Natural Gas Can Help Americans Have Affordable, Clean Energy

Rio Grande Guardian recently published an op-ed by Patrice Douglas, strategic advisor to the GAIN Coalition and former chairman of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, highlighting the importance of investing in natural gas infrastructure given the fuel’s role in lowering carbon emissions and providing a reliable source of affordable energy for Americans. With the 2020 election…

North Dakota town to commence infrastructure renovations with $3 million dollar donation from Energy Transfer

What would you do with $3 million dollars? The town of Mandan, North Dakota is planning to invest in renovations for local infrastructure projects thanks to a generous $3 million dollar donation from Energy Transfer received this past year. KX Net reported that the town will revamp the Mandan Morton Public Library and Dykshoorn Park….

Pipeline Protests causing major issues for Canadian transit

Major railway blockades have taken over Canada – causing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to convene a meeting with ministers and members of parliament to map out a path forward. Fox News highlighted how thousands of rail passengers across the country were forced to cancel trips as environmental activists blocked major tracks across the country –…

Energy Transfer Joins North Dakota iPipe Consortium

The Williston Herald recently highlighted Energy Transfer, operator of the Dakota Access Pipeline, will join iPipe, North Dakota’s Intelligent Pipeline Integrity Program, which consists of oilfield companies seeking to prevent leaks and advance leak detection technology. iPipe, which was formed in 2017, has pursued technology through advanced sensors and even satellite data to safely monitor…

GAIN Applauds Local South Dakota Decision to Follow Recommendations

Earlier today, the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 to uphold the Planning Commissions’ approval of the conditional use permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline pump station in Harrisburg, South Dakota. The pipeline currently ships more than 570,000 barrels of oil from the Bakken in North Dakota to refineries across the Midwest and Gulf…

GAIN Coalition Supports Proposed Federal Legislation to Protect Pipelines

Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) called on Congress to expand federal legislation to protect pipelines. Current law allows for fines and prison time for “damaging or destroying” pipelines currently in operation. Under the proposal, the law would be expanded to include “vandalism, tampering with, or…

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