May 9, 2016

$15 billion in New Natural Gas Infrastructure Under Review

An article published in the Wheeling News-Register over the weekend highlighted a number of interstate natural gas pipeline projects proposed for our region currently under review by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Surging natural gas production in the Marcellus and Utica Shale regions has put increasing constraints on existing infrastructure, leaving many key markets […]

May 6, 2016

#SmallBizWeek: Affordable Energy Key to Success

Thousands of small businesses across our region rely on an affordable supply of reliable energy to operate effectively and remain competitive. According to a recent poll by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB), energy costs are one of the top three business expenses in 35 percent of small businesses. In the face of rising […]

May 4, 2016

Natural Gas Infrastructure Adds Jobs, Economic Growth

  A new study, “Energizing Manufacturing: Natural Gas and Economic Growth,” released by the National Association of Manufactures (NAM) Center for Manufacturing Research and IHS Economics reveals how domestic natural gas has strengthened the U.S. manufacturing sector and encouraged robust economic growth. Surging domestic production of this affordable, clean-burning resource has transformed the U.S. economy, […]

May 2, 2016

CEPI May 2016 E-Newsletter

  The Coalition for the Expansion of Pipeline Infrastructure (CEPI) thanks its members for their ongoing support. CEPI has been busy educating the public on the many benefits of the responsible construction of natural gas pipelines. We’re excited to share some of that activity with you. FERC Meeting Recap The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) […]

April 20, 2016

Ohio State Grange President Talks Pipelines on Family Farm

The Coalition for the Expansion of Pipeline Infrastructure (CEPI) recently joined Coalition member Bob White, president of the Ohio State Grange on his family farm to talk about the importance of expanding natural gas infrastructure in the region. White, a lifelong farmer and resident of Hardin County, has multiple pipeline easements on his property, including […]

April 15, 2016

Natural Gas Will Support Over 13,000 New Ohio Jobs A Year Through 2035

Development of new energy infrastructure will contribute upwards of $861 billion to the U.S. and Canadian economies and create an estimated 323,000 to 425,000 jobs per year through 2035 according to a new report released by the INGAA Foundation. The study, North American Midstream Infrastructure through 2035: Leaning into the Headwinds, aims to capture and […]

April 7, 2016

New Cumberland Mayor Weighs in on Rover Pipeline

Linda McNeil, Mayor of New Cumberland, West Virginia urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to promptly approve the Rover Pipeline project in a letter submitted to the agency. McNeil, who has served as the city’s top elected official since 2013, highlighted Rover’s willingness to accommodate local needs during the routing of the pipeline. She […]

April 4, 2016

Poll: Majority Support Rover Pipeline

  More than 77 percent of respondents support the development of the Rover natural gas pipeline in Michigan according to new online poll released by the Livingston Daily Press & Argus. As of this morning, more than 4,350 votes had been cast in support of the project. The survey follows a community meeting on the […]

March 28, 2016

Rover Pipeline Draws Wide Support at FERC Community Meetings

Supporters across the region testified in favor of natural gas pipeline infrastructure development during a string of public comment meetings held regarding FERC’s draft environmental impact statement for the Rover Pipeline.  Supporters of the project spoke out last week in Fayette and Hamler, Ohio as well as in Chelsea, Michigan. Jon Rosenberger, a member of […]

March 21, 2016

Poll: Widespread Support for Natural Gas Pipelines in West Virginia

A recent survey shows widespread support for the development of new natural gas pipelines in West Virginia. The poll, sponsored by the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association/Energize West Virginia and conducted by Mark Blankenship Enterprises found that 76 percent of West Virginians favor the expansion of critical pipeline infrastructure. In West Virginia, there […]