PEIA’s 2017 Resolution: Build the Mariner East II Project

December 29, 2016

In their 2016 Year in Review, the Delaware County Times focused heavily on the soon-to-be year that was for the Mariner East II project. According to the Times, “While the debate over the Mariner East 2 pipeline picked up momentum, so did the progress of the Mariner East 1. On March 9, the first load […]

Delaware County Times Editorial Highlights the Need for Mariner East Process to Advance

December 21, 2016

In a recent editorial, the Delaware County Times addressed the Mariner East II project and the ongoing debate surrounding the project’s construction. The piece comes only a few days following news that some Rose Valley township members expressed concerns about the project. The piece notes that Rose Valley is not the only township that has […]

Energy Information Administration Highlights Pennsylvania’s Growing Energy Industry

December 20, 2016

Recent Energy Information Administration (EIA) on domestic natural gas production data emphasizes both the importance of the growing industry to Pennsylvania’s economy, but also the need for the necessary infrastructure. According to the EIA, across the country, natural gas production continued to increase in 2015, reaching 74.1 billion cubic feet per day. This also equates […]

With New Year Approaching DEP Should Focus on Pennsylvania’s Energy Needs

December 14, 2016

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently released their “year-in-review” for 2016. As 2017 is right around the corner, PEIA hopes that the New Year will translate into a newfound focus on our state’s lacking energy infrastructure. One of DEP’s main accomplishments from 2016 was “Investing in PA’s New Energy Economy.” According to the […]

New Survey Shows Broad Support for Energy Infrastructure among Pennsylvanians

December 8, 2016

According to a survey conducted by the Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association and the National Association of Manufacturers, 87 percent of Pennsylvanians believe government and private industry investment in energy infrastructure will have a positive impact on the state’s economy. The survey sampled 500 Pennsylvania registered voters in late November, including 92 percent of Republicans and 80 […]

PEIA Reflects on the Past Year and the New Administration to Come

December 7, 2016

With the New Year quickly approaching, PEIA would like to take the time to revisit Pennsylvania’s need for safe and comprehensive infrastructure improvements – projects like the Mariner East 2, PennEast, and other pipelines. Earlier this year, PEIA spoke with business and labor leaders about the importance of and their support for the Mariner East […]

Following Recent Industry Report, Pennsylvania Cannot Afford to Wait on Mariner East Project

November 28, 2016

2016 will go down as a year the Pennsylvania oil and gas industry would rather forget. According to new data from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor, the oil and gas industry lost nearly a third of its jobs in 2016 alone. Industry jobs in fell to 20,524 in the first quarter of 2016 compared to 30,313 jobs […]

Mariner East 2 Pipeline Represents a Bipartisan Opportunity Pennsylvania Can’t Afford to Miss

November 21, 2016

If this presidential election proved anything it’s that our nation’s politics are more divided than ever and common ground between Republicans and Democrats is unfortunately a rarity. With the conclusion of the election, it is time for America to once again come together to build a better future for our country. One thing politicians do […]