PITTSBURGH (AP) – Chevron says it plans to buy 61 acres of land near Pittsburgh for possible use as a new regional headquarters.

Chevron’s Appalachian unit announced the agreements to purchase the Moon Township land in a Wednesday release. The purchase price wasn’t disclosed. Moon Township is about 15 miles outside of downtown Pittsburgh.

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Chevron is one of the largest producers of Marcellus Shale natural gas, with holdings in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio. The company says a final decision on the use of the land will be made later this year.

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Chevron says it already employs about 650 people in Pennsylvania. Nearly 400 of those jobs are already based in Pittsburgh-area office buildings.

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