76ers Season Riding on Propane

April 20, 2018

Pennsylvania is filled with lots of sports fans. Between the Philadelphia Eagles winning the Super Bowl and Villanova’s second NCAA National Championship in three seasons, Philadelphia is riding high these days. Oh, and the 76ers are in the playoffs. Some might have thought that Joel Embiid’s season was done after sustaining an orbital fracture and […]

Solving for Pipeline Capacity Problems

April 20, 2018

Complications like prolonged shutdowns and unnecessary delays in pipeline construction don’t only hurt investment, but also have tangible implications on the availability of the energy required to fuel our homes and lives. Perhaps nowhere is this problem more pressing at the moment than in the Northeast of the United States. Coming out of an especially […]

Unnecessary Regulatory Delays Hurt Investments

April 19, 2018

The continued tug of war over what level of regulation and oversight is required for pipeline safety is ongoing in Pennsylvania. Some ideological advocates have shown that no level of regulation is enough for their interests while Pennsylvania needs better regulatory certainty in order for the necessary investments to be made in the state to […]

PA Homes without Heat as More Winter Weather Approaches

April 6, 2018

It may be spring, but it seems that winter isn’t done with Pennsylvania. Over the next week there are three chances of snow in the forecast for the state. With this new round of winter weather, it’s more crucial than ever that we have readily available propane to heat our houses Without building more pipeline […]

Another Attempt at Using Courts to Stop Infrastructure

March 28, 2018

A small group of pipeline opponents are once again attempting to stop pipeline construction, however their frivolous tactics continue to be futile. An appeal from six Middletown residents, trying to use a local ordinance to shut down the Mariner East 2 pipeline was rejected this week by The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania. The group claims […]

Clear Example of Mariner East 2’s Benefits for PA

March 26, 2018

Pipeline infrastructure is helping to transport energy throughout Pennsylvania. Now with Mariner East 2, it’s even helping power homes across the state. The Competitive Power Venture (CPV) Fairview Energy Center is a nearly $900 million 1,050 megawatt natural gas-fueled combined-cycle electric generation facility that is currently under construction in Jackson Township in Cambria County, slated […]

Russia Is Heating Homes In the U.S., Thanks to Pipeline Opponents

March 23, 2018

Even as the United States edges closer to record-setting natural gas production, the Northeast is being warmed by natural gas coming from Russia. Sufficient infrastructure to transport domestic supplies of oil and natural gas is lacking in the U.S., forcing the country to rely on foreign imports. If domestic energy is thriving, why are pipeline […]

Gas Production is Flourishing, But We Need Infrastructure to Move It

March 22, 2018

Natural gas production is booming in the United States, and especially in Pennsylvania. In 2012 the Marcellus and Utica shale area produced 7.8 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d), but in 2017 that number jumped to 23.7 Bcf/d, tripling the volume. The increase has helped bring more jobs and create a thriving economy, but it’s […]