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,” […]

Infrastructure Week Brings A New Relationship to PEIA

May 17, 2016

During National Infrastructure Week, the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce is joining the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance as a new member to support the expansion of energy infrastructure. “Developing a modern energy infrastructure in Pennsylvania is an essential component of fostering a healthy business climate in Williamsport and growing Lycoming County’s economy,” said Vincent J. Matteo, […]

Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter of NECA Joins Pipeline Alliance

May 13, 2016

The Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance is excited to announce our 27th new member to join the alliance, advocating in support of pipeline infrastructure developments in Pennsylvania. We welcome the Penn-Del-Jersey chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA PDJ), who has joined because they feel Pennsylvania’s energy resources represent a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for their members […]