Shell Chemical has been granted an air quality permit for a proposed petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, a step the company called “a critical milestone” as it decides whether to build the multibillion-dollar project along the Ohio River.
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.
Ambridge Police are investigating after a woman was found with a graze wound to her leg.
Police are searching for a man who robbed the Shell gas station in Bellevue Borough.
Shell Oil is proposing a huge petrochemical plant in Monaca. Currently it’s home to the Horse Head Corporation zinc plant. The zinc plant is about to close and move to North Carolina, eliminating hundreds of jobs for our region.
The stakes were high, so Pennsylvania like neighboring West Virginia and Ohio pulled out all stops to get it.
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.
A Marcellus gas drill in Lawrence County is a sign of things to come. The big oil companies — Shell, Chevron and Exxon — are getting into gas drilling in a big way, bringing big economic development to the region.
Big multi-national oil companies are gobbling up little companies to drill in the Marcellus Shale. Demonstrators in Pittsburgh are worried about the environmental impact and that companies like Exxon pay their fair share.
If you’re not careful, cracking an egg for your next meal could end with an unwelcome surprise when it’s time to sit down and eat. But the EZ Cracker says shells be gone. It can be found at most local stores for $20, and includes the EZ Scrambler, which says it will scramble eggs in the shell. But does it really do that?