State grant to help fund CNG filling station in Erie

   May 7, 2013 1:38 pm

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Financing Authority has approved a $208,000 grant to help build a compressed natural gas filling station at the Birkmire Trailer Co. facility in McKean Township at Interstate 90 and Route 832. That funding is part of a $2.6 million project by Butler-based Birkmire. The company plans to convert 15 trucks so they…

Earnings fall for National Fuel

   November 6, 2009 11:29 am

What’s good for consumers might not be so good for the utilities. National Fuel Gas Company, parent company of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp., Erie County’s primary gas utility, reported today that fourth-quarter earnings fell by $16.3 million to $27 million when compared with earnings from the fourth quarter of 2008. The company, based in…