Tag: ethane

Ohio Valley is best choice in the world to locate a cracker plant, one organization says

Wheeling, W.Va. (WTRF) - One Ohio Valley firm has already been contacted by the engineering procurement construction firm working on the Dilles Bottom potential cracker plant. Although PTT Global is not expected to announce their decision until late 2018 or early 2019, they are clearly already putting plans in place. At an event sponsored by the Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce, a sales represen...

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Time to get ethane cracker up and running in Northern Panhandle

The sooner we get ethane crackers up and running in our region, the sooner our state can increase the benefits it sees from the natural gas liquid supplies we have. In West Virginia, most of the resources being developed from our shale basins from natural gas is being used for heating homes, fueling vehicles and burning on our stoves. However, we also have an immense supply of natural gas liquids ...

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W.Va. businesses ready to store, use ethane

WELLSBURG — One West Virginia manufacturer is looking forward to having an ethane storage facility, or hub, that can serve industries in the Northern Panhandle. One Denver entrepreneur says he is getting ready to build one. “The hub buildout will create positive momentum for additional investment and development of chemical and manufacturing, such as ethane crackers and plastics proces...

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