Do Not Let Anti-Infrastructure Politics Hinder PA Prosperity

A recent Penn Live op-ed written by a group of business and manufacturing leaders in Pennsylvania – specifically the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, Marcellus Shale Coalition, and Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association – highlighted the incredible opportunity Pennsylvania’s energy resources provide though they warn of its spoil by anti-infrastructure movements in Pennsylvania and across the […]

Statement: Senator Calls Out Energy Industry for Use of Lobbyists but Uses Tax Dollars for Personal Crusade

State Sen. Andy Dinniman, D-Chester, recently criticized pipeline companies and related trade associations for their expenditures and advocacy efforts to build critical energy infrastructure projects across the commonwealth.   What the senator failed to mention is that he has used taxpayer money to file frivolous lawsuits in an attempt to either halt or delay these […]

Statement: PUC Ruling Favors Mariner East

The Public Utility Commission today upheld an administrative law judge’s December decision against opponents’ claims that the Mariner East projects are unsafe and need to be stopped.   Opponents had filed a petition claiming the pipeline builder hadn’t done enough to ensure communities and emergency responders had the information they needed regarding safety. They asked […]

Energy Infrastructure Still the Economic Answer

Philadelphia-based, Braskem, one of the world’s leading petrochemical companies, recently opened location considerations for a polypropylene plant that would come with an initial investment of $675 million, 1,000 construction jobs, and another 50 full-time jobs to operate the plant. Locations in Texas and Pennsylvania were discussed, with particular interest in the Marcus Hook area of […]

LNG Pipelines a Necessity for Northeast Winters

The New England region continues to rely on inefficient and foreign energy to get themselves through the cold winters. This is especially disappointing for a region that practically neighbors the Marcellus shale reserve – one of the largest energy fields in the United States. What is standing in the way of New England’s energy independence […]

Statement: Another Pipeline Gains Approval

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently issued its environmental assessment (EA) for the Adelphia Gateway Pipeline Project, which will use existing infrastructure to transport natural gas to the greater Philadelphia market. The fully converted 84-mile pipeline will transport enough natural gas to meet the needs of more than 250,000 mid-Atlantic households each year, according […]

Adelphia Gateway Project Approved by FERC

The Pennsylvania energy sector is off to a hot start in 2019. Near the close of 2018 Energy Transfer announced that its Mariner East 2 project – through the incorporation of supplemental lines – is operational and delivering long-promised natural gas to the Marcus Hook complex. News broke today that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission […]

Statement: Report Endorses Safety of Mariner East 2

An independent analysis compiled for West Goshen Township in Chester County on the use of a 12-inch pipeline on Mariner East 2 concludes that the pipeline builder meets and exceeds a number of requirements of the federal pipeline safety regulations, and that the project meets or exceeds the prudent technical approaches commensurate with the safe […]

Video: Pipelines Benefit Small Business In Numerous Ways

Locals throughout Pennsylvania have been experiencing the benefits from natural gas for years now though the completion and activation of the Mariner East 2 pipeline will ensure those benefits increase and broaden. Dale Kaplan, a Pennsylvania small business owner, has experienced firsthand how natural gas has transformed his cleaners business. Energy prices are lower and […]

Video: Local Union Leader Reiterates Local Pipeline Benefits

As the head of Steamfitters 420 Union, Anthony Gallagher has born witness to the positive impact infrastructure projects can have on local communities. Operating throughout southeastern Pennsylvania Steamfitters 420 Local has played an integral part constructing the Mariner East 2 pipeline. Gallagher highlights some of the benefits of Mariner East 2 in the latest video […]