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100 Member Business Org. Aims to Revitalize PA via Natural Gas

October 12, 2018

Business groups across the state of Pennsylvania are joining forces to help expedite the realization of economic benefits from the state’s natural gas reserves. The group, ‘Forge The Future’, is placing an emphasis on maximizing the use of Pennsylvania natural gas in communities nationwide to bring prosperity to manufacturing, power production, energy and many other […]


Pipeline Oppo. Spreads False Narrative through Phony Software

October 11, 2018

Courtesy of Quest Consultants, the firm that has performed flawed risk assessment studies in Pennsylvania, local pipeline opponents have been given access to ‘CANARY’ software, which is supposedly able to model gas line leak scenarios to draw conclusions about pipeline risk. As one may suspect, pipeline opponents have used the software to further their ideological, […]


Natural Gas Benefits Are Clear

October 10, 2018

Jim Kunz, head of the Operating Engineers and a founding member of PEIA, was recently featured in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. In his piece Mr.Kunz presents the many benefits natural gas and pipeline infrastructure are bringing to Pennsylvania, including: affordable, reliable and clean energy, manufacturing jobs, and household savings. Pennsylvania natural gas reserves are thought to […]


Atlantic Sunrise Helps Solidify PA Energy Success

October 9, 2018

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently granted Williams permission to bring the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline online. The project’s completion is a robust addition to national pipeline infrastructure and another long-term commitment to Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale natural gas exports. With an anticipated capacity of 1.7 billion cubic feet per day, Atlantic Sunrise will bolster Williams’ Transcontinental […]


ME2 Ensures Safety With Extra Due Diligence

October 2, 2018

Pipeline opponents continue to talk out of both sides of their mouths. One day they say that more needs to be done to ensure the safe operation of pipelines even though their motives are to delay and ultimately halt the safe transport of much-needed energy resources. This week, these anti-pipeline groups are touting delays that […]


State Sen. Andy Dinniman Opposes Bill Aimed To Protect Citizens

September 28, 2018

The Pennsylvania legislature recently brought forward Senate Bill 652 (S.B 652) which will strengthen the punishment for trespassing, vandalizing, burglarizing, and protesting on ‘critical infrastructure.’ Pipeline opponents, specifically State Senator Andy Dinniman, have voiced outrage and alleged that S.B 652 infringes on first amendment rights. It is important to note that the purpose of S.B. […]


Increased Pipeline Scrutiny Highlights Need For Pipeline Infrastructure

September 26, 2018

Pipeline opponents’ voices are loudest when calling for a complete shutdown of pipeline infrastructure projects though they rarely consider the costs of insufficient and incomplete infrastructure. A recent opinion piece in the Harrisburg Patriot News shed more light on the necessity of a robust pipeline infrastructure, particularly in a state like Pennsylvania. Natural gas serves […]


First Responders Are Trained to React to Emergencies – But Pipelines Are Proven to Mitigate Risk

September 18, 2018

PEIA was happy to cohost an event last Thursday in Lebanon, Pennsylvania with the Keystone Energy Forum and Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce. Kevin O’Connor, a former firefighter and leader in the International Association of Fire Fighters was on-hand along with others to discuss the positive impact that the energy industry is having on Pennsylvania […]