Pennsylvania: The Future Manufacturing Hub of the East

October 2, 2017

An article in today’s The Observer Reporter reported on the Shell Cracker Plant in Beaver County, making a compelling case for energy infrastructure’s positive economic impact. Every ethane cracker built in Pennsylvania is an opportunity to benefit from our state’s natural resources. According to the IHS, the Appalachian basin could support four more ethane cracker […]

Industry Opportunities for Pipe Welding

September 29, 2017

Representatives from the West Hills Center at the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) stress the industry opportunities for pipeline welding.   According to Ron Logreco, Dean of the West Hills Center, “Welding pipe is the highest level of skill in welding.” Patrick Camut, welding student at the West Hills Center, details that, “the classes […]

“You Can’t Outsource Marcellus Shale”

September 28, 2017

Last week, DC leaders touted the national benefits of Pennsylvania shale reserves at a panel focusing on energy infrastructure at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference, stressing that “you can’t outsource pipelines, you can’t outsource Marcellus Shale.” This week, the Shale Insight Conference in Pittsburgh correspondingly highlighted the role Pennsylvania is playing in the […]

Statement: Pipeline Opponents Admit to Property Damage

September 27, 2017

Yesterday, the online blog Philly Anti-Capitalist freely admitted to damaging private property as part of their opposition to pipeline infrastructure development, saying: “… we approached several excavators and a flat bed truck on an active [Mariner East 2] construction site in Media, PA and filled their fuel tanks and other liquid receptors with sand and […]

Statement: Unlawful Action Sparks Frivolous Lawsuit

September 26, 2017

On Monday, opponents of the Mariner East 2 pipeline continued legal maneuvers to try to delay or halt construction of the project. The latest complaint was filed in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. If you are writing about this latest action, please consider the following statement issued by the Pennsylvania Energy […]

PA State Representative Tout Benefits of Marcellus Shale in Marcus Hook

September 26, 2017

Pennsylvania possesses an abundant reserve of natural gas. Pennsylvania could experience an economic boom if that gas is used and the proper infrastructure built. Expansion cannot be accomplished alone; every sector must cooperate to achieve this goal. This past week, state representatives toured the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex and heard from community members just how […]

DC Leaders Stress Importance of PA Energy

September 22, 2017

Last night, D.C. leaders stressed the importance of Pennsylvania in boosting American energy. Ryan Boyer, business manager of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) spoke on a panel focusing on energy infrastructure at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference. He stressed that “you cannot outsource pipelines, you cannot outsource Marcellus Shale.” […]

PA Can Meet Growing Energy Needs

September 22, 2017

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) released a report this past week detailing the future of energy production and consumption worldwide. The study found that the world will consume 28 percent more energy by 2040 and the energy sector will grow to meet the demand. The EIA projected that natural gas and oil will continue to […]