Saturday Dec 7
Officals look to needs of cracker plant
With the announcements made and some details being released on the proposed ethane cracker plant slated for development in Washington Bottom, work will soon begin on the needed infrastructure to accommodate such a industrial complex.
Burdette touts area for cracker plant
Wood County is where the people who are proposing to build an ethane cracker facility want to be, officials said Monday night.
West Virginia Metro
Parkersburg mayor says he believes in cracker project
Last month, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin joined officials with Odebrecht in Wood County to announce the company's exploration of the possible project that could include an ethane cracker and three polyethylene plants along with the associated infrastructure for water treatment and energy.
Wood County Plant Good for Our Area
Two Brazilian companies may build a giant petrochemicals complex in Wood County, it was revealed Thursday.
Charleston Daily Mail
Persistence may pay off for West Virginia
State Commerce Secretary Keith Burdette remained upbeat after Royal Dutch Shell announced it chose Pennsylvania over West Virginia as the site for its ethane cracker plant, which turns natural gas into other chemicals, most notably a feedstock for plastics.