Paul Battista looks for openings. The founder and business manager of SunnySide Supply in Slovan in Washington County centered his business around openings. He saw a big one when shale-gas drilling took off nearly eight years ago and steered his company to that market. SunnySide supplies oil and gas companies with industrial equipment, from hoses […]
As Paul Battista sees it, Gov. Tom’s Wolf’s policies are hindering the oil and gas sector, which the owner of industrial supply company SunnySide Supply Inc. believes has the potential to be the biggest driver of economic growth in the state. “He needs to not be looking at his toes. He needs to be looking […]
Community leaders, small businesses, and Pennsylvanians across the political spectrum continue their vocal opposition to Harrisburg’s plan for higher energy taxes that threaten the thousands of good-paying jobs and our region’s manufacturing potential. Make no mistake, higher energy taxes will hit hard the countless small businesses across the Commonwealth that support the robust shale development […]
If Washington County had a “shaleonaire” equivalent of the Forbes 500, Chartiers Township would be the Bill Gates of the list. With nearly $1.87 million collected over three years, Chartiers received the largest allocation in the county from Pennsylvania’s impact fee, which is paid annually by natural gas developers in lieu of a tax. Chartiers […]
With Oil and Gas companies expanding their reach in the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays, workers are finding themselves in more and more remote locations throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. It is important for HS&E professionals and workers alike to recognize that as we break new ground in different areas, there is a natural […]
Heat Stress – Warning Signs and Prevention With summer just around the corner, and temperatures already on the rise, it is important for HS&E Professionals to be aware of the dangers associated with Heat Stress. This topic is not exclusive to the Oil and Gas Industries, but with a large amount of outdoor work being […]
In the booming Marcellus and Utica Shale Plays, it is easy for Health and Safety professionals to get lost in the sea of information regarding Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). From assessing risk to managing it, several factors come into play when trying to make sure your people are protected. Endless lists of regulations, risks and […]
Gas Processors Reshape Washington County, Pa. Monday, April 02, 2012 By Dan O’Brien WASHINGTON, Pa. — Four years ago, the hillside along state Route 519 in Chartiers Township, Pa. was packed with dense forest, Terry Frieseo recalls. Within several months, that forest was gone and the hillside cleared and landscaped. Truck traffic along the route […]
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The Romanettis aren’t the only ones to reap benefits from the gas industry by finding a new need and setting out to fill it. Just 10 miles up the road, Paul Battista, who has owned Sunnyside Supply for 28 years, has seen his sales double and his inventory triple after he revamped his store to […]
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