Local Benefits of Energy Infrastructure Keep Growing

October 27, 2017

The local benefits of energy infrastructure development in Pennsylvania are irrefutable. The latest example was showcased at an event earlier today. Mariner East 2, one of the biggest economic opportunities our state has seen in generations, will help to power the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex, which itself is fueling a regional revitalization. According to a […]

Natural Gas Energy Plant To Power 1Million Homes

October 25, 2017

Just off of route 271 in Jackson Township, ground was recently broken to begin construction of a new energy center. Once the “facility goes commercial in 2020” it will generate “enough power to power a million homes,” according to Competitive Power Ventures President and CEO Gary Lambert using ethane provided by Sunoco’s Mariner East pipeline […]

Natural Gas Contributes $45B to PA’s Economy

October 25, 2017

The Marcellus and Utica shales produce truly incredible amounts of natural gas. To put it in perspective, if the Appalachian basin were a country of its own – Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia – then it would be the world’s third largest producer of natural gas. Not only is that level of production impressive, but […]

Examining the Indirect Benefits of New Pipelines in Our Region

October 23, 2017

Chad Jones, Executive Director of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), explains that “looking at the indirect versus direct impact of the oil and gas industry on our members” the majority have benefited in various indirect ways. Jones qualifies that “we have seen a big bump indirectly – and quite frankly, we are anticipating an […]

The Marcellus Shale Needs More Pipeline Capacity

October 23, 2017

If we don’t have the capacity to transport our natural resources, increases in production are far less impactful than they can, or should, be. This is particularly relevant in today’s energy economy, as our production of natural gas continues to rise month after month while we risk succumbing to complacency as far as our pipeline […]

STATEMENT: PEIA Responds to Latest Efforts to Halt Pipeline Construction in Pa.

October 17, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PEIA Responds to Latest Efforts to Halt Pipeline Construction in Pa. HARRISBURG (October 17, 2017) – Even though study after study shows that pipelines are the safest, most efficient way to transport energy resources, a small group of legislators and pipeline opponents gathered in the state Capitol on Tuesday, Oct. 17 in […]

Natural Gas Helps Pennsylvania Help The World

October 17, 2017

For decades U.S. Presidents have touted the need for American energy independence, and as The New York Times highlighted in a recent article, natural gas is playing a major role in driving us towards that independence. States like Pennsylvania lead the charge in the natural gas revolution by tapping into their immense natural resources. While […]

Statement: Marcus Hook, ME2 Open Domestic Markets for Ethane

October 10, 2017

The Marcus Hook Industrial Complex and Sunoco’s Mariner East projects are fueling a regional revitalization and opening up new domestic markets for ethane storage and delivery. Sunoco Partners Marketing and Terminals announced Monday that is has commissioned a new ethane distribution facility inside Marcus Hook, establishing a new domestic outlet for ethane from the Marcellus […]