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Energy Wisdom in Delaware Valley Journal from Former Congressman

September 16, 2020
Just days before Hurricane Sally dumped rain and brought strong winds to the Gulf of Mexico the Delaware Valley Journal published a piece that is more salient than ever. Titled ‘Gulf Coast and California Should Serve as Lessons for PA’… Read More ►

Statement: DEP’s Marsh Creek Order Means More Delays on ME2

September 11, 2020
The Department of Environmental Protection today ordered the builder of the Mariner East pipeline network to reroute a portion of its ongoing project in Upper Uwchlan Township, Chester County. The company has been performing horizontal directional drilling in the Marsh… Read More ►

The Energy and Petrochemicals Industries’ Role in Fighting Covid-19

September 11, 2020
A recent opinion article published in Smerconish highlighted how the energy and petrochemicals industries have provided valuable support to nurses and doctors on the frontlines throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Early on, unused to such a high level of demand, America… Read More ►

In Celebration of Labor Day, Let’s Remember the Vast Employment Opportunities Energy Infrastructure Offers Pennsylvania

September 7, 2020
In 2015, Econsult Solutions conducted an economic impact report that on the Mariner East pipeline project that runs throughout Pennsylvania. In 2018, when Mariner East 2 and upgrades to the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex were added, a second economic impact… Read More ►

Energy Infrastructure Industry Dedicated to Supporting Labor Unions with Reliable Work

September 6, 2020
Labor Day was started by the labor movement in the late 19th century and is a time to revel in the hard work that our nation’s labor contributes to our society. Labor unions played a major role in advocating for… Read More ►

Shell Cracker Plant Brings Jobs and Economic Opportunities to PA

September 5, 2020
Beaver County, PA was selected by Shell Oil Company as the home for a new ethylene production plant in 2016. A factor for selecting this location is because it is close to the Marcellus and Utica Shale formations. As a… Read More ►

House Bill 732 Will Bring PA Thousands of High-Paying Jobs – Pending Gov. Wolf’s Approval

September 5, 2020
In July, Pennsylvania passed a  local resource tax credit for manufacturers who use methane (natural gas) to make fertilizer, fuel, and other products. The economic impact of this bill could offer tremendous positive affects for thousands of Pennsylvania workers and… Read More ►

A Decade of Economic Prosperity Courtesy of Energy Investment

September 3, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the work force and labor market in ways the United States has never had to deal with; the challenge is entirely unique and many Pennsylvanians have struggled. At the same time, the coronavirus has also… Read More ►