Letter: PennEast Pipeline gas for N.J. and Pa., not export

Published September 21, 2016, on LehighValleyLive.com A recent letter to the editor asked how natural gas gets to New Jersey and questioned the use and benefits of the natural gas from the proposed PennEast Pipeline. First, the PennEast Pipeline will not export natural gas; it will serve area natural gas and electric consumers. Groups opposed… Read more »

New White Paper: “Fleets Run Cleaner on Natural Gas”

NGVAmerica’s Emissions and Environmental Working Group has completed a white paper and infographic highlighting the benefits for fleets using natural gas as a transportation fuel, Fleets Run Cleaner on Natural Gas. The goal of the working group was to provide an NGV industry supported consensus document on the benefits of switching to natural gas. “Lower… Read more »

Correcting The Record: PennEast Equals Savings

Published September 6, 2016, on NJ.com The NJ Advance Media article, “Some N.J. gas customers could pay $161 to save $62, expert says,” was poorly reported and therefore does nothing to help New Jersey Natural Gas customers or your readers understand the issues. The premise that the costs associated with the PennEast Pipeline, Transco’s Garden… Read more »

Column: Why is natural gas infrastructure so important?

In a Labor Day editorial, David Spigelmyer, president of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, and James Kunz, business manager for International Union of Operating Engineers Local 66, discuss pipeline projects like PennEast, and answer the question of, why is natural gas infrastructure so important for the commonwealth? The Safest Way to Transport Energy “Natural gas pipelines… Read more »

Letter: PennEast pipeline project would use local labor

Published in the August 17, 2016, Express Times In the two years since the PennEast pipeline project was announced, the company has continuously engaged communities along the proposed route to refine their plan to safely build and maintain the pipeline. Part of that plan is a commitment to using exhaustively trained local labor for the… Read more »

Letter: PennEast Pipeline Co. Puts Safety First

By Pat Kornick Published in the August 14, 2016, Times Leader PennEast Pipeline Co. was pleased to support pipeline safety and the Wilkes-Barre RailRiders at the team’s Aug. 11 game. Given the date, the game provided an ideal opportunity to mark National 811 Day – the number to call before you dig to ensure an… Read more »

Natural gas key to America’s energy future

By Pat Kornick Published in the August 15, 2016, Morning Call A recent Your View by a representative of Food & Water Watch shows some of the group’s illogical agenda. Despite what the writer might have you believe, it is possible to support both natural gas and renewable energy sources, which work hand-in-hand to provide… Read more »

Supporting First Responders

PennEast is committed to working closely with first response agencies. These brave men and women are an integral part of PennEast’s commitment to safe operations. The member companies of PennEast have a strong history of working with local first response agencies, and this effective working relationship has continued since the formation of PennEast Pipeline Company…. Read more »

Commentary: PennEast Pipeline Is Good For New Jersey

Guest editorial by Pat Kornick. Published in the Courier-Post. The PennEast pipeline will lower energy costs for families and businesses in every corner of New Jersey; deliver clean, American energy that is better for our environment; and create thousands of jobs during construction. One study found the region would’ve saved nearly $1 billion in both… Read more »

PennEast: Minimizing Environmental Impacts

By Pat Kornick In his recent column on the PennEast Pipeline, New Jersey Sierra Club President Jeff Tittel used much of the same unsubstantiated rhetoric on which the fringe group bases its activities to oppose natural gas development. Only a few years ago the Sierra Club was an advocate of the environmental benefits of greater… Read more »