Archives for February 2017

Support Grows for Job-Creating Natural Gas Projects

“Pennsylvania is once again open for business.” That’s how Washington County Chamber of Commerce president Jeff Kotula described construction of the $2.5 billion Mariner East 2 pipelines that will deliver natural gas from southwestern Pennsylvania to Delaware County’s Marcus Hook petrochemical and refining facility. The buildout of critical natural gas infrastructure projects such as pipelines, […]

Abundant, clean-burning U.S. natural gas = good-paying Ameri

Abundant, clean-burning U.S. natural gas = good-paying American manufacturing jobs https://t.co/NFsGrKg5le https://t.co/fjQWRWy335

Former @VFWHQ nat’l commander: “Producing more energy at hom

Former @VFWHQ nat’l commander: “Producing more energy at home makes the nation more secure.” https://t.co/Tme2rxBsWY #AmericanEnergy

RT @TribLIVE: Pa.’s natural gas industry could be poised for

RT @TribLIVE: Pa.’s natural gas industry could be poised for rebound, writes @kevinjzwick https://t.co/zdSL1HmgMa https://t.co/mmuFN4vS3l

“Our success in the energy sector … has enabled many of

“Our success in the energy sector … has enabled many of our residents to find new opportunities and jobs.” https://t.co/1DJ37f269S

RT @PennLive: “We’re ready to get to work.” https://t.co/dPG

RT @PennLive: “We’re ready to get to work.” https://t.co/dPGeCIaCFF

Great @LIUNA op-ed: #NatGas projects “represent job security

Great @LIUNA op-ed: #NatGas projects “represent job security for thousands of blue-collar workers & their families”… https://t.co/46JMOXXB9B

RT @LIUNA: Great #OPED by #LIUNA PA Legislative Director Abe

RT @LIUNA: Great #OPED by #LIUNA PA Legislative Director Abe Amoros – Let’s get started on the #MarinerEast2 #pipeline https://t.co/bG4OBbc…

RT @PghBizTimes: Sunoco plans second pipeline for Mariner Ea

RT @PghBizTimes: Sunoco plans second pipeline for Mariner East 2 https://t.co/N4rvFvP3c8

RT @Range_Resources: Energy Infrastructure Creates Pa. Jobs,

RT @Range_Resources: Energy Infrastructure Creates Pa. Jobs, Boosts Economy. Via @MarcellusGas https://t.co/3XulDyZ3pK https://t.co/6dlXm6E…

Local union leader says Tenaska #natgas plant “generates a l

Local union leader says Tenaska #natgas plant “generates a lot of income for a lot of families trying to make it.” https://t.co/7cLk0q9Qul

RT @TribWestmoreCo: Work picks up on Tenaska’s natural gas-f

RT @TribWestmoreCo: Work picks up on Tenaska’s natural gas-fueled generating station in South Huntingdon, writes @dillonswriting https://t.…

[email protected] will build two pipelines across Pa. as part of

[email protected] will build two pipelines across Pa. as part of Mariner East 2 project: https://t.co/DWG2NBImux. More:… https://t.co/OXxyzLoR0X

America is on track to become a net natural gas exporter nex

America is on track to become a net natural gas exporter next year, according to @ENERGY. https://t.co/3RdG1iaGeJ #LNG

RT @EIAgov: Liquefied natural gas #exports expected to drive

RT @EIAgov: Liquefied natural gas #exports expected to drive growth in U.S. natural gas trade https://t.co/voUoq8kGCv #natgas #LNG #energyt…

Thanks to shale, America’s “energy security is stronger than

Thanks to shale, America’s “energy security is stronger than it has been in decades.” [email protected] VP Douglas Polk… https://t.co/rLkkCGjrZA

Penn State researchers take a look at “How Plastic is Made f

Penn State researchers take a look at “How Plastic is Made from Natural Gas” https://t.co/LW1vVhheFN https://t.co/LT1cYmLvIF

Engineers Make Natural Gas Development Possible

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RT @exxonmobil: Hats off to all the engineers who never give

RT @exxonmobil: Hats off to all the engineers who never give up. #EWeek2017 https://t.co/0O4DRPES8O

RT @SPEtweets: Engineers fuel the world! Happy #eweek2017 ht

RT @SPEtweets: Engineers fuel the world! Happy #eweek2017 https://t.co/tND0vCnMC3

RT @Energy21: Overzealous #regs threaten #Pennsylvania’s #

RT @Energy21: Overzealous #regs threaten #Pennsylvania’s #energy sector, says @MarcellusGas. Let’s #Cutredtape! @PennLive https://t.co/GfUJ…

Natural gas production and use is helping to create good-pay

Natural gas production and use is helping to create good-paying local manufacturing jobs. https://t.co/UP3bGXkPKa v… https://t.co/OLT1sy2IQE

On today’s @timestribune front-page: Pa.’s natural gas impac

On today’s @timestribune front-page: Pa.’s natural gas impact fee has pumped $1+ billion to rural communities… https://t.co/jWsbqdNVZg

RT @WTRF7News: Beaver County, PA, Optimistic about the futur

RT @WTRF7News: Beaver County, PA, Optimistic about the future of their community as Shell Chemical builds ethane cracker facility. https://…

FACT: Pa. voters view energy infrastructure as a way to boos

FACT: Pa. voters view energy infrastructure as a way to boost jobs and the economy. https://t.co/kQ1Sezavbl https://t.co/0smIZeyYnK

Business, Labor Groups Support Pipeline Approvals https://t.

