September 29, 2022 | Blog

Former KXL worker Writing in North Dakota: Recognize the Value of Pipeliners

Suzanne Walker, a pipeline welder affiliated with Pipeliners Local Union 798, was published in North Dakota’s InForum and Minot Daily News, calling on the Biden administration to support the hard working women and men in the energy industry.  She argues  President Biden has severely undervalued the importance of union workers  in the oil and gas […]

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September 28, 2022 | Press Releases

GAIN Statement: Manchin’s Permitting Bill Is Cut

Senator Manchin’s permitting reform bill was cut from discussion before any vote could take place. He was expecting pushback from fellow Democrats but also faced opposition from the other side of the aisle.  Below is a statement that can be attributed to me, Craig Stevens, spokesman for the GAIN Coalition: “Despite broad bipartisan support for […]

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September 27, 2022 | Blog, News, Press Releases

GAIN Announces New Video Series Highlighting Energy Issues

We are excited to announce the release of our first video in a new series focusing on the relevant issues in the U.S. energy sector. September’s video features Neal Crabtree, a pipeline worker affiliated with Pipeliners Local Union 798. With more than twenty-five years of experience, Neal is an expert in pipeline construction. Neal offers […]

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September 26, 2022 | Blog

‘Coming to an End.’ Gasoline Prices Spike Following 98 Days of Declines

The average cost for a gallon of gas in the U.S. rose last week, marking the first time prices have increased in 3 ½ months. This occurrence ends an impressive 98-day streak of declining gas prices, the second-longest such streak on record going back to 2005, according to After hitting a record-setting high on […]

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September 23, 2022 | Blog

Tackling Inflation Requires Clarity on Energy

In an op-ed for RealClearEnergy, Brigham McCown, the former Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and a strategic advisor to the GAIN Coalition, penned an op-ed examining how economic and security challenges  have extended to the energy sector. As energy production remains below pre-pandemic levels, the price of natural gas has […]

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