API Releases Study on National NGL Benefits

June 29, 2017
The American Petroleum Institute (API) released a 50-state report on June 27 entitled, “Benefits and Opportunities of Natural Gas Use, Transportation and Production.” The study found that “all 50 states benefit from natural gas produced domestically, including non-producing states.” API… Read More ►

Community Engagement is Crucial to Infrastructure Development

June 29, 2017
According to Cristina Jorge Schwarz, Managing Director at ExE, Ltd., thorough planning and permitting processes are involved with infrastructure investment and development across urban and rural areas. Through this process, she stresses that “community is involved through the process…[and] that… Read More ►

NGL Capacity and Energy Infrastructure Development in the US

June 26, 2017
Pipeline projects like Mariner East increase access to a vast and reliable store of natural gas liquids and provide manufacturers a tenable opportunity to revive energy competitiveness and connectivity in Pennsylvania and across northeast U.S.A. According to a recent article… Read More ►

What Is The Difference Between Gathering and Transmission Pipelines?

June 26, 2017
Diverse sources of energy generation have historically drawn attention to ranging issue areas around production and gathering methods of oil and gas. Throughout this variegated landscape, a general confusion over the technical differences in pipeline infrastructure and linked function has… Read More ►

Pipeline Infrastructure to Reinvigorate Pa. Manufacturing Sector

June 23, 2017
Manufacturing has declined in recent years – stemming in large part from the steep rises in costs of energy and linked government regulations. New and repurposed pipeline infrastructure present real opportunities to help reinvigorate this sector. According to The Philadelphia… Read More ►

Bentonite – What is it Really?

June 23, 2017
Looking at recent conversations about the “inadvertent return” of drilling mud, there is definite confusion over the makeup of that fluid and linked impact in the surrounding area. It is important to understand that the “inadvertent return” of drilling mud… Read More ►

What is Horizontal Directional Drilling?

June 22, 2017
In recent weeks, there have been discussions regarding horizontal directional drilling (HDD). Through this period, there appears to be confusion over what exactly this means. According to Brigham McCown, the former head of the federal government’s energy transportation safety agency,… Read More ►

Ed Hill Talks About Pipelines Helping Pa. Workers Provide for Their Families

June 21, 2017
The IBEW operates with the highest safety requirements across a variety of industries. According to Ed Hill, Jr., IBEW International Representative-Business Development, IBEW “members…go through training over a five-year period. They are required to attend at least 800 hours of… Read More ►