Recent news that the former Sunoco refinery in Marcus Hook will be reopened to process natural gas products from Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale represents the first ripples in a pond that will be felt more and more here in the Delaware Valley. The plant, which closed earlier this year, laying off …

Joseph Barone, founder of and one of the panelists from “Doing Business in the Marcellus,” is partnering with Penn State Extension and the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce to host a seminar on oil and gas business development.
For those of you interested in attending, here are some additional event details.

September 13, 2012

by Joe Crivelli

There’s not a lot of news on the economic front that makes me hopeful these days. The job market isn’t growing, but the national debt is. The economy has been moving sideways essentially since 2008, and consumer confidence remains mired at multi-year lows.
But the Marcellus Shale gives me hope. Here …

September 7, 2012

by David Ellerbeck

This summer, a KPMG report demonstrated the unprecedented impact of the commercialization of shale gas in the U.S. on the chemical industry.
A study of the last two years shows a huge leap toward a promising future. In fact, according to KPMG’s chemical industry specialists, the U.S. market has become a world …