The 7th annual Ohio Valley Regional Oil and Gas Expo took place Wednesday at the James Carnes Convention Center in Belmont County.
Leaders in the industry at the expo said industry is alive and well in the county and there’s plenty to look forward to, especially if the ethane cracker plant is announced.
"We come out of this downturn we've been in the last couple years,” said Mike Chadsey, director of public relations for Ohio Oil and Gas Association. “What we hear from our producers is that we've turned the corner and things are starting to look up."View the original report by clicking here.
Chadsey says prices have rebounded, there's more capital expense and rigs moving into the area, all making Belmont County thrive.
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