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Mariner East Eyeing Full Completion

October 6, 2020
With a presidential election looming and the Commonwealth positioned as a contentious battleground state, it can be difficult to lose sight of the larger issues at stake. Notably, the Mariner East pipeline system is nearing completion; we are in view… Read More ►

How Natural Gas Powers Industry, Arts, Agriculture & More

September 24, 2020
On Thursday afternoon, Think About Energy hosted a webinar about how the Marcellus Shale has positively impacted Pennsylvania and its various counties and communities. The webinar, titled “Local Community Growth and Sustainability with the Natural Gas Industry,” was moderated by… Read More ►

Statement: DEP Approves Modifications for Mariner East Construction in Cheso, Delco

September 22, 2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today approved modifications to construction methods used at several sites along the Mariner East pipeline project. The modifications address changes to pipeline installation methodology at two locations in Chester County and one in… Read More ►

Value of Pipelines & Natural Gas Processing Facilities Highlighted by Recent Opposition to LNG Trains in Philly

September 22, 2020
As readers know, pipelines are deemed the safest means of energy resource transport. This, according to the Department of Transportation Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). In fact, pipelines are found to be 4.5 times safer than transport by rail.… Read More ►

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 ►