January 3, 2017

Michigan Land Improvement Contractors: Ensuring Responsible Pipeline Restoration

The Michigan Land Improvement Contractors Association (MLICA) will play a critical role in construction of the Rover Pipeline, ensuring that properties along the pipeline route are properly restored to pre-construction conditions. MLICA members live and work in the communities through which Rover will pass – for that reason, they’re far and away the best equipped […]

December 27, 2016

Ohio State Grange Voices Support for Rover Pipeline, Expansion of Energy Infrastructure

The agriculture industry uses natural gas in a variety of ways, from powering machinery to grain drying and even as a feedstock for fertilizer. And access to this resource is incredibly important for farmers. Bob White, President of the Ohio State Grange recently underscored this fact in an opinion editorial published by The Daily Digger: […]

December 21, 2016

Marcellus and Utica Formations Drive Natural Gas Production Growth

It is no secret that the Marcellus and Utica shale formations have catalyzed an energy renaissance in the Northeast. Recent data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) sheds some light on just how big of an effect this resource has created, with natural gas production in the U.S. reaching record levels in 2015: […]

December 16, 2016

As Natural Gas Production Rises, So Too Does Need for Infrastructure

The election of Donald Trump has natural gas producers excited about the future of the industry. According to a recent article published by The Steubenville Herald Star, that optimism is fueled by both a changing administration as well as growing demand for natural gas. This, in turn, leads to a need for increased midstream infrastructure: […]

December 8, 2016

NAM Survey: Ohio Voters Display Widespread Support for Energy Infrastructure

Results of the most recent election cycle revealed some deep-seated differences in the views of voters on a range of partisan issues. However, as a series of surveys conducted by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) demonstrates, an overwhelming majority of these same voters all agree on supporting energy infrastructure – and particularly in Ohio. […]

December 1, 2016

Ohio Oil and Gas Association Voices Support for Rover Pipeline

It is no secret that Ohio is in the midst of an energy renaissance, with recently-discovered domestic natural gas reserves containing the ability to power businesses and homes throughout the region. However, the state currently lacks the midstream infrastructure required by gas producers to transport their product to market. Shawn Bennett, executive vice president of […]

November 30, 2016

Rover Pipeline Benefits Michigan Chemical Industry

Lansing State Journal recently published an opinion piece by John Dulmes, executive director of the Michigan Chemistry Council, on the importance of access to natural gas and the role that the Rover Pipeline will play in providing that access in Michigan. He provides some insight into the chemistry industry and how businesses relying on natural […]

November 23, 2016

Region’s Leaders on the Importance of Infrastructure

With the election season over, leaders across the nation are preparing to assume the responsibilities of their respective offices. While each candidate presented varying stances on a diverse range of issues, the Coalition for the Expansion of Pipeline Infrastructure was excited to see broad support for infrastructure development among national and state elected officials. As […]

November 16, 2016

As Natural Gas Demand Rises, So Too Does Need for Pipeline Infrastructure

StateImpact recently reported on the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the release of its World Energy Outlook 2016. According to the report, global demand for natural gas is projected to increase between 2014 and 2040: Higher demand will spur growth in production, two thirds of which will initially come from the United States – where […]

November 10, 2016

IUOE Representative Voices Support for Natural Gas Infrastructure

Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune published a letter to the editor by Michael Bertolone, special representative of IUOE Local 18, in which he expresses his support for the construction of natural gas pipelines. He underscores the training that his organization provides as well as community outreach, writing: Local 18 provides a state-of-the art training program for their […]