August 31, 2016

CEPI Welcomes WV Laborers’ District Council

In yet another indication of the growing support for the responsible construction of our region’s energy infrastructure, the West Virginia Laborers’ District Council has joined CEPI. An affiliate of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA), the Laborers represent 6,000 hardworking men and women across West Virginia. The Rover Pipeline will employ as many […]

August 30, 2016

Rover Final Environmental Impact Satisfies Lenawee County Official

Adrian Daily Telegram recently reported on the Rover Pipeline’s final environmental impact statement issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in July. Rover will pass through Lenawee County in Michigan, and the team has consulted extensively with safety officials in the area prior to construction According to the article: “Lenawee County Emergency Management Coordinator Curtis […]

August 29, 2016

Operating Engineers Local 132 Join CEPI

The Coalition for the Expansion of Pipeline Infrastructure is proud to announce its newest member – the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 132 in Charleston, West Virginia. IUOE is a progressive trade union representing heavy equipment operators and mechanics, as well as operations, maintenance and other workers in building and industrial complexes and service […]

August 26, 2016

Utica Shale Developers Need Rover Pipeline to Transport to Market

Natural Gas Intelligence recently reported on natural gas development in the Utica Shale in Southeast Ohio. While production in this region has remained steady, and even increased in the case of dry gas, construction of the necessary midstream infrastructure to carry those resources to market have not kept pace. This “takeaway capacity” is critical to […]

August 25, 2016

Platts Analysis Reiterates Need for Natural Gas Infrastructure

In yet another indication of the economic promise inherent in the Marcellus and Utica shale formations – as well as the need for infrastructure to support natural gas production – Platts Analytics released data on production in the region A recently published article in the Financial Times indicates that natural gas production from the Marcellus […]

August 23, 2016

US EIA Forecasts Natural Gas Production Through 2040 – We Need the Infrastructure to Carry It

The U.S. Energy Information Agency recently released data on the future of natural gas production. According to the EIA’s projections, the Marcellus and Utica shale formations contain enough natural gas to produce through 2040. “The two Appalachian shale gas plays, the Marcellus and Utica, have factors favorable for production: shallower geologic formation depths and proximity […]

August 22, 2016

Dr. Charles Steele on the Safety of Natural Gas Pipeline Infrastructure

Dr. Charles Steele recently joined the Coalition for the Expansion of Pipeline Infrastructure for a conversation about natural gas pipelines and the many benefits they provide farmers. Dr. Steele has extensively studied the economics of natural gas infrastructure, recently co-authoring a white paper on the relationship between increased access to natural gas and the agricultural […]

August 16, 2016

Michigan Chemistry Council Voices Support for Rover Final EIS

The Adrian Daily Telegram recently published a letter to the editor from John Dulmes, Executive Director of the Michigan Chemistry Council (MCC), in which he voices his organization’s support for the Rover Pipeline. Natural gas is critically important to the energy-intensive chemical manufacturing industry, and particularly in the Midwest. As Mr. Dulmes writes: “The Michigan […]

August 12, 2016

Consumer Energy Alliance Calls Attention to Need for Pipeline Infrastructure

In Pennsylvania, the Washington Observer-Reporter recently reported on an exciting new campaign in support of natural gas pipeline construction. Consumer Energy Alliance, a national consumer advocacy organization that represents consumers, manufacturers, agriculture, energy, renewables and other industries, recently launched a campaign called “Pipelines for America.” The effort aims to educate consumers throughout the Mid-Atlantic region […]

August 11, 2016

Natural Gas Infrastructure Could Jumpstart West Virginia’s Economy

West Virginia’ economy may be taking steps toward recovery following several years of downturn.  The University of West Virginia’s Mountain State Business Index, which was put together by a group of economists at the school, showed a 0.1 percent increase in July, demonstrating that the state’s recession has ended for the time-being. John Deskins, director […]