West Virginia official hopeful that China Energy project is near

West Virginia Commerce Secretary Woody Thrasher said he is hopeful the first project associated with China Energy Investment Corp.’s development deal with the state will be announced soon, reports WV Public Broadcasting. Speaking at the recent Marcellus and Manufacturing Development Conference in Morgantown, Thrasher said interest is running high on possible shale gas-related projects, with Chinese delegations ranging in size from nine to 29 people having visited the state 15 times. The nearly $84 billion agreement between West Virginia and China’s largest energy company was announced in November 2017, but few details have emerged since then. For more, read the full story.

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