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PUC Hearings are a Political Stunt

October 22, 2019
Voters in Chester County are scheduled to go to the polls in two weeks. One of the biggest elections to be decided is who will represent Chester County on the County Commission. One of the sitting Commissioners, lost in the… Read More ►

Lacking Pipeline Infrastructure, DOT Looks at Delivering LNG by Rail

October 21, 2019
On Friday, the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that they will propose a new rule that will allow shipping of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail car. This comes after the Trump administration issued an executive order in April to… Read More ►

ExxonMobil Possibly Building 2nd Cracker in Beaver County

October 18, 2019
The Pittsburgh Business Times (PBT) reported on Tuesday, that ExxonMobil has been scouting a location to build a new petrochemical plant in Beaver County. ExxonMobil has a division dedicated to converting fossil fuel byproducts into plastics that Americans use in… Read More ►

Pipeline Project to Connect Rover Pipe to WV Power Plant

October 17, 2019
Equitrans filed an official request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to build a near 17 mile pipeline from southwest Pennsylvania to West Virginia. The Tri-State Corridor Project will consist of a line connected to the Rover pipeline to provide… Read More ►

There Are More Uses for Plastic than just Water Bottles

October 15, 2019
Both legitimate and non-legitimate media members have tried to villainize natural gas liquids production in Pennsylvania because of its link to plastics production. This is a painfully narrow analysis of this energy resource and its production, end use and importance… Read More ►

Rep. Friel Otten Can’t Have It Both Ways

October 14, 2019
State Representative Danielle Friel Otten has proven to be no stranger to public controversy. Back in May she compared hard-working Pennsylvania laborers to Nazis. Her comments were criticized by the Anti-Defamation League, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh… Read More ►

Energy Efficiency Initiative Snubs Natural Gas

October 8, 2019
As the Delco Times reported a pair of initiatives passed the Pennsylvania legislature to establish ‘Energy Efficiency Day’ and ‘Clean Energy/Solar Tour Day’ on October 2nd and October 19th, respectively. Senator Andy Dinniman, who proposed Senate Resolution 232 to create… Read More ►

Mariner East to Resume Construction in West Whiteland, Chester County

October 1, 2019
Energy security and affordability in the Commonwealth moved one step closer over the weekend. As reported in My Chesco Sunoco/Energy Transfer, builder of the Mariner East pipelines, can resume work at six sites in West Whiteland Township, Chester County thanks… Read More ►