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Shell Says Yes to Greater Pittsburgh Region

Announces Multibillion Petrochemical Complex to be Built; Signals Shell’s Re-Entry into the North American Polyethylene Market

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“Shell’s Ethane Cracker Will Be One of North America’s Largest and also the Region’s Largest From-The-Ground-Up Facility.”

Read a Statement from Dennis Yablonsky, Allegheny Conference CEO


Read the IHS Markit study:
Prospects to Enhance Pennsylvania’s Opportunities in Petrochemical Manufacturing


Opportunities with Shell

For media inquiries and more information on business and career opportunities with Shell, visit Shell’s website

Pittsburgh Region Media Inquiries

Contact Phil Cynar, Senior Communications Specialist, at pcynar@pittsburghregion.org –  412-392-4555 x 4573

Pittsburgh Region is Location of Choice for Downstream Development Opportunities

RESOURCE RICH

Located atop the Marcellus and Utica Shales at the heart of the Appalachian Basin, the Pittsburgh region has an abundant feedstock of natural gas, in particular wet gas, to support multiple world-scale petrochemical facilities and related manufacturing, such as plastics manufacturing.

AVAILABLE INDUSTRIAL SITES

For available buildings and sites, visit PittsburghProspector.com today.

LABOR SUPPLY, QUALITY AND COST

Drawing from the greater Pittsburgh region and two neighboring states, an above-average concentration of workers is available to sustain petrochemical and related industries operations.

ROBUST TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE

The region offers navigable waterways, the second busiest inland port in the nation, three Class 1 railroads and interstate connections.

STRATEGIC LOCATION

Offering proximity to customers and end users, more than 70% of North American Polyethylene customers are within a 700-mile radius of the Pittsburgh region: a safe location with an extremely low risk of natural disasters.

LONG-STANDING COMMUNITY PRIDE IN MANUFACTURING HERITAGE

With a century-long legacy of manufacturing excellence, complemented by employee loyalty and a strong work ethic, manufacturing is ingrained in the region’s culture.

R&D POWERHOUSE

$3 billion annual investment in R&D across corporate, government and university research centers

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