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  • World Energy Outlook Says Natural Gas Provides Flexibility and Fuels Growth

    The World Energy Outlook 2019 (WEO-2019) released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA) says, “gas grids provide a crucial mechanism to bring energy to consumers, typically delivering more energy than electricity networks and providing a valuable source of flexibility.” The report finds natural gas provided 45 percent of the growth in the world’s energy in 2018.

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  • COLUMN: Don't leave construction workers in regulatory limbo

    Today, large energy infrastructure projects are vital to sustainable job growth for our members and, by extension, our industry partners. These relationships help promote economic development and public safety in communities across the United States. But what happens when these opportunities are threatened by politics and outside special interests? That’s exactly the situation our nation’s critical energy infrastructure, and particularly pipelines, are in.

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  • OPINION: Gas pipeline will bring jobs to eastern N.C.

    As a third-generation Teamster, I know the importance of a growing economy in North Carolina. Attracting businesses to our region means more job opportunities, tax incentives and higher home values. But not all regions are created equally, and eastern North Carolina is having a tough time enticing major manufacturers and businesses to make our state home. One of the biggest reasons behind this trend often goes unnoticed: there is a lack of natural gas supply required to power large-scale businesses.

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