August 9, 2016

Dr. Charles Steele Discusses Importance of Natural Gas for Farmers

Dr. Charles Steele is an economics professor at Hillsdale College. In 2015, he co-authored “Natural Gas Pipeline Infrastructure and Its Impact on Michigan and Ohio Agriculture,” a white paper published by the Ohio State Grange analyzing the benefits of natural gas infrastructure development for agriculture in Michigan and Ohio. Dr. Steele recently joined CEPI for […]

August 1, 2016

FERC Clears Way for Next Stage of Rover Pipeline Approval

Release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement Greenlights Next Steps for Critical Regional Energy Infrastructure On Friday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released a final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Rover Pipeline, the next step in the process of the federal review process. FERC concluded that construction and operation of the Rover Pipeline […]

July 25, 2016

Former USFWS Deputy Chief Argues Against Regulatory Overreach

During the federal approval process of natural gas infrastructure projects, a range of agencies have the opportunity to provide input and make recommendations regarding their planning. This should be a constructive process that leads to the outcome of a safer, more comprehensive plan for pipeline projects. However, in recent years regulators have seized upon the […]

July 18, 2016

Rover Pipeline Can Ease Regional Gas Surplus

In recent months, our region’s energy industry has found itself with a surplus of natural gas. The Exponent Telegram covered this issue in an article titled “Oil and gas companies in north central West Virginia are optimistic despite industry decline,” highlighting the state’s ongoing issue of production exceeding demand in local markets. The piece features […]

July 18, 2016

Anti-Pipeliners Favor Foreign Imports Over Domestic Energy

A new article published by Bloomberg Business paints a startling new picture of an anti-American energy campaign being waged under the guise of environmental stewardship. According to the article, activists in New England favor the region prolonging its dependence on foreign energy imports rather than investing in infrastructure necessary to link up with domestically produced […]

July 11, 2016

OCTC’s Jenn Klein Explains Why Pipeline’s Matter to Ohio’s Chemical Manufacturing Industry

Jenn Klein, president of the Ohio Chemistry Technology Council (OCTC), recently joined CEPI for a conversation on the importance of pipeline infrastructure to Ohio’s chemical manufacturing industry. Representing some of the nation’s premier firms, OCTC is the leading advocate for Ohio’s chemical technology industry and high-tech chemical community. As a member of CEPI, OCTC has […]

June 28, 2016

Regional Leaders: Shale Gas “Energizing” Appalachian Basin Economy

An impressive lineup of key industry leaders recently came together to showcase how shale gas production is breathing new life into the Appalachian basin economy. Writing in the West Virginia State Journal, David Spigelmyer, president of the Pennsylvania-based Marcellus Shale Coalition; Corky DeMarco, executive director of the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association; and […]

June 24, 2016

LiUNA Announces Campaign in Support of Natural Gas

In yet another show of the widespread support for natural gas development, the Laborers’ International Union of North America recently announced “Clean Power Progress,” a campaign that underscores the importance of natural gas as an important bridge fuel in meeting the Clean Power Plan goals. These federal standards mandate a shift away from traditional energy […]