Canadian company plans oil and natural gas equipment facility in West Virginia

Bidell Gas Compression plans to repurpose a former machine shop in Weirton, West Virginia previously owned by ArcelorMittal Steel for use in the fabrication, sale, lease and service of natural gas compression equipment, reports the Weirton Daily Times. Bidell President Sean Ulmer said that with increasing oil and gas activity in the Marcellus and Utica shale regions, his company, a subsidiary of Calgary, Alberta-based Total Energy Services Inc., “saw a real opportunity to have a local manufacturing site in the heart of this shale play.” For more, read the full story.

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