November 9, 2016

Newest CEPI Member: West Virginia Roundtable

In the latest showing of support for the Rover Pipeline and natural gas infrastructure, CEPI is proud to announce that the West Virginia Roundtable has joined its members. The West Virginia Roundtable is an organization comprised of the state’s leading chief executive officers. The Roundtable is committed to advocating public policies that create economic opportunities […]

November 8, 2016

Rover Pipeline’s Impact on North Township, Ohio

CEPI recently joined North Township Trustee Dan Henry for a conversation about the Rover Pipeline and the benefits for the community that Mr. Henry anticipates from its construction. As he relates, the revenues generated by Rover will be a huge boon to Harrison County schools, thereby alleviating the tax burden on its citizens. Watch the […]

November 7, 2016

West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association Joins CEPI

The Coalition for the Expansion of Pipeline Infrastructure is excited to announce that the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association (WVONGA) as its newest member.  According to the organization’s website: The West Virginia Oil & Natural Gas Association, chartered in 1915, serves the entire oil and natural gas industry, to include organizations involved in […]

November 2, 2016

WSJ Highlights Downturn in State & Local Infrastructure Investments

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article on the recent decline in spending on behalf of state and local governments. This is a potentially worrisome trend, particularly given the state of local infrastructure in communities across the country. As the article relates: State and local governments spent an annualized $248.47 billion on construction in […]

November 1, 2016

Energy Experts on the Need for Regional Infrastructure

Consumer Energy Alliance recently held a conference in Wheeling, West Virginia to discuss the energy industry and challenges currently faced in the region. Titled “West Virginia Energy and Manufacturing Forum,” the event brought together a group of 50 people representing pipeline, labor, construction, and manufacturing interests. West Virginia Public Broadcasting covered the event, noting that […]

October 26, 2016

Natural Gas Production in Ohio on the Rise

Lisbon Morning Journal recently reported on optimism for the production of natural gas in Ohio. Mike Chadsey, director of public relations for the Ohio Oil and Gas Association, spoke to the Columbiana County Port Authority during a meeting and illustrated several market factors that point to a resurgence in the sector. According to Chadsey, as […]

October 25, 2016

Mayor Linda McNeil Discusses Safety and Transparency of the Rover Pipeline

The Coalition for the Expansion of Pipeline Infrastructure’s video series has demonstrated a wide variety of support for the Rover Pipeline, from union members to representatives of the agricultural industry. But the project also enjoys the support of elected officials along the pipeline route thanks to the extensive outreach undertaken since the pipeline’s proposal. Mayor […]

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 […]