October 21, 2016

Manufacturing Demand for Natural Gas Increases

Natural gas plays a vital role in heating homes and powering businesses. As a recent Forbes article notes, gas is also crucial to the manufacturing industry and industrial sector, as demonstrated by the increase in demand for the resource: The industrial sector is second after power generation and accounts for 28% of U.S. gas demand, […]

October 14, 2016

Letter to the Editor Corrects the Record on the Rover Pipeline

The Adrian Daily Telegram recently published a letter to the editor from Charles Hayes of Holland. In his letter, Mr. Hayes refutes claims against the Rover Pipeline that appeared in an earlier LTE, underscoring the project’s safety and partnership with Michigan Land Improvement Contractors Association More importantly, Shambarger overlooks some of the key safety features […]

October 12, 2016

LiUNA Instructor James Rubel Discusses Pipeline Trainings, Safety

While at the Michigan Laborers’ Training and Apprenticeship Institute in Perry, CEPI met with James Rubel, an instructor who educates LiUNA students on construction work on natural gas pipelines. Mr. Rubel discusses the critical role that safety plays in his training courses, which thoroughly prepare LiUNA members to operate in a variety of roles related […]

October 12, 2016

Hillary Clinton Notes Importance of Natural Gas in Presidential Debate

The most recent presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton spanned a wide array of topics. One question from the audience, however, caught the attention of CEPI. One astute attendee asked the candidates: What steps will your energy policy take to meet our energy needs, while at the same time remaining environmentally friendly and […]

October 7, 2016

Natural Gas – A Critical “Bridge Fuel” for the American Economy

The Coalition for the Expansion of Pipeline Infrastructure frequently addresses the importance of natural gas – not only as a fuel source, but also as a feedstock for the manufacturing of products and even for the agricultural industry. A recent report by Oil & Gas 360 underscored many of these uses. As the article details: […]

October 5, 2016

OH EPA Public Meeting Attendees Voice Support for Rover Pipeline

The Wooster Daily Record covered the public meeting held by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the project’s water quality permits. According to the article, a number of Rover supporters were in attendance and voiced their backing for the Rover Pipeline: During the public hearing, Don Cleland of Ashland Railway voiced support of approving […]

September 27, 2016

Mike Chadsey of the Ohio Oil & Gas Association Joins CEPI for a Discussion on Rover

Mike Chadsey, Director of Public Relations with the Ohio Oil & Gas Association, recently met with CEPI to discuss the Rover Pipeline. As he relates, midstream infrastructure projects like Rover are crucial to natural gas producers in Ohio, allowing them to transport their resources to markets throughout the region. According to Mr. Chadsey, Rover will […]

September 23, 2016

Rover Pipeline Receives OH EPA Air Quality Permits

In the latest step of the Rover Pipeline’s regulatory approval process, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued seven air permits for compressor stations along the project’s route. Compressor stations placed at regular intervals facilitate delivery of natural gas along the pipeline, ensuring that gas flows at constant, safe pressures. According to the OH […]

September 18, 2016

Operating Engineers Member Voices Support for Rover Pipeline

In the latest display of support for the Rover Pipeline, The Sun Times News published a letter to the editor from Russell Smith of the Operating Engineers, in which he voices his backing for the project. As he writes: The Operating Engineers play an integral role in the construction of Michigan’s infrastructure. From highways, roads […]

September 16, 2016

Charleston Gazette-Mail Highlights WV Natural Gas Infrastructure Development

An editorial piece published by the Charleston Gazette-Mail expounds upon the many benefits that the construction of natural gas infrastructure bring to the state of West Virginia. Citing the recent announcement of Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.’s federal approval for $100 million in local expansions, the piece highlights a number of proposed projects in the state, […]