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We recognize that effective market research provides valuable insights into shifts in market trends. A good example of this is the shift in natural gas production. The U.S. Gulf Coast has been the major oil and gas producing region in the country and a low cost provider of natural gas and ethane for decades. Now, according to multiple studies and data, the Appalachian Basin (Known as Shale Crescent USA), accounts for over 30% of total U.S. natural production and will be producing nearly one-third of all the NGLs in the U.S. by the year 2040. Learn more my clicking on the links below.
Global Economic Factors Align Favoring U.S. Based Plastic Product Manufacturing over China Operations.
LONG TERM FUNDAMENTAL SHIFTS HAVE CHANGED THE PLAYING FIELD December 2022:
Executive Summary-A Report by Shale Crescent USA.
U.S. Department of Energy Report – “The Appalachian Energy and Petrochemical Renaissance. An Examination of Economic Progress and opportunities.”
Estimated Logistics Benefits of the Shale Crescent USA Region versus the U.S. Gulf Coast for Natural Gas and LPG Executive Summary
Benefits, Risks, and Estimated Project Cash Flows: Ethylene Project Located in the Shale Crescent USA versus the US Gulf Coast Executive Summary
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Rob Westervelt, Editor in Chief of Chemical Week by S&P Global interviews Keith Burdette, President & CEO of the Polymer Alliance Zone of West Virginia at the World Petrochemical Conference 2023.
Energy. Proximity. Success. The Polymer Alliance Zone of West Virginia.
Keith Burdette, President and CEO of the Polymer Alliance Zone is interviewed at the World Petrochemical Conference by Robert Westervelt, Editor of Chemical Week.
2019 Marcellus and Manufacturing Conference Recap
West Virginia Development Office – Apprenticeship in Motion Program