August 18, 2017

Pipelines Need to Keep Pace With Natural Gas Production

The United States has been producing natural gas at all-time highs.  By using our own natural resources, we’ve been able to lower heating costs, and keep money in the pockets of hard working Americans. The issue, though, is that our infrastructure has not kept pace with the increase in supply.  While we’re producing more natural […]

August 11, 2017

Ohio State Grange President: “Ohio needs projects like the Rover Pipeline”

While natural gas is often associated with home heating, manufacturing, and other industrial applications, the energy resource also plays a crucial role in agricultural operations. Midstream infrastructure stands to increase farmers’ access to natural gas, thereby lowering overhead costs and increasing overall profitability. Steubenville Herald-Star recently published an opinion editorial by Bob White, president of […]

August 3, 2017

Marietta College Professor: Pipeline Infrastructure “An Essential Component of a Robust and Resilient Energy System”

Cleveland Plain Dealer recently published an op-ed by Robert W. Chase, an emeritus professor in Marietta College’s Department of Petroleum Engineering & Geology. In the piece, Chase argues for the importance of natural gas infrastructure, arguing that – despite some opposition to the construction of pipelines – they play a critical role in powering homes […]

July 26, 2017

InsideSources: Rover Pipeline Construction “Brings Boost to Local Businesses”

Construction of the Rover Pipeline has resulted in a number of economic benefits for the state of Ohio. The project will employ an estimated 10,000 construction workers in the region, providing good wages to hardworking tradesmen and women. These construction workers live in the communities through which the project passes, eating at local restaurants, staying […]

July 24, 2017

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Two Infrastructure Bills

In our nation’s capital, Congress plays a critical role in the oversight of pipeline infrastructure, ensuring that the regulations regarding energy transportation remain productive, efficient, and supportive of access to oil and natural gas resources across the country. To that end, last week the House of Representatives passed two bills aimed at reforming pipeline infrastructure […]

July 14, 2017

Professional Geologist Explains Horizontal Directional Drilling

Horizontal directional drilling (HDD) is a common construction practice that represents the very latest in minimizing impacts in sensitive areas of construction. The Bryan Times recently published an op-ed by Bill Godsey, a licensed professional geologist and a former geologist for the Texas Railroad Commission, in which he discusses HDD, explaining the process in the […]

July 10, 2017

Consumer Energy Alliance Study Underscores Importance of Pipeline Infrastructure

Everyday, pipeline infrastructure systems provide Americans across the country with reliable access to the energy resources they need. But just what would that system look like without the proper maintenance that keeps the system running smoothly? Consumer Energy Alliance set out to answer that question in a recent study titled “Families, Communities and Finances: The […]

June 29, 2017

API Study Highlights Economic Benefits of Natural Gas

It’s no secret that natural gas plays a vital role in our day-to-day lives. The American Petroleum Institute recently quantified that impact with a study titled “Benefits and Opportunities of Natural Gas Use, Transportation, and Production,” which takes a look at the economic effects of natural gas in each of the 50 states. According to […]

June 28, 2017

Forbes: “Appalachia needs more gas infrastructure to move gas to markets”

The Appalachian Basin is playing an increasingly critical role in supplying natural gas to markets across the country – with readily available supplies of gas in the Marcellus and Utica shale formations, states such as Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania are increasingly viewed as a primary resource in meeting demand for clean-burning, domestically produced natural […]

June 21, 2017

Texas Task Force Report Underscores Benefits of Oil and Gas Development

In communities across the county, the energy industry serves as a powerful economic engine, generating a number of key impacts – from the creation of jobs to investment and tax revenues. A new report released by the Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas titled “Environmental and Community Impacts of Shale Development in Texas” […]