Energy and Chemicals

Cliffs Natural Resources Chooses Ohio to Locate First HBI Plant in the Great Lakes Region

130 permanent jobs and $700 million investment are headed to Northwest Ohio​
June 15, 2017

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. new plant will play a key role in its goal to produce 1.6 million tons of hot briquetted iron per year for the steel market.

Gas and Oil Leaders Confident Renewed Growth Will Continue

April 25, 2017

Oil, gas and energy leaders in the tri-state area gathered to discuss the resurgence of prosperity in the industry.

Wall Street Journal Confirms Ohio Valley is Driving Nation's Gas Production

Abundant natural gas in the Ohio Valley is providing economic benefits for the region and beyond.
August 1, 2016

The Wall Street Journal recognizes that Ohio’s abundant natural gas and natural gas liquids provide economic benefits for Ohio and surrounding states.  This part of Appalachia is a national driver of gas production. The improved drilling techniques have cracked gas-rich shale formations.