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  • Ethane Cracker Topic for Conference

    October 14, 2017

    Martins Ferry Times Leader. Banking, housing, construction, legal services and other business sectors throughout the region could see substantial impact from the potential $6 billion Belmont County ethane cracker, and academic and industry leaders will convene in Wheeling next week to discuss the i [...]

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  • Two Eastern Ohio Power Plants Approved

    October 14, 2017

    Farm and Dairy. The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) separately authorized the construction of natural gas-fired, combined cycle generation facilities in Guernsey and Trumbull counties Oct. 5. The two facilities will add 2,040 megawatts (MW) of generation capacity to the regional transmission grid [...]

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  • Letter to the Editor: Support Pipelines in Ohio

    October 14, 2017

    Canton Repository. For quite some time, the oil and gas industry has recognized the need for expanded energy infrastructure to transport oil and natural gas being produced in Ohio in greater quantities as a result of new horizontal drilling techniques. Presently, Ohio is the focus of three major pi [...]

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  • Johnson’s Bill Would Benefit Our Area

    October 12, 2017

    Marietta Times. One reason many Americans are upset with how federal lands are administered in Washington is that when there is money to be made from them, little or none of it goes to local communities. A bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, is aimed at changing that. Johnson [...]

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  • Could Ohio and Nearby States Become Petrochemical Hub?

    October 11, 2017

    Cambridge Daily Jeff.  The Little Tikes Co. gets a lot of the resin it uses to make plastic toys from a Chevron chemical plant on the Gulf Coast of Texas. Thanks to Hurricane Harvey in late August, Chevron closed its plant until December, and Hudson-based Little Tikes had to find another polypro [...]

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  • Letter: Enjoying the Necessities of Modern Life

    October 11, 2017

    Columbus Dispatch.  October is National Energy Awareness Month. Here in Ohio, this has special significance due to enormous impact of our state’s oil and natural gas industry. For over 150 years, this industry has been a reliable economic engine moving our state forward. Even today, discussion of [...]

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