Business, Labor Groups Support Pipeline Approvals https://t.co/kQ1Sezavbl https://t.co/7pk4EJzt0L

Community leaders: Pa. #natgas impact tax revenues are a “go

Community leaders: Pa. #natgas impact tax revenues are a “godsend,” “blessing,” and “real asset.”… https://t.co/W6TM7RvQz8

RT @PennLive: Unnecessary regulations will harm Pennsylvania

RT @PennLive: Unnecessary regulations will harm Pennsylvania jobs, and do nothing to improve air quality: PennLive letters https://t.co/av5…

Energy Infrastructure Creates Pa. Jobs, Boosts Economy https

Energy Infrastructure Creates Pa. Jobs, Boosts Economy https://t.co/kQ1SeySUjN https://t.co/oydveI9ftT

[email protected]: Natural gas impact tax revenues “bring value

[email protected]: Natural gas impact tax revenues “bring value to communities.” https://t.co/dLc68isYDg… https://t.co/FwprHXEMps

RT @FriendsOfMFG: America’s robust energy sector helps mak

RT @FriendsOfMFG: America’s robust energy sector helps make America a desirable place to manufacture and create jobs. https://t.co/DUY0kLQV…

Energy Infrastructure Creates Pa. Jobs, Boosts Economy

With the promise of supporting more than 15,000 Pa. jobs – including many for highly trained union members – Sunoco Logistics’ Mariner East II pipeline received regulatory approval this week, allowing construction to move forward on the critical energy infrastructure project. The $2.5 billion investment links shale development in Western Pa. to Delaware Co.’s Marcus […]

RT @SXLupdates: #NGLs are vital to #mfg every day products &

RT @SXLupdates: #NGLs are vital to #mfg every day products & #pipelines are the safest way to transport NGLs https://t.co/Y02MXBNYhI

Local Leaders: Natural Gas Impact Tax Works

Five years ago, Pennsylvania enacted a tax on natural gas production – called the impact fee – that’s generated more than $1 billion in new revenue for communities in all 67 counties. This provision of Act 13 – a law passed with wide bipartisan majorities – continues to work as designed, directly benefiting communities as […]

RT @JA_NEPA: Southwestern Energy recently donated $1,000.00

RT @JA_NEPA: Southwestern Energy recently donated $1,000.00 to Junior Achievement of Northeastern Pennsylvania to support… https://t.co/B…

Key factor in booming U.S. fertilizer industry is low-cost d

Key factor in booming U.S. fertilizer industry is low-cost domestic natural gas https://t.co/R0mGdoTByk via @WSJ https://t.co/Y5YvRIP1qX

Western Pa. labor leader: #natgas development creates “a lot

Western Pa. labor leader: #natgas development creates “a lot of job opportunities” for union members.… https://t.co/21dh7K7T2V

Thanks to Pa.-produced #natgas “manufacturing jobs show the

Thanks to Pa.-produced #natgas “manufacturing jobs show the greatest potential for growth.” https://t.co/lcrqjdfyeE… https://t.co/2LjdGHz5wR

Higher energy tax proposals have been met with a “familiarly

Higher energy tax proposals have been met with a “familiarly cold response” from local officials.… https://t.co/1tpnXCZB7t

Gov. Wolf’s Massive, Job-Crushing Energy Tax Proposal Fall

Gov. Wolf’s Massive, Job-Crushing Energy Tax Proposal Falls Flat, Again https://t.co/RdfRiwyLYV #SayNoToSeverance https://t.co/gXTQuxazWi

Safe #natgas development on state game lands provides “a cri

Safe #natgas development on state game lands provides “a critical source of funding” for @PAGameComm. https://t.co/WKWtaVjnOq via @fox43

Smart @timestribune op-ed: “Natural gas is an environmental

Smart @timestribune op-ed: “Natural gas is an environmental solution.” https://t.co/GTSNbIZUvS https://t.co/nrKFsITxOm

FACT: The shale gas revolution has spurred many industries t

FACT: The shale gas revolution has spurred many industries to bring manufacturing plants back to the U.S.… https://t.co/o3ukHaYXn3

Even higher energy taxes are “a non-starter for local offici

Even higher energy taxes are “a non-starter for local officials.” https://t.co/RdfRiwyLYV #SayNoToSeverance https://t.co/VqbQ1VseC4

[email protected] editorial: Even higher energy taxes “would

[email protected] editorial: Even higher energy taxes “would endanger the state’s economy.” https://t.co/oYru27ZAlL #SayNoToSeverance

“Higher energy taxes will harm Pa.’s economic competitivenes

“Higher energy taxes will harm Pa.’s economic competitiveness and jeopardize good paying jobs.” https://t.co/hpgzBENXkX #SayNoToSeverance

Union members pack meeting to support #natgas pipeline that

Union members pack meeting to support #natgas pipeline that will “bring hundreds of jobs.” https://t.co/IVNXHj6LST… https://t.co/lZIk3lUJWU

RT @TheBuffaloNews: Unions, businesses come out in favor of

RT @TheBuffaloNews: Unions, businesses come out in favor of National Fuel pipeline https://t.co/bQI0HYbXYD https://t.co/d5x1csPpLL

Gov. Wolf’s Massive, Job-Crushing Energy Tax Proposal Fall

Gov. Wolf’s Massive, Job-Crushing Energy Tax Proposal Falls Flat, Again https://t.co/RdfRiwyLYV #SayNoToSeverance

Gov. Wolf’s Massive, Job-Crushing Energy Tax Proposal Falls Flat, Again

A months few back, in talking with voters about Pennsylvania energy development, Gov. Wolf promised that his administration would do “everything we can to make this part of the economy thrive.” Yet during his budget address this week, the governor — once again — proposed a massive, job-crushing energy tax increase on Pennsylvania job creators […]