May 30, 2018

Rover Pipeline Requests to Begin Full Service

The Rover Pipeline recently submitted a filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) requesting to begin full service of commercial operations on Thursday, May 31. After years of planning, regulatory review, and construction, this is an incredible milestone for the project, and welcome news for members of the Coalition for the Expansion of Pipeline […]

May 2, 2018

Rover Pipeline to Bring Additional Segments into Service

Earlier this week, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved a request by the Rover Pipeline to bring additional portions of the project into service, including the market segment of the pipeline, the Defiance Compressor Station, and the Vector Pipeline delivery meter station. This is incredibly encouraging news for the Coalition for the Expansion of […]

February 21, 2018

President Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Streamlines Pipeline Process

It’s no secret that America’s infrastructure needs investment and attention. There’s been ample talk across the board about what should be done, and how to go about doing it. Now, thankfully, President Trump has announced details of his infrastructure plan, teeing up the potential for significant change and improvement across our great nation. By creating […]

February 7, 2018

Rover Resumes Work Under Tuscarawas River

With 99 percent of the project complete, and one mainline already in use, we can see the finish line for the Rover Pipeline. Despite this, FERC had still delayed the project’s progress, halting drilling beneath the Tuscarawas River – until this past Tuesday. As Shane Hoover writes for The Massillon Independent, “The Federal Energy Regulatory […]

February 7, 2018

FERC Approves Rover HDD Activity at Tuscarawas River

The Rover Pipeline this week received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to resume horizontal directional drilling (HDD) activities along the Tuscarawas River.   FERC previously suspended drilling at the river pending a review of protective monitoring protocols related to the Mainline B horizontal directional drill. Following that review, FERC authorized Rover to […]

February 1, 2018

President Trump’s Infrastructure Bill Presents Perfect Opportunity

With President Trump announcing a concentrated push to repair and improving America’s infrastructure, we’re presented with a tremendous opportunity to encourage a significant expansion in our natural gas and oil infrastructure. The American Petroleum Institute has already come out in support of restructuring the regulatory and permitting processes in order to better facilitate investment in, […]

January 23, 2018

Pipeline Developer Donating $5 Million For Wetland Conservation

The economic benefits of pipeline infrastructure are widespread and plenty, as we’ve written about in the past. With huge economic boosts and thousands of jobs created, it’s easy to assume the benefits from expanding this part of our infrastructure end there, when in reality they go much further. Companies developing pipelines consistently show their commitment […]

January 17, 2018

Significant Pipeline Capacity Coming Online Early In 2018

Natural gas production continues to rise, but instead of pipeline capacity growing to meet it, a recent analysis found that greater pipeline capacity has actually boosted production. According to Argus Media: “The new pipeline capacity ushered in record production for Appalachia, with levels topping 26 Bcf/d in the final days of November, according to BTU […]

January 3, 2018

Record Low Temperatures Spur NatGas Demand

The brave individuals in Times Square on New Year’s Eve are always bundled and shivering, but this year many of us watching on television experienced the cold as well. Caught in a polar vortex, the U.S. experienced record low temperatures on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s day. These record low temperatures  in turn spurred […]

December 28, 2017

Strong Pipeline Infrastructure Makes a Strong America

From the advent of the natural gas revolution, America has continued to grow and expand our energy infrastructure in order to best harness the natural resources right below our feet. It’s an incredible gift that we’ve found, one that’s been able to help thousands of people find work and improve their lives. Expanding our pipeline […]