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LiUNA’s Terry O’Sullivan: Good Jobs and Clean Energy Are Not Mutually Exclusive

July 7, 2016

Construction unions and climate advocates around the world share the same goal of fighting climate change according to Terry O’Sullivan, general president of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA). “Where we differ passionately is in our strategy and approach to reaching that goal.” The Hill recently published an opinion editorial by O’Sullivan, discussing […]


Fireworks Aren’t the Only Thing “Sparking a Boom” in Pennsylvania’s Economy This Summer

June 29, 2016

In a recent opinion editorial published in The Beaver County Times, David Spigelmyer, president of the Marcellus Shale Coalition and David Taylor, president of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association, discuss how manufacturing is on the comeback in Pennsylvania thanks to the region’s affordable and abundant natural gas supply. “Pennsylvania manufacturing and the hard-working men and women […]


Layers of Pipeline Safety: Steel

June 28, 2016

Pipelines are the safest way to transport energy resources. They are layered and constructed to withstand various impediments in order to safely operate underground. The first process of constructing a pipeline is to mold the steel. Pipelines use steel because it has the greatest strength. Pennsylvania-based pipeline companies use local manufacturers’ steel in constructing their […]


America Supports Increased Natural Gas Production

June 23, 2016

This week, the American Petroleum Institute released a study titled, “What America Is Thinking on Energy Issues.” The findings showed that the majority of America’s population is in great support of continuing to utilize our nation’s natural resources, as they bring us energy security and affordability. Resources, like natural gas, are vital to securing our […]


PEIA Marks One-Year Anniversary

June 8, 2016

Broad-based coalition now comprises 30 members from across Pa. Canonsburg and Springfield, Pa. – What began as a shared initiative among two chambers of commerce and two local labor organizations now has grown into a multi-faceted, broad-based coalition that supports private investments in pipelines and other energy infrastructure as a way to fuel Pennsylvania’s industrial […]


Shell Brings Excitement to Pennsylvania with New Announcement

June 7, 2016

Royal Dutch Shell announced this week that they are planning to start construction on their proposed multibillion-dollar petrochemical plant within the next 18 months. The plant will reside on the banks of the Ohio River in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. This will be the first major ethane cracker to be built outside the Gulf Coast in […]


Jeff Kotula: Pipelines Are Vitally Important

May 25, 2016

In the latest video by the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance, founding member of PEIA and president of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Jeff Kotula, highlights the necessity to build adequate pipeline infrastructure in order for Pennsylvania to maximize the benefits of the thriving shale boom. Mr. Kotula says shares insights into Washington County’s success […]


Study: Pipelines Can Help Fuel Manufacturing Revival

May 19, 2016

This week, the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance issued the following statements in response to a new study by IHS Economics and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Center for Manufacturing Research that reveals how domestic natural gas strengthens manufacturing and encourages U.S. manufacturing growth and employment. The study, “Energizing Manufacturing: Natural Gas and Economic Growth,” […]


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