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Steamfitters Talk Pipeline Safety

May 23, 2017

Steamfitters Local 420 is a labor union in southeastern Pennsylvania that is engaged throughout the pipeline timeline from training the workers, to installing the pipeline, to servicing the pipeline once it is “up and running.” According to Steamfitters Director of Training, Pete Klein, “there is a fear of pipelines and transportation of product through pipelines.” […]


Mariner East Supports Emergency Preparedness and Safety

May 23, 2017

With many miles of new pipelines expected to develop in Pennsylvania over the next ten years, the Mariner East 2 pipeline harbors significant opportunities for Pennsylvania’s communities. These opportunities come in line with extensive regulations around construction and testing, and are built with multiple layers of safety features that collectively protect the people, property and […]


API Executive Director Comments on Inadequate Pipeline Capacity

May 16, 2017

The shale revolution in Pennsylvania has impacted economic growth and energy connectivity across the state. As demand increases for the energy to run our businesses, vehicles and homes, so too does the demand for adequate capacity of the energy industry to provide affordable and reliable generation power. However, this capacity is underscored by pipeline connectivity […]


Anti-Pipeline Activists Dealt Another Defeat in Court

May 15, 2017

Penn Live published a piece titled, “Opponents of Sunoco’s Mariner East II Pipeline Handed another Legal Defeat,” today. The Commonwealth Court in Huntingdon County ruled in favor of Mariner East 2’s parent company, Sunoco Logistics, casting yet another defeat to anti-pipeline activists. This court case defeat in Huntingdon County is the most recent in a […]


Mariner East 2 Key Fuel Source for Cambria County’s $1 billion facility

May 15, 2017

The Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) Fairview Energy Center is a major infrastructure project in Cambria County that will provide electricity generation in Pennsylvania utilizing ethane from the Mariner East 2 pipeline as one of its fuel sources. This project is made possible, in large part, through its connection agreement Sunoco Logistics’ Mariner East project. This […]


IHS Markit Study Marks Importance of NGL Supply for PA Future

May 9, 2017

An IHS Markit study on the “Prospects to Enhance Pennsylvania’s Opportunities in Petrochemical Manufacturing” was released this past March. The study covers the natural gas resources in Pennsylvania, highlighting steady economic returns that have come from the abundant local stock of Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) from the Utica and Marcellus Shale plays in Pennsylvania over […]


Atlantic Sunrise Will Benefit PA and Domestic Energy Consumers

May 8, 2017

The Atlantic Sunrise Project is a proposed pipeline infrastructure project that would increase Pennsylvania’s impact on domestic need for Natural Gas Liquids (NGL).  The pipeline will expand upon existing pipeline infrastructure to connect Natural Gas liquids (NGL) from the Marcellus Shale plays in northeastern Pennsylvania to markets and communities along the East Coast. This expansion […]


Energy Infrastructure Supports Safety of American Communities

May 3, 2017

The National Association of Manufactures released a video on “how energy infrastructure projects support the growth and safety of communities across America.” Tim Solobay is the State Fire Commissioner for Pennsylvania. He works each day to ensure the safety of Pennsylvanians. Solobay explained that, “with forty years in the fire service,” he had seen different […]


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