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August 21, 2015 06:30 ET

MarkWest, Marathon Expand Roles in Ohio's Marcellus, Utica Shales as Merger Nears, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Aug 21, 2015) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The eastern half of Ohio is proving to be fertile ground for companies involved in natural-gas development, since Marcellus and Utica shales cover the entire area. Although not as deep as in much of Pennsylvania, with some areas not economically viable for production, the shales still are attracting the attention of such companies as MarkWest Energy Partners LP (NYSE:MWE) (Denver, Colorado) and Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) (Findlay, Ohio). Industrial Info is tracking $1.76 billion in active natural gas-related projects in eastern Ohio's Production, Pipelines and Terminals industries.

Within this article: Details on natural gas developments in Ohio's Marcellus and Utica areas, including MarkWest's plans for a massive natural gas-gathering system and an major addition to an NGL fractionation facility, as well as Marathon and BP plc's (NYSE:BP) plans to add and upgrade alkylation units.

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