Patriot News: Lifeline from a pipeline

The Patriot-News published an in-depth article about the revival of the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex. The piece explores the refinery’s long history and recent transition from oil to gas, which is helping to grow and expand the local economy. In fact, the 800-acre Marcus Hook Industrial Complex has close to a thousand men working on the […]

PEIA And PA Public Utility Commission Agree, Pipeline Safety Is A Priority

John F. Coleman, Jr., vice-chairman of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC), wrote an opinion editorial in the Patriot-News, highlighting the importance of pipeline safety. Coleman notes that the safe construction and operation of Pennsylvania’s pipeline infrastructure is “an enormous priority.” At the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance, we could not agree more with that sentiment. […]

Uniontown Herald-Standard: Pipeline Projects Reviving Mon Valley’s Economy

Joseph Kirk, executive director of the Mon Valley Progress Council, published an opinion editorial in the Uniontown Herald-Standard, highlighting the benefits that pipeline infrastructure projects can bring to local economies. Kirk highlights the importance of pipeline projects like Mariner East to reviving our manufacturing base and ensuring that safe, reliable access to large quantities of […]

Energy Development Fuels Economic Growth

Over the weekend, Erica Clayton Wright of the Marcellus Shale Coalition published a letter to the editor in the Philadelphia Inquirer that highlighted the economic benefits of the Mariner East projects. The letter notes the positive economic impact the energy industry has brought Pennsylvania. In the piece, Wright notes, “Responsible shale development is driving a […]

Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry has caused a ripple effect of job creation

This week, the Times Leader published a profile on Tim Schoen, an analyst at Borton-Lawson, a Wilkes-Barre Township-based engineering and architecture firm. A Penn State University Broadcast Journalism graduate, Tim Schoen, switched career goals and acquired a position with Borton-Lawson. The position was created due to growth in the state’s natural gas industry. Susan Spry, vice […]

PA Natural Gas Reserves are Leading America’s Energy Production

A new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the Drilling Productivity Report, showed that since January 2012 natural gas production in the Marcellus and Utica shale regions has accounted for 85% of the increase of natural gas production in the U.S. EIA attributes this steady production increase to technological advances including improvements in […]

LiUNA In the News

Last week, the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) was featured in two media articles in support of infrastructure projects across Pennsylvania. Abe Amoros, Pennsylvania Legislative Director for LiUNA, was interviewed by the Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association and Dennis L. Martire, vice president and Mid-Atlantic regional manager of LiUNA, published an opinion editorial in the Delaware […]

Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance Tells Newly Formed Pipeline Infrastructure Taskforce: We Are a Resource For You

Today, the members of the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance sent a letter to the state Department of Environmental Protection and the newly formed Pipeline Infrastructure Taskforce, which convened its first meeting to begin recommending policies, guidelines and best practices to guide the buildout of pipeline infrastructure in Pennsylvania. The Alliance fully supports the Taskforce’s initiatives […]

Daily Times: Why Laborers’ union supports Mariner East pipeline project

Over the weekend, Dennis Martire, vice president and Mid-Atlantic regional manager of the Laborers’ International Union of North America, published an opinion editorial in the Daily Times, expressing his support for the for the Marine East pipeline projects. Dennis highlighted that the Mariner East projects will help secure the long-term economic growth of the region, […]

In Case You Missed It: PEIA In the News

This week, the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance (PEIA) was highlighted in two news stories. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported on the Mon Valley Progress Council joining the Alliance and the Johnstown Tribune-Democrat noted that the Johnstown Area Regional Industries (JARI) had also joined. Both articles included quotes from the leaders of JARI and the Mon Valley […]