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Shell Oil Holds Community Meeting On Proposed Cracker Plant

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.

04/16/2014

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New Signs Cracker Plant Is Coming To Ohio Valley

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.

02/21/2014

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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.

06/14/2012

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Gov. Corbett Talks Tax Breaks For Cracker Plant

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.

06/05/2012

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Rob Pratte & Panel Of Local Experts Talk Shell Oil & What It Means

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.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/17/2012

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Inside The Shell Oil Cracker Plant Deal

The stakes were high, so Pennsylvania like neighboring West Virginia and Ohio pulled out all stops to get it.

03/16/2012

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Beaver County Welcomes New Shell Oil 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.

03/15/2012

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Site Near Monaca Chosen For New Refinery

Shell Oil Co. has chosen a site near Pittsburgh for a major new petrochemical refinery that could provide a huge economic boost to the region.

03/15/2012

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State Sweetens Deal For Cracker Plant In Aliquippa

Where once stood a steel mill is now a slag field, but hopes are that the 300-acre site will soon hold a sprawling, $3 billion to $3.5 billion petrochemical operation called a cracker.

02/24/2012

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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.

02/06/2012

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Shell Oil Considers Building Ethylene Cracker In Pittsburgh Region

It’s one more major example of just how huge this Marcellus Shale boom is becoming. Shell Oil may build something called an ethylene cracker – a major petro-chemical plant – in our region. The plant is expected to spawn a whole new industry – producing ethylene – a by-product of shale drilling to make plastics.

09/28/2011