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.

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.

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.