Forced Land Leases To Gas Companies Debated

Forced Land Leases To Gas Companies Debated

Pennsylvania’s booming shale-gas industry has called for so-called pooling that would require landowners who don’t want to lease their land for drilling to do so if their neighbors have agreed.  Read more.

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Ethane Cracker Plant

Shell recently announced that they will be building a $6 billion ethane cracker plant near Pittsburgh. This plant will boost employment, economic development, and commercial real estate, while encouraging more shale drilling throughout the region.


The upcoming construction of the new multi-billion dollar Shell ethane cracker plant in Beaver County, PA, means that there are unlimited opportunities for everyone who is involved in any aspect of regional business development. Marcellus Utica Connection is seeking strategic partners to launch marketing initiatives and connect the different industries that will most benefit during this time of unprecedented growth.