Mariner East Pipeline Construction Wraps Up in Chartiers Township

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This past week, Energy Transfer announced the 5 mile stretch of Mariner East Pipeline in Chartiers Township is now complete.

After six years of project planning meetings, construction briefings, and routine telephone calls, Chartiers officials were pleased to hear at last Tuesday’s Supervisors Meeting that construction of the Mariner East project is complete in the township. This meeting is the latest in a series being conducted by Energy Transfer representatives to inform municipalities of impending Mariner East post construction plans, which includes a transition to long-term operational personnel.

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Rep. Fritz: Growth and Opportunities of the Natural Gas Industry

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Rep. Fritz will hold a press conference to highlight the positive impact the natural gas industry has in Pennsylvania and how to continue the trend.

Representative Jonathan Fritz announced today he will hold a press conference this Friday, June 14 to discuss the importance of several legislative packages: PIPE Investment Program, House Bill 1103 and Energize PA. Initiatives such as Energize PA help the natural gas industry in Pennsylvania continue to provide affordable energy, create family sustaining jobs and revitalize infrastructure without raising taxes.

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Gas Moratoriums Starting to Plague the Northeast: “Unexpectedly”

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Gas moratoriums are now taking place in both Massachusetts and New York State. Urban residents with their heads buried in the sand act surprised, but…

When things don’t turn out as advocates promise everyone they must and will, the explanation from reporters is, sadly, seldom to question the assumptions behind the bad predictions. Instead, what we too often get is a description of what turned out to be reality as “unexpected.” You can know what I mean; when such as the Cleveland Browns claimed they were destined to make the playoffs at the beginning of the football season but ended up with one of the worst records in the NFL. The answer is always something unexpected but, yet, entirely predictable to all but Browns fans. That’s what we’re seeing with gas moratoriums.

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The Natural Gas Center of Gravity in the U.S. Is Now the Appalachian Shale Region

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A new report by the Cleveland State University shows natural gas production is surging in the Appalachian Shale region, with no end in sight.

Offshore oil and natural gas drilling has taken place in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico for over 75 years. But drilling for oil in natural gas in the Gulf of Mexico is costly; just building a production platform can often cost over a billion dollars.

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Methane Emissions Dropping Like a Rock in the Appalachian Basin

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Methane emissions in the Appalachian Basin continue to decline to their lowest levels since 1992 even though natural gas production is up.

Methane emissions have fallen an astonishing 82% in the Appalachian Basin. At the same time, the combined oil and natural gas production in the Appalachian Basin is up 379% thanks to oil and natural gas producers implementing technology making the process more efficient.

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Another State, Another Opportunity to Support the NESE Pipeline Project

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There is still time to support the very important NESE pipeline project by submitting your comments to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

This week is the last opportunity to support this critical project as it reaches the final stretch of the permitting process. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is accepting public comments regarding water quality permits, and we need your help to send a strong message of continued support for the project.

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Can Philadelphia Really Become the Next Houston?

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Mariner East developer signs a labor agreement to help deliver $200 million in investment and 1,200 jobs to Marcus Hook and the Philadelphia region.

The Philadelphia Building Trades signed a Project Labor Agreement with Energy Transfer for the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex.  The Project Labor Agreement (PLA) establishes the terms and conditions of employment, including work hours, shifts and wages. This agreement is expected to bring 1,200 family-supporting jobs to the Philadelphia region.

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Mariner East Developer Helps Take Trout to the Classroom

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Mariner East developer supports communities they work in with an $18,000 donation to the Pennsylvania Trout in the Classroom program.

Energy Transfer’s Mariner East system of pipelines is designed to transport natural gas liquids (NGLs) from the Marcellus and Utica Shale regions to be processed and distributed. The Marcus Hook Industrial Complex will be supplied by the Mariner East and will process, store and distribute the NGLs to local, domestic and waterborne markets.

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Last Day to Speak Up for the NESE Pipeline Project Against Fractivists!

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Today is the last day to fight back against the uninformed, politically motivated fractivists and show your support for the NESE pipeline project!

Williams’ Northeast Supply Enhancement project, a $1 billion investment in the natural gas infrastructure network in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey, faces a major regulatory hurdle in New York. This is our opportunity to fight back against the uniformed, politically motivated fractivists from New York City and special interests groups trying to stop this important project.

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Marcellus Women Showing the Way on Energy Issues

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Marcellus Shale region women working in the energy industry form the Susquehanna Valley Chapter of the Women’s Energy Network.

The Women’s Energy Network (WEN) is an international organization of professionals working together to develop programs which will provide networking opportunities and foster career and leadership development of women who work in the energy industry. WEN also encourages knowledge sharing among members on energy issues to further women in the energy industry.

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