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Kurt Knaus: Pipelines are critical to having strong infrastructure

January 24, 2018

Kurt Knaus, spokesman for Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance, had a piece published today in the Middletown Press & Journal. In his column, Knaus covers the Pennsylvania DEP halting construction along the Mariner East 2 line, as well as the incredible negative impact this shutdown will have both on the Pennsylvania economy, and Pennsylvanian workers. “According […]


FERC Approves PennEast Pipeline

January 23, 2018

An important step for Pennsylvania’s energy infrastructure was taken last Friday when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved construction of the Pennsylvania to New Jersey PennEast Pipeline. The project has been in the works for more than four years now, and has moved even closer to beginning construction with FERC’s approval. After months of […]


Tom Shepstone: Why The Mariner East 2 Pipeline Is Essential to Southeast PA

January 17, 2018

In a two part series last week, Tom Shepstone, of Shepstone Management Company Inc., explored the importance of the Mariner East 2 Pipeline to Southeastern Pennsylvania.  Shepstone covers not only the tremendous economic impact that the project will have for the State, but also how it will impact individual homeowners, everyday people who want to […]


Watch: Marcus Hook Industrial Complex

January 10, 2018

Energy Transfer Partners is currently purposing the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex as a site for the distribution, storing ,and processing of natural gas liquids from the Marcellus Shale, creating jobs and helping to boost the local economy. Rick Hochstuhl: Project Manager, IBEW Local 654 “I’m 40 years in the IBEW and I started here as […]


Economic Impact of Mariner East Projects Double Previous Estimates

January 9, 2018

While crossing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Mariner East projects touch scores of communities. As construction progresses, the economic impacts of the project grow and impact thousands of people. A study recently released by Econsult finds the full benefits that these infrastructure projects will bring to the state. According to Econsult, the “total potential economic […]


New Study Expands Economic Promise of ME2 Projects

January 8, 2018

Harrisburg, Pa. — A newly released study that re-examines the potential economic impact of the Mariner East pipeline projects shows the value of this critical infrastructure is even greater than first anticipated, generating a one-time economic impact of nearly $9.1 billion in Pennsylvania and supporting 57,070 jobs during the entire construction period with earnings of […]


Low Holiday Temperatures Prompt Record Natural Gas Demand

January 5, 2018

When the clock ticked from 2017 into 2018, thermometers up and down the east coast hovered at record lows, well below freezing temperatures. Those celebrating outside, whether it was Times Square or one of the numerous other celebrations, returned home from the bone chilling climate to their homes – their warm homes. As Forbes writes, […]


Mariner East Maintains Commitment to Safe Construction

January 3, 2018

Throughout each stage of development, the Mariner East projects have gone above and beyond to adhere to safety standards and bring affordable energy connectivity to people across Pennsylvania. Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) released a news release suspending all construction of the pipeline until certain requirements are met. As the PEIA has […]