A mechanical engineering professor at Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology has received a $2.9 million award to test his novel hydraulic fracturing wastewater treatment method on a commercial scale.
Supported by funds from Ohio Third Frontier, Ohio University, and…
WALNUT CREEK – An Ohio State economics professor believes Ohio should use the economic windfall from the oil and gas boom to create a legacy of prosperity for the region.
“We’ve got to hold our policy makers accountable for using these windfalls responsibly,” Matthew Roberts told those in attendance Friday at…
April 22–One proposal to build an ethane cracker in Appalachia took a step forward this week while another hit a delay as companies mull the economics behind spending billions of dollars to convert shale gas to chemicals.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich announced Wednesday that PTT Global Chemical, Thailand’s largest integrated petrochemical…
Plant handling natural-gas component would be Thai-Japanese venture; final decision expected in 2016
It is not every day that elected officials from Appalachian Ohio get to announce the possibility of a multibillion-dollar development.
So Belmont County leaders had reason to enjoy news yesterday that a planned ethane “cracker”…
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A Thai petrochemical and refining company is considering Belmont County as a possible site to build a refinery that would make ethylene and other plastics from shale gas.
PTT Global Chemical, Thailand’s largest integrated petrochemical and refining company and the Marubeni Corp., a Japanese…
ST. CLAIRSVILLE – Instead of seeing local ethane flow to Gulf Coast petrochemical plants, Belmont County officials hope a pair of Asian firms will use the liquid to employ thousands of construction workers and hundreds of permanent employees via a $5 billion cracker complex.
On Wednesday, Belmont…
April 22, 2015
Rob Nichols, Governor’s Office, (330) 760-7582, Rob.Nichols@governor.ohio.gov
Matt Englehart, JobsOhio, (614) 300-1152, Englehart@jobs-ohio.com
BELMONT COUNTY NAMED FINAL CANDIDATE FOR POSSIBLE PETROCHEMICAL FACILITY
Global Chemical Group Selects Ohio for Potential Multi-Billion Dollar Investment
COLUMBUS – Today Governor John R. Kasich announced…
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (March 19, 2015) – A national panel of expert judges today named a Swiss wheel as the 2015 U.S. Championship Cheese.
Team Guggisberg Sugarcreek, of Guggisberg Cheese, Millersburg, Ohio, took top honors out of 1,892…
Bimbo Bakeries, the parent company of Heiner’s Bakery in Huntington, has opened its new 40,000-square-feet distribution center. During an open house Saturday, Mike Stearns, a sales executive with Bimbo, said the new distribution center is a welcome expansion and will allow the bakeries in Huntington to run more…
Swiss company Advanced Power AG announced Tuesday that it has arranged financing for an $899 million power plant near Carrollton.
The 700-megawatt plant, Carroll County Energy, will be powered by natural gas from eastern Ohio’s Utica Shale. It could produce enough electricity to power 750,000 homes; Carroll…
A goods-to-person picking solution moved AcuSport from conventional to automated DC processes. The result is lower fulfillment costs and better customer service.
AcuSport, a distributor of shooting sports products with headquarters in Bellefontaine, Ohio, has a vision to connect the nation’s independent retailers with the…
Starting a Conversation
In his remarks at the 2015 State of the Region Conference, John Molinaro, president and CEO of the Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth, introduced the topic of workplace marijuana testing as a consideration for keeping qualified workers on the job. His excerpted comments follow.
Many of the tests commonly…