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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 […]


Lefty’s Irish Pub: The Benefits of Energy Infrastructure in Town

May 1, 2017

Since 1936, Lefty’s Irish Pub has been a community staple where the people of Marcus Hook could meet and talk about their community. Marcus Hook, like much of eastern Pennsylvania, has seen good and bad economic times – and Lefty’s has not been immune to the economic hardships felt around the region. McLaughlin explained that when […]


David Taylor on Improving Pennsylvania’s Competitiveness

April 28, 2017

On Wednesday, Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce hosted an event looking at the importance of expanding pipeline infrastructure in the United States – and in Pennsylvania. The event, “Think About Energy: Pipeline Infrastructure – Connecting Energy to Jobs and Opportunity,” included a panel discussion that featured David Taylor, president of the Pennsylvania’s Manufacturer’s Association (PMA). […]


Pipelines Remain the Safest Method of Transporting Energy

April 24, 2017

As the Alliance frequently emphasizes, natural gas feedstock provides incredible benefits for our state and country’s economies for decades to come. By nature, and of equal importance is the safe, reliable transportation of this crucial resource. Despite what many claim, pipelines are unequivocally the safest means of transportation for energy resources. According to the Pipeline […]


Growing Pennsylvania’s Energy Infrastructure Will Create Jobs that Pay

April 13, 2017

As the Alliance frequently highlights, committing to energy infrastructure like the Mariner East projects will bring widespread economic benefits to the state—none more impactful than creating and sustaining hundreds of jobs in the construction and manufacturing sectors. If that isn’t encouraging enough, according to new data, projects like Mariner East 2 will create jobs that […]