Some Still Hopeful That Ohio Can Land an Ethane Cracker Plant

From The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register:
Ohio lost its first bid for an ethane cracker plant to Pennsylvania. Sen. Rob Portman wants to make sure that doesn't happen again.
Portman, R-Ohio, toured MarkWest Energy's $2.2 billion Cadiz natural gas processing operation Wednesday, where company officials told him they have a desperate need for a local ethane cracker. Portman hopes Denver-based MarkWest and other natural gas producers and processors will keep growing their operations so that building a multibillion-dollar ethane cracker becomes feasible in eastern Ohio.
"The alternative of not producing this oil and gas would be a missed opportunity," Portman said during the tour. "This encourages manufacturing to come back to Ohio."
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