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Expert Insights – Kevin O’Connor

February 26, 2019
The latest installment of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association’s PMA Perspective series titled “Pipelines Expand Prosperity” recently premiered and featured valuable insight on pipelines, Pennsylvania natural gas and first responders. Though a number of guests were featured PEIA would like to… Read More ►

Video: Pipelines Are Critical To Pennsylvania

February 22, 2019
Our latest video features David Black, Harrisburg Regional Chamber President and CEO, as he discusses the necessity of pipelines for Pennsylvania’s future and immediate success. The Harrisburg Regional Chamber focuses on fostering economic growth and development through its Capital Region… Read More ►

Wall Street Journal: Gas Shortages Give New York an Early Taste of the Green New Deal

February 18, 2019
The combination of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling—sometimes known as the “shale revolution”—has enabled Texas, Pennsylvania and other states to produce record quantities of natural gas, some of which is being frozen, loaded onto giant ships, and transported to customers… Read More ►

Economic Prosperity via Strong Energy Garners Bipartisan Support

February 12, 2019
When Shell announced plans in 2016 to construct a ‘cracker plant’ – used to refine and distribute liquid natural gas – the local economic benefits were obvious. A $6 billion capital investment, some 1,000 immediate jobs and over 6,000 indirect… Read More ►

Do Not Let Anti-Infrastructure Politics Hinder PA Prosperity

February 1, 2019
A recent Penn Live op-ed written by a group of business and manufacturing leaders in Pennsylvania – specifically the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, Marcellus Shale Coalition, and Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association – highlighted the incredible opportunity Pennsylvania’s energy resources… Read More ►

Statement: Senator Calls Out Energy Industry for Use of Lobbyists but Uses Tax Dollars for Personal Crusade

January 30, 2019
State Sen. Andy Dinniman, D-Chester, recently criticized pipeline companies and related trade associations for their expenditures and advocacy efforts to build critical energy infrastructure projects across the commonwealth.   What the senator failed to mention is that he has used taxpayer… Read More ►

Statement: PUC Ruling Favors Mariner East

January 17, 2019
The Public Utility Commission today upheld an administrative law judge’s December decision against opponents’ claims that the Mariner East projects are unsafe and need to be stopped.   Opponents had filed a petition claiming the pipeline builder hadn’t done enough to… Read More ►

Energy Infrastructure Still the Economic Answer

January 17, 2019
Philadelphia-based, Braskem, one of the world’s leading petrochemical companies, recently opened location considerations for a polypropylene plant that would come with an initial investment of $675 million, 1,000 construction jobs, and another 50 full-time jobs to operate the plant. Locations… Read More ►