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Protesters charged in Sunoco pipeline construction case

HUNTINGDON, Pa. (AP) — Three people are facing charges after allegedly getting in the way of tree-felling crews building Sunoco Logistics’ Mariner East 2 natural gas pipeline across southern Pennsylvania. A preliminary hearing scheduled for Wednesday in Huntingdon County court was rescheduled for May 11. Ellen Gerhart and two others were arrested after crews began felling trees on Gerhart’s property ...

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Range Resources looking to sell assets as low gas prices remain a drag

Range Resources Corp. expects to sell some assets outside the Marcellus shale as it battles low natural gas prices that pummeled its revenue. “We are continuing to work on potential noncore asset sales for areas in our portfolio that cannot compete against the Marcellus for capital,” CEO Jeff Ventura said Wednesday in announcing third-quarter financial results. The Fort Worth-based company ...

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Lebanon County commissioners plan meetings with pipeline companies

The Lebanon County commissioners are in discussions to set up meetings with representatives from two natural gas pipeline companies which have proposed major projects that will cross Lebanon County. However, the public won’t be on the guest list and neither will the media. Sunoco Logistics is in the process of re-purposing its 350-mile Mariner East Pipeline to carry liquid natural ...

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Energy leaders tout Marcus Hook as vital to taking advantage of boom

PHILADELPHIA — At many shale-related events in Washington County, officials proclaim that region, with its abundant gas reserves and wells, is the “Energy Capital of the East.” Hundreds of miles away in Philadelphia, where there is no shale drilling, leaders looking to tap into the gas boom are speaking of an energy hub that former Department of Environmental Protection Secretary ...

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Pipeline crunch is a key topic at Philadelphia shale conference

PHILADELPHIA — The buildout of pipelines needed to move natural gas from Pennsylvania’s shale fields to markets could last another 20 years, the head of one of the state’s largest utilities said Wednesday. “That’s probably a two-decade period to put the infrastructure in place to ensure continuous access to low-cost energy,” UGI Corp. CEO John Walsh told several hundred energy ...

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Bayou Bridge construction starts

Construction is underway on the Bayou Bridge, a new pipeline that will whisk crude oil from south Texas to Lake Charles, Louisiana. The Associated Press reports the pipeline will be built through a joint venture between Phillips 66, Energy Transfer Partners and Sunoco Logistic Partners. The cost of the project has not been disclosed, but Phillips 66 claims 40 percent ...

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State issues $95,000 penalty against Sunoco Logistics for wastewater spills

Sunoco Logistics is facing a $95,366 civil penalty related to a series of wastewater spills during construction of a portion of the company’s Mariner East pipeline in southwestern Pennsylvania. The civil penalty, outlined in a consent decree issued by the state Department of Environmental Protection on June 12, said the spills occurred between June and November 2014 in Westmoreland, Allegheny ...

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Williams deal would hasten Energy Transfer’s Marcellus dominance

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HOUSTON – Williams Companies Inc has spurned Energy Transfer Equity’s $48 billion takeover offer for now but a tie-up would give the company a dominant position in the fastest-growing natural gas market in the United States: the Northeast’s Marcellus Shale. The deal, which would be one of the largest pipeline acquisitions ever, also would give Energy Transfer Chief Executive Kelcy ...

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Contractor killed at natural gas terminal near Philadelphia

MARCUS HOOK, Pa. — Sunoco Logistics says a contractor has died in an industrial accident at its oil and natural gas storage and processing facility outside Philadelphia. Company spokesman Joe McGinn says the contractor was fatally injured around 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex near the Pennsylvania-Delaware border. Sunoco Logistics did not release the contractor’s name. McGinn ...

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