Statement: PUC Lifts Injunction for ME2 to Progress in West Goshen

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission today lifted an injunction against work on Sunoco’s Mariner East 2 project in West Goshen Township, allowing the company to resume construction on this portion of the project. Work originally was halted in July after disagreements over installation of a valve station along the pipeline route in the Chester County […]

Statement: Keep Pipeline Projects Moving

Even though study after study shows that pipelines are the safest, most efficient way to transport energy resources, a small group of southeastern Pennsylvania legislators and pipeline opponents continue to try to halt pipeline drilling and construction activities. There’s nothing pretty about large construction projects, whether you’re building a highway or developing a pipeline like […]

Pennsylvania Energy Helps Pennsylvania Business

Pennsylvania’s current infrastructure positions it well for business and global trade. With access to most major markets in America, ports that reach the Gulf of Mexico, Great Lakes, and Atlantic Ocean, and six international airports, Pennsylvania generates $724-billion in gross domestic product, making it the 19th largest economy in the world. This economic position only […]

Sunoco Helps Train Hundreds of First Responders

Safety is at a premium during the construction of natural gas pipelines – always the first question asked, always a priority when planning infrastructure construction. Part of the planning for safety includes specialized safety training for first responders. The Sunoco Pipeline company “recently completed the Mariner Emergency Responder Outreach (MERO) program for the Mariner East […]

Keystone State Energy Benefits Brought Home by Local Projects

The Keystone state is home to an expansive, recoverable supply of natural gas wealth that is catalyzing local manufacturing capacity and energy connectivity. Energy infrastructure projects across the state are expanding to capitalize on this energy wealth, to bring benefits home for Pennsylvanians. A recent letter to the editor in The Tribune Review by James […]

Shell Spreads Cheer for the Holidays

With the holiday season afoot, energy companies across the commonwealth are giving back. Most recently, The Times Online reported that “Shell Chemicals’ employees donated hundreds of gifts to the Aliquippa Salvation Army on Wednesday, gifts that will eventually go to 76 needy children in Beaver County.”  The piece quoted Shell spokesman Joe Minnitte, who explained […]

Natural Gas Production is Abundant – Now We Need Markets

It’s no secret that Pennsylvania produces tremendous amounts of natural gas. Thousands of lives have been improved, and scores of communities across the state continue to enjoy the benefits brought on by the natural gas revolution nearly a decade ago. In fact, according to David Spigelmyer, the President of the Marcellus Shale Coalition: “According to […]

Natural Gas Saves Pennsylvanians Billions

The lives of Pennsylvanians continue to improve as we grow and grow our production of natural gas. Over the last ten years our ability to produce natural gas has skyrocketed, and heating costs have plummeted. In fact, according to a recent Energy Information Administration study, “shale gas production across Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia tripled […]

PA Production Increases, So Does Prosperity

Pennsylvania continues to reach new highs in natural gas production. According to the Energy Information Administration, the Keystone State reached a new high of 15 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day this past October – up 25 percent over October of 2016, and up 80 percent over January of 2013. This is a […]

ME2 Company Makes Large Donation to Toys for Tots

With the holidays in full swing, the season of giving has arrived. It’s important to give back to those less fortunate, and ensure that everyone is able to enjoy the holidays. There are ample charities that assist those in need year round, and they kick into high gear this time of year. Upticks in donations […]