Well pads are located close to homes.

Concern for increased heavy truck traffic.

Well pads are located near schools.

Flare lights up the midnight sky.

Gathering line placed near a home.


Welcome to C.O.G.E.N.T., the organization formed by folks in the Northern Tier region of Pennsylvania with the objective of maintaining the flavor of where we’ve always lived while now having resource development within our rural and farmland communities.
If you live in the development region and want protection for public health and safety, the environment, your community respected and the benefits of industry – jobs, a better economy, this is what the Connection for Oil, Gas & the Environment in the Northern Tier is all about.

A Recap of our Pipeline Emergencies Training

C.O.G.E.N.T. was awarded a PHMSA Technical Assistance Grant to provide “Pipeline Emergencies” Training in the Northern Tier Region. Here is a recap of what we accomplished through this program.