Marcellus Shale Group Snags Buchanan Ingersoll Lobbyist

Law360, Philadelphia (May 13, 2013, 4:02 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania-based Marcellus Shale Coalition announced Monday that it had added a former government relations professional from Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC to lead its lobbying efforts.

Jim Welty, who was just hired by Buchanan in October 2012, will serve as the vice president of governmental affairs for the industry group, which seeks to promote development of Marcellus and Utica Shale resources.

"The responsible development of natural gas from the Marcellus Shale is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our entire region. To fully realize these shared environmental,...
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