Home / Tag Archives: Philadelphia (page 2)

Tag Archives: Philadelphia

Editorial: Tom Wolf, revealed: Good grief

Gov. Tom Wolf supports fewer jobs for Pennsylvanians, especially for minorities attempting to step onto the first rung of the employment experience ladder. He also supports fewer small businesses doing business in the Keystone State. And the governor is in favor of sending Marcellus shale drilling companies to other states so their residents can better reap the benefits of the ...

Read More »

Mariner East 2 pipeline gets two public forums

Sunoco Logistics announced this week it will be hosting two open houses in central Pennsylvania regarding its proposed Mariner East 2 pipeline project. The Mariner East 2 would stretch 350 miles and run parallel to its sister pipeline, the Mariner East 1.  The $2.5 billion pipeline would transport natural gas liquids across southern Pennsylvania to the Marcus Hook Industrial complex.  ...

Read More »

Wolf unveils natural gas severance tax proposal

THORNDALE, Pa. — Gov. Tom Wolf says he’ll push for higher taxes on Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry that are identical to West Virginia’s to help boost aid to public schools. Wolf, a Democrat, appeared Wednesday at Caln Elementary School in Thorndale, about 30 miles west of Philadelphia, as he kicked off a statewide “Schools that Teach Tour.” Wolf wants a ...

Read More »

PGW sees a future in liquefied natural gas

Now that the dust has settled over the failed privatization of Philadelphia Gas Works, the city-owned utility is exploring a new business venture that may take it into uncharted commercial territory. PGW announced last week that it was accepting nonbinding proposals from buyers of liquefied natural gas, taking aim at potentially lucrative markets for off-system sales of LNG. The utility ...

Read More »

PUC urges Philly to fix gas pipes

To replace Philadelphia’s city-owned utility’s leaking gas pipes, it will take 88 years under a project approved by the Philadelphia Public Utility Commission (PUC) in 2013. On Monday, the commission announced it has started an in-depth safety review of the plan and is putting pressure on the city to fix the old, leaking pipes. The push for the pipes to ...

Read More »

American Airlines to reap benefits from oil-price decline

American Airlines and merger partner US Airways could enjoy more than $2.5 billion in “tailwinds” in 2015 because Philadelphia’s dominant airline does not hedge its jet-fuel costs and does not have profit-sharing with employees, a Wall Street analyst said Friday. American is one of the few major airlines that does not buy hedges, which are futures contracts that lock in ...

Read More »

Infrastructure is moving in

Even though the price of gas has slowed the growth of the natural gas industry, production in Pennsylvania is moving right along and continues to break records, said the President of the Marcellus Shale Coalition David Spigelmyer. Wells are producing more with the help of hydraulic fracturing, a method that uses high-pressure liquid to break through the underground rock formations ...

Read More »

Mariner East a boon to Philadelphia’s position as energy hub

Philadelphia has long been positioned to become a central energy hub for the northeast. Sunoco Logistics’ Mariner East project will soon fill the need of lacking pipeline infrastructure, spurring the potential growth. Gas & Oil Magazine reports that Sunoco Logistics recently made a public statement confirming the construction of the pipeline spanning from southwest Pennsylvania to the Marcus Hook Industrial ...

Read More »

Pipeline project could bring thousands of construction jobs to Burrell Township

Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. of Philadelphia has announced plans for a $2.5 billion pipeline transportation project, part of which will run through Burrell Township, it was announced at the Nov. 19 regular meeting of the township supervisors. Dubbed the Mariner East 2 project, the pipeline will run parallel to the existing Mariner East 1 line. It will deliver natural gas ...

Read More »

Sunoco plans 2.4 million barrel NGL storage facility in Philadelphia

Sunoco Logistics Partners is pursuing state approval for the construction of cryogenic tanks capable of storing approximately 2.4 million barrels of natural gas liquids (NGL) outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, according to a report by Reuters. According to a filing the company submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection in September, the tanks will hold 300,000 barrels of ethane, 600,000 ...

Read More »