Two Ethane Crackers in the Marcellus Utica?
November 20, 2013 | BizJournals
Nearly two years ago Shell was interested in building an ethane cracker in western Pennsylvania to process the liquids-rich gas being produced from the Marcellus and Utica Shales in the Ohio River Valley. Now Odebrecht and Braskem Americas is talking about building a cracker in the northern West Virginia panhandle and some believe that puts the Shell project in jeopardy.
Increased West Virginia and Southern Pennsylvania Gas Production
August 7, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
Natural gas production in northern West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania is up, partly in response to infrastructure improvements that have improved takeaway capacity.
Gas from the Upper Devonian
August 6, 2013 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Most of the drilling in western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia has targeted the Marcellus Shale and the Utica Shale. Most of these wells penetrate the Upper Devonian, which also has the potential of producing natural gas. Now a few companies are starting to drill the Upper Devonian and are finding some success.