February 18, 2017

Despite a two-year downturn in the oil and gas industry, “downstream” opportunities such as power plants and pipelines are feeding a growing sense that the employment outlook in Western Pennsylvania is improving.

Available energy-related jobs run the gamut from truck dr...

February 17, 2017

The $3 billion Atlantic Sunrise pipeline expansion that’s been awaiting approval by pipeline developer Williams Partners L.P. (ticker: WPZ) was approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Feb. 1, clearing a major regulatory hurdle. While this is not...

February 17, 2017

HARRISBURG >> After what it termed an “extensive review,” the state Department of Environmental Protection has given the green light for Sunoco Logistics’ plans for the Mariner East 2 pipeline.

The pipeline will carry hundreds of thousands of barrels of Marcellus Sha...

February 16, 2017

While President Trump is rolling back regulations in Washington and promising to side with energy companies across the country, Pennsylvania could this year start charging natural gas companies a tax on the gas they pull from the ground.

That’s even with a state legisla...

Amid a flurry of executive orders and memoranda issued by his office in the early days of his administration, President Donald Trump on Jan. 24 signed his name to several with potentially significant implications for the oil and gas industry and its opponents. 

The...

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