, Californians in 34 counties had their power suspended by PG&E, which filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in January in the face of huge potential liability over the 2018 fires. Is this a glimpse into the future for the rest of the country?

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Cyprus Launches Drones To Monitor Turkish Gas Drilling In Mediterranean

Last week, the nation of Cyprus deployed drones to monitor Turkish attempts to drill for natural gas in waters claimed by the divided nation. Turkey’s action added to the tension in a region already roiling from the migrant problem, the recent Turkish invasion of Syria, and the overall Middle East uncertainty. The implications for energy and aviation, as well as world security, could be enormous.

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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.