Steel mill worker over furnace

Speakers at CEA’s 2018 Ohio Energy and Manufacturing Forum focused on the need for embracing an energy dialogue that allows for a diverse mix of energy resources to make the region more competitive to unleash new economic opportunities.

“We’re in the center of this incredible shale revolution in the Appalachian region with an incredible opportunity. We haven’t seen this type of opportunity since really the birth of the steel industry,” Butler said. “What’s coming down the pike in the natural-gas revolution, the downstream development in the infrastructure and pipelines being built, ultimately results in projects like the Shell cracker plant in Beaver County [Pennsylvania] and petrochemical facilities in Belmont County, Ohio.”

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