Companies have strategy to boost Pennsylvania’s petrochemical industry

A new report commissioned by Chevron Appalachia and Peoples Natural Gas offers a strategy to help boost Pennsylvania’s economy, including a comprehensive plan to “supercharge the burgeoning petrochemical industry” tied to natural gas expansion, according to the Pittsburgh Business Times. The newspaper says the companies hope to start a private sector-led effort to advance public policies “friendly” to natural gas development and manufacturing and unlock a potential $60 billion economic windfall and 100,000 more jobs over the course of the next 10 years. For more, read the full story.