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Gas Production is Flourishing, But We Need Infrastructure to Move It

March 22, 2018
Natural gas production is booming in the United States, and especially in Pennsylvania. In 2012 the Marcellus and Utica shale area produced 7.8 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d), but in 2017 that number jumped to 23.7 Bcf/d, tripling the… Read More ►

STATEMENT: Pipeline Alliance Responds to Opponents’ ME2 Claims

March 20, 2018
Study after study shows that pipelines are the safest, most efficient way to transport energy resources. Yet, a small group of southeastern Pennsylvania pipeline opponents continue to try to halt pipeline construction activities, with a planned protest in Harrisburg today.… Read More ►

What you’re not being told about the sinkholes near Mariner East Pipelines

March 16, 2018
Recently Mariner East 2 has come under fire after sinkholes appeared near the construction site. The mania surrounding the incident has caused intense scrutiny and immense media coverage. Protestors, however are showing just how disingenuous they are, calling for the… Read More ►

Infrastructure Needed for Increased “Takeaway Capacity”

March 12, 2018
The Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance began over two and a half years ago. Our mission is to advocate for increased pipeline infrastructure across Pennsylvania because of the many benefits that development and safe transport of these energy products can provide… Read More ►

HDD is Utilized Because it is More Environmentally Sensitive

March 9, 2018
Contrary to the hysteria being pushed by pipeline opponents, horizontal directional drilling (HDD) is used to install a variety of infrastructure like energy pipelines, water lines, and telecommunications cables because it is environmentally sensitive. It is difficult to read a… Read More ►

Pennsylvania Ranks 21st Worst State For Infrastructure, We Must Do Better

March 8, 2018
Pennsylvania has always been the gold standard for ingenuity in the United States. From the signing of the Declaration of Independence, to building the first baseball park in the U.S., we strive to cultivate and build a better community for… Read More ►

New Lawsuits Just Another Misguided Attempt at Delaying Mariner East 2

March 1, 2018
Once again a small group of southeastern Pennsylvania legislators and pipeline opponents are trying to halt pipeline drilling and construction activities. Yesterday the Clean Air Council, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, and Mountain Watershed Association, Inc. filed two more lawsuits against… Read More ►

Tribune Review: Mariner East 2 pipeline on track for June completion

February 27, 2018
Great news! According to the Tribune Review, Sunoco Pipeline’s Mariner East 2 pipeline is on schedule and set to “enter service by the end of June, despite regulatory and legal delays.” It is well-documented that pipelines are the safest way… Read More ►