Blog

Pennsylvania Energy Buildout a Must-Have

January 22, 2020
One of the best 2019 success stories for the energy industry in Pennsylvania – of which there are many – was the commissioning and operation of the Beaver County Shell Cracker Plant near Pittsburgh. The plant is a multi-billion dollar… Read More ►

Statement: Careful What You Wish for on Refineries

January 22, 2020
A Chicago real estate company that builds warehouses on old industrial sites won the auction to redevelop Philadelphia Energy Solutions, likely marking the end to more than a century of refining on the 1,300-acre South Philadelphia site where over 1,100… Read More ►

Gov. Tom Wolf’s Administration has Proven Supportive of the Positive Benefits Produced by PA’s Energy Sector; Some In His Party Prefer Hysterics and Name Calling

January 13, 2020
Throughout his administration, Governor Tom Wolf worked with energy companies and was able to bring great prosperity to Pennsylvania. The energy sector’s boon provided Pennsylvanians with affordable energy, good paying job opportunities, and made PA the second largest natural gas… Read More ►

PEIA Member and Washington County Chamber of Commerce President Jeff Kotula Opines on Energy Infrastructure Importance

January 9, 2020
A recent KDKA 2 – CBS Pittsburgh interview with Washington County Chamber of Commerce President, and PEIA member, Jeff Kotula highlighted the unique interconnectedness of the energy industry. Kotula spoke to the importance of building out all components of energy… Read More ►

Mariner East Permit Bar Lifted

January 3, 2020
Today the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) lifted a permit ban for water crossing permits along sections of the Mariner East pipeline. One of the longest bans issued by the Pennsylvania DEP select portions halted since February 2019 of… Read More ►

Statement: Pipeline Permit Halt Lifted, Construction to Resume

January 3, 2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that it “will lift the nearly year-long permit bar currently in place” for certain pipeline development projects after a consent order and agreement between the agency and pipeline operator. The DEP… Read More ►

Propane Buses Highlight Environmental Benefits of Pa. Resources

December 17, 2019
Philadelphia-area public radio station WHYY 90.9 FM recently published a story that StateImpact Pennsylvania picked up detailing how North Penn School District in Montgomery County converted its bus fleet from diesel to propane — yes, the very same fuel resource… Read More ►

Constables Have Always Been Paid by Private Entities, Mariner East Constables Were No Different

December 16, 2019
Two constables were arrested for conducting security duties at the Mariner East pipeline in Chester County, yet they were hired and paid at no differently than the many others hired for local events according to the Commonwealth Constable Association. Constables… Read More ►