States renew commitment to Tri-State Shale Coalition

The Tri-State Shale Coalition, an effort started in 2015 by the governors of Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia to boost development of shale gas resources, has been extended for another three years, according to the Pittsburgh Business Times. The newspaper says the coalition is designed to market natural gas resources in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays to bolster manufacturing, including petrochemical plants such as Royal Dutch Shell’s ethane “cracker” now being built in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. For more, read the full story.

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