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Natural gas plant may rise where coal once fell in Masontown

Wouldn't this be exciting news for our region? There's a public information meeting on April 5th, 2017 between 5 and 8 pm at the Carmichaels & Cumberland Township Volunteer Fire Department, hope to see you there!

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Report and Plans Released for Enhancing Petrochemicals, Plastic Manufacturing in Pennsylvania

Team Pennsylvania Foundation Co-Chairs Governor Tom Wolf and Stephen S. Tang, President and CEO of Philadelphia’s University City Science Center announce the release of the report from a comprehensive study conducted by IHS Markit. The study, Prospects to Enhance Pennsylvania’s Opportunities in Petrochemical Manufacturing, forecasts $2.7 to 3.7 billion in investments in natural gas liquid (NGL) assets as well as the opportunity to attract additional cracker plants, and petrochemical and plastics manufacturing.

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Shell Cracker Ripple Effect

R.T. Walker, VP of the Energy Facilities Group at CBRE, says we can expect a 150 mile ripple effect from the Shell project announced earlier this week.  See what other government officials and business leaders are saying...

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U. S. Energy Information Administration Shale Gas Production Report

While we have watched natural gas production from shale plays rapidly grow from 10% to almost half of the U.S. total dry natural gas production, by 2040 that number will ...

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Wolf decides against vetoing GOP budget

by Paul J. Gough, Digital Producer, Pittsburgh Business Times

The eight-month-old budget stalemate in Pennsylvania is just about to over as Gov. Tom Wolf has decided...

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shale drilling
Canonsburg natural gas company launches with $800M commitment

by Paul J. Gough, Digital Producer, Pittsburgh Business Times, March 23, 2016

A Canonsburg company started by a former Rice Energy executive and with up to $800 million in private equity backing from Apollo Global Management LLC is jumping into the oil and natural gas business in the Marcellus and Utica shales..

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Impact Fee Revenues
Big New Housing Complex Planned Near Shell Ethane Cracker

from the Marcellus Drilling News 

Positive economic signs continue to pop up with respect to Shell’s multi-billion dollar ethane cracker project in Beaver County, PA. Here’s the latest major economic impact from the project.


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