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Statement: Facts are Clear: Mariner East is Safe, Legally Permitted, Compliant

October 23, 2019
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (Oct. 23, 2019) — A small group of pipeline opponents from Chester and Delaware counties is waging a last-ditch effort to petition an administrative law judge to shut down the legally permitted Mariner East pipeline network in… Read More ►

With Trump in Pittsburgh, Development in ‘Pipeline’

October 22, 2019
President Donald Trump will serve as keynote speaker of Shale Insight 2019 in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Oct. 23. His visit signals the leading role Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia have on promoting domestic energy production and putting to use these… Read More ►

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 ►

Response to Pipeline Opponents’ March on Harrisburg

October 16, 2019
A small group of mostly southeastern Pennsylvania pipeline opponents came to Harrisburg today to urge Gov. Tom Wolf to halt construction of the legally permitted Mariner East 2 pipeline and essentially shut down the operation of the entire Mariner East… 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 ►