March 3, 2017

FERC Allows Rover Pipeline to Commence Construction

In early February, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the Rover Pipeline. In the latest development in the project’s regulatory review process, FERC granted Rover’s request to commence construction. This is an incredibly important step for the Rover Pipeline, as this critical infrastructure project progresses toward […]

February 24, 2017

Defiance Crescent-News: Rover Pipeline “Is Good For The Economy Of Ohio”

Joining the ongoing displays of support for the Rover Pipeline, the Defiance Crescent-News recently published an opinion piece by the publication’s editorial board. As the piece notes: Earlier this month, the Federal Enegy Regulatory Commission approved plans for the (Rover) pipeline project that will traverse three local counties (Defiance, Henry and Fulton) and include construction […]

February 17, 2017

Rover Pipeline Will Increase Regional Natural Gas Takeaway

According to a recent article in Natural Gas Intelligence, the Rover Pipeline – along with other recently approved pipelines – stand to have a dramatic effect on takeaway capacity for natural gas producers in the Appalachian region, including the Marcellus and Utica shale formations. This in turn will increase the diversity of supply available to […]

February 10, 2017

Canton Repository Editorial Board: Rover Pipeline Will Bring “Next Phase” for Ohio Natural Gas

Following the Rover Pipeline’s approval by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, a number of national, state, and regional news outlets have reported on the development. One piece in particular, however, stood out to the Coalition for the Expansion of Pipeline Infrastructure. This week, the Canton Repository  published an opinion piece by the newspaper’s editorial board […]

February 3, 2017

Press Release: FERC Issues Certificate for Rover Pipeline

Last night, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the Rover Pipeline Project. The Coalition for the Expansion of Pipeline Infrastructure (CEPI) applauds FERC for releasing the certificate after two years of thorough review. “We’re ready to get to work,” said Geno Alessandrini, business manager of the […]

January 27, 2017

Ohio Chemistry Technology Council: “America’s industries need energy infrastructure”

Access to natural gas is critical for a range of industries – and chief among those is the chemical industry, which provides the feedstocks for a range of products – from modern medicines to household products. The Rover Pipeline will play an important role in providing that access, transporting domestically-produced natural gas to regional markets […]

January 20, 2017

Delays in Pipeline Construction Hurt Consumers

Pipeline infrastructure is critical to natural gas producers, facilitating the safe, efficient transport of domestic energy resources from drilling sites to end markets – and ultimately, consumers who use natural gas to heat their homes. And as a recent report in Crain’s Cleveland Business notes, delays in the construction of pipelines such as Rover could […]

January 12, 2017

Union Leaders to FERC: “Approve the Rover Pipeline”

Construction of the Rover Pipeline will create as many as 10,000 jobs across Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, providing hardworking, highly trained professionals with the ability to support themselves and their families. While the project remains under FERC Chairman Norman Bay’s review, these men and women await the opportunity to safely construct a critical […]

January 9, 2017

Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Discusses Benefits of Rover Pipeline

Amy Rutledge, Director of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, recently sat down with CEPI for a discussion about development of the Utica Shale formation and the role that midstream infrastructure projects play in facilitating that activity. As she relates, Carroll County has already seen the many benefits that these pipelines bring to communities along […]

January 7, 2017

Ohio Chamber of Commerce Voices Support for Rover Pipeline

The Toledo Blade recently published an opinion piece by Zachary Frymier, director of energy and environment for the Ohio Chamber of Commerce. As the leading business advocate in Ohio, the Ohio Chamber represents a number of organizations across a range of industries. Mr. Frymier relates that chief among these issues is the ability to access […]