Petro-Chemical Refinery

Corbett Administration Pushes Tax Credits In Beaver Co.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.
Site Near Monaca Chosen For New RefineryShell Oil Co. has chosen a site near Pittsburgh for a major new petrochemical refinery that could provide a huge economic boost to the region.
Pennsylvania In Running For Cracker Plant When J&L Steel hummed round the clock in Aliquippa, 10,000 steelworkers would spend their pay in the restaurants and taverns along Franklin Avenue. That's a far cry from the business district these days where stores are vacant and the streets almost deserted.