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05.29.17

The Atlantic Sunrise pipeline is a path to prosperity for Pa.

Pennsylvania has endured structural changes in the bedrock industries of our state's economy.
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04.25.17

Northeast needs more gas pipelines, says new report

A new report out this week from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce argues the northeastern United States needs more natural gas pipelines.
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04.22.17

More plants to process Marcellus gas could come to Pennsylvania

The $6 billion Shell ethane cracker plant, which is being built in Beaver County, is believed to be the largest private investment in Pennsylvania since World War II.
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04.17.17

Letter to the Editor: Tax bad for jobs

An editorial about the governor's proposed severance tax ("Markets will support new gas tax," April 2) overlooked an important fact: Pennsylvania already taxes the natural gas industry.
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04.17.17

Letter to the Editor: Severance fee foe

In an April 2 editorial ("Markets will support new gas tax") The Times-Tribune continues its obsession with a massive energy tax increase that would cost good-paying Pennsylvania jobs, increase energy costs for consumers and severely undercut the state's economic competitiveness.
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04.12.17

Shell releases sustainability report, says it spent $193 million on 'social investments'

Royal Dutch Shell spent nearly $193 million worldwide last year on voluntary social investments, including hundreds of thousands spent in Beaver County.
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04.07.17

Guest view: Why the energy industry in Pennsylvania has no time to lose

As president of the Pennsylvania Chemical Industry Council, I have been closely following the accelerating pulse of energy development in the state and beyond for many years.
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04.06.17

Report: More than $10 billion invested into region last year, highest amount ever

Companies invested more than $10 billion into the 10-county region last year, the largest capital investment ever recorded in western Pennsylvania, according to the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance.
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04.05.17

EDITORIAL: 2 billion reasons to support Sunoco pipeline across Pennsylvania

Ever wonder why the business community and labor unions are such unabashed proponents of building a massive pipeline across the width of Pennsylvania?
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04.02.17

Pennsylvania study sees $2-3 billion-dollar boost from Sunoco pipeline

As local municipalities, community groups and the Rose Tree Media School District grapple with potential safety concerns regarding the Sunoco Logistics Mariner East 2 and 2X pipelines, an independent report released by Team Pennsylvania Foundation has outlined the economic benefits of the natural gas resources it will carry.
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04.01.17

Why to prefer pipelines

It's the safer way to transport natural gas and create jobs
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03.27.17

Drillers: Permit limbo hurts Pennsylvania's competitiveness

As Pennsylvania's governor touts the potential for billions of dollars in new investment by petrochemical manufacturers, his environmental agency is struggling to process applications to drill the natural gas wells that will be needed to supply the fledgling industry.
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03.21.17

Study: State could support up to four more ethane crackers

A study released Tuesday by the governor's office and the Team Pennsylvania Foundation suggests that up to four more ethane crackers could be built in Pennsylvania or Appalachia beyond Royal Dutch Shell's $6 billion petrochemical plant under construction in Beaver County.
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03.19.17

Baer: Pennsylvania's magical mystery budget

Three weeks of state budget hearings just concluded with nary a fistfight or major snit.
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03.12.17

Letter to the Editor: Vitali's anti-gas stance hurts his neighbors

In his recent commentary, state Rep. Greg Vitali, D-166 of Haverford, continues to ignore important facts about Pennsylvania's natural gas industry ("Lobbyists, Money Do the Talking for Natural Gas Industry," March 6), which supports tens of thousands of good-paying jobs across the commonwealth and is responsible for dramatic air quality improvements that we all benefit from.
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