Archive / Month: August 2014

Harrison County Employment Opportunity

Harrison County is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as the Economic Development Director for the County.  Harrison County is in the heart of the shale development with three processing facilities and  wells in production.  Agriculture, mining, tourism, and recreation also play important roles in Harrison County’s economy. For…

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Developer to Lease Ohio Site for Ethane Cracker

Appalachian Resins, Inc. (AR) plans to lease approximately 50 acres of land in Salem Township, Ohio, to build an integrated 600 million pound per year ethylene/polyethylene production facility, the Houston-based firm announced in an emailed statement to DownstreamToday.

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OU, Kenworth engineering success in Chillicothe

The path from Ohio University to Chillicothe has been a much-traveled one by all sorts of students through the years.

But for one particular college at OU, the pathway leads right to the front door of the Chillicothe Kenworth plant. Currently, 40 percent of…

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Port of South Point ready for business

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City approves tax credit for Kraft

Local officials continue to do what they can to encourage an expansion estimated to create 300 new jobs in the next four years to come to the Coshocton Kraft Foods plant.

Kraft representatives have said they should make a decision by the end of…

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Utica Core Emerges as Production Climbs

Production from the emerging Utica shale in Ohio climbed in 2013, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

“Ohio is at the beginning of an unprecedented era of oil and gas production,” ODNR Director James Zehringer told a recent event at…

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MarkWest breaks ground on Cadiz headquarters

CADIZ – Construction of MarkWest Energy Partners’ new administrative office in the Cadiz Industrial Park is putting area officials in a hopeful mood when it comes to the economic future of Harrison County.
“This is symbolic,…

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SG Preston to build 120 MMgy renewable diesel plant in Ohio

SG Preston plans to build a 120 MMgy renewable diesel facility in in Lawrence County, Ohio. The SGP South Point facility, expected to be complete in 2017, will cost $400 million and create 100 permanent jobs, the company stated. Pre-engineering studies are slated to begin next month. The technology employed at…

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