Ohio state officials and officials in Belmont County announced Wednesday that an Asian consortium was looking at building an ethylene cracker plant just over the state line from Wheeling.
A lot of signs point to the prospect of a new plant in Beaver County that could bring hundreds of jobs. But there’s still no final commitment for that plant. The company had another informational meeting for the public today.
It would be the biggest economic development project in the Ohio Valley in more than a generation – a $2.5 billion petrochemical plant called a cracker.
The Midway Bar and Grill has served up a great hand-battered Atlantic cod sandwich for generations, but while its patrons are bound to miss it, the fact that the Midway may be closing is actually good news to owner Don Davis.
Rob Pratte was joined by Pat Nardelli, Joe Dentici, and Lou Gentile to discuss the proposed Petro Chemical Plant.
Rob Pratte sat down with Christopher Guith, Vice President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce For 21st Century Energy Sunday morning to talk about what the oil and gas development has done for the country, as well as our region.
State Sen. Elder Vogel joined Rob Pratte to talk about the legislation he introduced which is designed to attract investments into the growing ethane market coming to our region.
Three senior Cabinet officials of the Corbett Administration joined a bi-partisan group of lawmakers to promote efforts to bring the shell oil cracker facility to a site in Beaver County.
Rob Pratte talked with local attorney Jim Ross and developer Chuck Betters about the legal aspect as well as preparing land and site for the facilities.
Rob Pratte talked with Gov. Tom Corbett about the cracker plant and what is the latest and what we should be expecting in the future with the plant and the region.
Governor Tom Corbett is making his first comments today about $1.6 billion in tax breaks he’s proposing to help bring Shell Oil’s new multi-billion dollar cracker plant to Beaver County.
Rob Pratte sat down and talked everything this region has to expect from the Cracker plant and the possibility of changing the southwest region as we know it.
The stakes were high, so Pennsylvania like neighboring West Virginia and Ohio pulled out all stops to get it.
Mayor Luke Ravenstahl filled the air chair for Marty Griffin and talked about western Pennsylvania getting the ethane Cracker Plant.
People in Beaver County are welcoming plans for the Shell Oil refinery. Longtime residents who remember the job losses from steel plants and US Airways are finally seeing some positive economic news.