PEC Releases Legislative Proposal

PEC Releases Legislative Proposal

The Pennsylvania Environmental Council has released a detailed legislative proposal — The Marcellus Shale Amendments — for reforming the Pennsylvania Oil & Gas Lease Act. This proposal is based on PEC’s extensive work on Marcellus Shale policy issues over the past year, and will be submitted to the Governor’s Marcellus Shale Commission at the end of May.

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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.