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  • Belmont County Commissioners Tour Shell Plant in Beaver County

    October 16, 2018

    Steubenville WTRF-CBS. The Belmont County Commissioners brought back vital information with them from their Shell plant trip in Monaca. This is information they could use if Belmont County were to get an ethane cracker plant. This is the second time the County Commissioners went to visit the [...]

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  • Shale Play Still Creating Jobs, Local Investment

    October 12, 2018

    Martins Ferry Times Leader. Future job creation and a large investment in the economy are expected to stem from the natural gas boom in Eastern Ohio. That was part of the message shared Thursday when more than 100 people gathered at Belmont College to learn about the status of the Utica Shale pl [...]

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  • Lordstown Natural Gas Plant Up and Running, Costing Nearly $1 Billion

    October 11, 2018

    Youngstown WKBN. A natural gas power plant started running this week in Lordstown's Industrial Park. It cost nearly a billion dollars. Lordstown Energy Center sits on just 16 acres in the industrial park, but it produces almost 1,000 megawatts of energy. "We use natural gas from a pipeline th [...]

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  • Lordstown Energy Center Is Model for Future Power Plants

    October 11, 2018

    Youngstown Business Journal. The sprawling power plant along Henn Parkway in Lordstown that took two years and hundreds of tradesmen to complete is among the most technologically sophisticated electrical-generation plants of its kind, says the facility’s new manager. “Just about everything i [...]

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  • Utica Shale Academy Enrollment on the Rise

    October 11, 2018

    Steubenville Herald Star. Enrollment in the Utica Shale Academy is increasing, members of the governing board of the Jefferson County Educational Service Center board learned Wednesday. Tony Delboccio, principal of the Salineville campus, said enrollment is up at the academy’s locations in Sal [...]

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  • HOW NATURAL GAS IS GROWING THE OHIO VALLEY

    October 10, 2018

    Rising natural gas production is helping to revitalize the energy hub across the Ohio Valley, a region that straddles West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio. This is quite a turnaround for a place that not too long ago experienced high unemployment from manufacturers moving away from the tristate area [...]

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