Have You Heard? Compressor Stations Are Quieter Than People Talking

Safety, environmental protection, and neighbor satisfaction are three of PennEast’s highest priorities, and this includes reducing noise disturbance to the greatest extent possible. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), as well as other federal, state and local agencies, strictly regulates noise levels for compressor stations. Inside a compressor station, it is noisy; however, compliance with… Read more »

PennEast: Delivering the Energy to Fuel a Downstream Economy

On Tuesday, November 1, members of PennEast’s team participated in the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s “Fueling a Downstream Economy” forum. PennEast member company UGI Energy Services joined the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, Deloitte Services, Braskem, Energy Transfer Partners and more than 150 attendees for a conversation on how the Greater… Read more »

PennEast Oct. 29th Week In Review

A Recap of PennEast and Important Natural Gas News This week began with several PennEast partner companies participating in the second annual Utility Job and Career Fair at Mercer County Community College. In natural gas use news, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently released their Manufacturing Energy Consumption Survey (MECS) that found natural gas… Read more »

Video: Oct. 2016 Grant Presentations

On October 12, 2016, PennEast formally presented Community Connector Grants to the Palmerton Veterans Memorial, BushKill Township Volunteer Fire Company, and the Lehigh Valley Chapter of Pink Heals. These three organizations play a vital role in the communities in which they serve. PennEast is proud to support them and the dozens of additional Community Connector… Read more »

EIA: Natural gas consumption in manufacturing increased 2% between 2010 and 2014

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released preliminary estimates showing that “total U.S. manufacturing energy consumption increased about 3.7% between 2010 and 2014.” EIA explains: “This is the first measured 4-year increase in manufacturing energy consumption since 2002. Energy source shares have changed modestly since 2002, with natural gas rising from 29% to 33%… Read more »

PennEast Oct. 22nd Week In Review

A Recap of PennEast and Important Natural Gas News This week Concentric Energy Advisors released a comprehensive rebuttal reaffirming the need for the PennEast Pipeline, and rejected multiple arguments and incorrect assumptions made by the New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel. On Tuesday, PennEast spokesperson Pat Kornick appeared on New Jersey 101.5 to provide a… Read more »

World’s Largest Wholesale Electricity Market Operator Cites PennEast Pipeline as Viable Option to Increase Energy Reliability and Stability

PJM Serves 20 Percent of U.S. Population Below is statement by Pat Kornick, spokesperson for PennEast Pipeline Company, following PJM’s presentation to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on winter reliability. On October 20, 2016, the world’s largest wholesale electricity market operator delivered to FERC a presentation underscoring the need for additional natural gas transmission… Read more »

Independent Report Reaffirms Need for PennEast Pipeline

Addresses Flaws in New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel’s Comments Concentric Energy Advisors (Concentric) today released a comprehensive rebuttal reaffirming the need for the PennEast Pipeline, and rejecting multiple arguments and incorrect assumptions made in recent comments written by David E. Dismukes, Ph.D., for the New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel (NJDRC). In comments filed… Read more »

PennEast: A Vital “Demand-Pull” Project

Members of PennEast’s team were invited to State College, Pa., on Thursday, October 13, to discuss the PennEast Pipeline Project. Speaking to an audience of more than 150 attendees, Simon Bowman of PennEast Pipeline member company UGI Energy Services explained: “The PennEast Pipeline Project is a billion-dollar, 120-mile project that will deliver 1 billion cubic… Read more »

PennEast Pipeline Company Presents Grant to Lehigh Valley Pink Heals

(Bethlehem, Pa.) – Today, PennEast Pipeline Company presented the Lehigh Valley Chapter of Pink Heals a PennEast Community Connector Grant of $5,000. An affiliate of the National Pink Heals organization, Lehigh Valley Pink Heals will use its grant to support ongoing fundraising for local women and their families affected by a range of health issues…. Read more »