Sunoco Logistics moving ahead with Mariner East 2 pipeline
Sunoco Logistics Partners LP said Nov. 6 it completed a successful open season for contracts for its Sunoco Pipeline L.P. Mariner East 2 project, receiving sufficient binding commitments from natural gas shippers to enable the project to move forward.
Converting tugs, towboats to LNG requires ‘baby steps’
OAKDALE – A group of maritime executives and public officials agreed last month there is tremendous potential for converting the region’s tugs and towboats to liquefied natural gas, but several said the goal may be a long voyage filled with challenges.
Natural gas creating education’s next science revolution
When the former Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik at the height of the Cold War in 1957, the tiny communications satellite created a buzz in American education that resonated far louder than tiny Sputnik’s beeping signals from outer space.
Regional study reveals STEM’s benefits, challenges
In early October, the Carnegie Science Center announced the results of a survey conducted this summer to gauge the attitudes and perceptions about STEM education and its potential for workforce development in a 17-county region spanning Southwestern Pennsylvania and adjacent areas of Ohio and West Virginia.
At 10, the Marcellus Shale story is about the future
More hearings ordered for Sunoco pipeline
HARRISBURG (AP) –More hearings were ordered Oct. 2 on whether to exempt the construction of buildings around pump and valve-control stations from local zoning ordinances along a 300-mile pipeline to ship natural gas liquids from Marcellus Shale wells across southern Pennsylvania.
U.S., California release renewables roadmap
SAN FRANCISCO — State and federal officials sought Sept. 23 to bring order to California’s boom for renewable-energy plants in the Mojave and other Southern California deserts, releasing a roadmap covering 22.5 million acres that designates some areas for large-scale solar, wind and geothermal plants and others for conservation of desert habitat and animals.