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Read the latest news about the Shale Crescent USA region…a premier location for high-energy intensive industries looking to build on top of feedstocks and the center of customers.


The Secret Sauce

Greg Kozera
Marketing Director, Shale Crescent USA
Weekly Newspaper Article
November 18, 2022


Make a Difference

Greg Kozera
Marketing Director, Shale Crescent USA
Weekly Newspaper Article
November 4, 2022


Green Jobs Are Coming

Greg Kozera
Marketing Director, Shale Crescent USA
Weekly Newspaper Article
October 28, 2022


Experts Say Location Driving Manufacturing Momentum in West Virginia

Joselyn King
Staff Writer
The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register
October 21, 2022


What was the Arab Oil Embargo?

Greg Kozera
Marketing Director, Shale Crescent USA
Weekly Newspaper Article
October 21, 2022


You Can Have Anything You Want!

Greg Kozera
Marketing Director, Shale Crescent USA
Weekly Newspaper Article
October 14, 2022


Small World

Greg Kozera
Marketing Director, Shale Crescent USA
Weekly Newspaper Article
September 30, 2022


The Power of Real Leadership

Greg Kozera
Marketing Director, Shale Crescent USA
Newspaper Article
September 16, 2022


Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Greg Kozera
Marketing Director, Shale Crescent USA
Weekly Article
July 29, 2022


Why Companies Are Coming to the USA.

Greg Kozera
Marketing Director, Shale Crescent USA
Weekly Article
July 2, 2022


It’s time to get serious about inflation and high energy prices hurting all Americans.

Greg Kozera
Marketing Director, Shale Crescent USA
Weekly Article
May 20, 2022


Greg Kozera radio interview on nationally syndicated radio

John Loeffler
Host of Steel on Steel
May, 2022


PTTGC Seeks Renewal Permit for Complex in Ohio

Plastics News
Frank Esposito
Senior Staff Writer
March 9, 2022


Energy prices, the impact of Russia’s attack on the Ukraine and a path forward

Mark Blazor Radio Show, WTVN Radio
Jerry James, President of Artex Oil Company, Founding Member of Shale Crescent USA
March 1, 2022

Listen to a timely and informative interview with Jerry James, President of Artex Oil Company, on the Mark Blazor radio show. Jerry discusses energy prices, the impact of Russia’s attack on the Ukraine, and a path forward.

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Ohio and West Virginia Winning Big in Attracting Major Investments

Article by Greg Kozera
Marketing Director for Shale Crescent USA
January 28, 2022


Building a Strong Foundation for Economic Growth in Southeast Ohio

Press Release
Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE)
January 11, 2022


Beaver County, PA economy grew as Shell invested in cracker plant

Press Release
November 30, 2021


“We Can Win,” article by Greg Kozera, Sales and Marketing Director of Shale Crescent USA.

Weekly Article
November 11, 2021


Greg Kozera, Director of Sales and Marketing at Shale Crescent USA, discusses regional petrochemical Projects and planned developments at Petrochemicals In Appalachia at Energy & Mineral Foundation Webinar.

Energy & Mineral Law Foundation
October 20, 2021


Empire Diversified Energy to develop Port of West Virginia in Follansbee.

The Waterways Journal
By Shelley Byrne


Attacking Energy Industry Means More Inflation, Higher Gas Prices.

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Opinion by Chris Ventura, Midwest executive director of the Consumer Energy Alliance
October 3, 2021


Newly released study commissioned by the American Petroleum Institute shows the “vast economic impact” of West Virginia’s oil and natural gas industries and highlights their importance to the state’s post-pandemic recovery.

West Virginia News
August 8, 2021


Join Greg Kozera and Joe Eddy as they explain what has changed in the energy markets, how it is securing advantages for U.S. processors, and the new opportunities to experience increased Profitability and Greater Market Share.

Plastics News
April 14 2021


What The Texas Freeze Means For You

Article by Greg Kozera, Director of Marketing, Shale Crescent USA
March 22, 2021


An Open Letter to President Biden on Shale EnergyShale Crescent USA provides “the critical feedstock necessary to create jobs, rebuild our economy, power and heat our homes, and provide the petrochemical building blocks necessary for manufacturing virtually all of the products Americans rely on daily.”

The Intelligencer, Wheeling, WV
March 13, 2021


Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE) and JobsOhio Invests Over $30 million in 2020 to Support Southeast Ohio Companies

OhioSE and JobsOhio
Press Release
March 2, 2021


Shale Crescent USA Spreads Word of Region’s Potential

Reimagining the Region – Manufacturing and Technology
The Intelligencer, Wheeling, WV
February 22, 2021


Belmont College Eastern Ohio Appalachia Pipe Welding and Fabrication Project in St. Clairsville, OH, selected as a finalist for Appalachian Regional Commission, U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Welding Workforce Initiative Awards.

Appalachian Regional Commission
Press Release
January 19, 2021


Southeastern Ohio Port Authority Partners with the Belpre Industrial Parkersburg Railroad to Acquire Former AEP Muskingum River Site in Waterford, OH for Rail-Centric Development

Southeast Ohio Port Authority
Press Release
January 18, 2021


In 2020, U.S. Natural Gas Prices Were The Lowest in Decades

U.S. Energy Information Administration
Today In Energy
January 7, 2021


Southern Ohio Communication Services, Inc. Plans $3.8 Million Investment

Press Release from OhioSE
January 12, 2021


Perspective: Making products in the USA is good for the planet

Perspective by Greg Kozera, Sales and Marketing Director of Shale Crescent USA.

Plastic News
October 15, 2020


Nathan Lord named President of Shale Crescent USA

The Herald Star
October 3, 2020


Listen to the Podcast

Greg Kozera, Shale Crescent USA Sales Director talks with KZIM/KSIM Radio on restoring American manufacturing jobs.


Greg Kozera, Sales Director for Shale Crescent USA, interview on The Jim Bohannon Show Radio Show

Listen to Greg Kozera, Sales Director for Shale Crescent USA, interview on The Jim Bohannon Show Radio Show. The Jim Bohannon Show airs on more than 250 affiliated stations. Greg and Jim talk about the economy, lost manufacturing jobs to China and much more.


U.S. Department of Energy Report – “The Appalachian Energy and Petrochemical Renaissance.  An Examination of Economic Progress and Opportunities.”

The opportunities for economic growth discussed in this report are especially timely and relevant in the new reality of a post-pandemic world that we face as a Nation.  Economic recovery and growth are a priority, and outside of Appalachia, few other regions have the same potential for not only recovery, but for new growth at a scale not seen since the Industrial Revolution.  Download the complete report. 
June 30 2020


Breaking America’s Reliance on Manufacturing in China

A Podcast with Shale Crescent USA Sales Director, Greg Kozera hosted by Bob Bowman, Editor-in-Chief of SupplyChainbrain.
June 26, 2020


Shale Crescent USA Earns Marketing Effectiveness Award

Press Release
Shale Crescent USA
January 20, 2020


From rust to robust: Appalachia’s shale region is reshaping American energy

Jerry James
The Hill
November 29, 2019


Rethinking Conventional Energy Investment Wisdom

Jerry James
Real Clear Energy
November 26, 2019


New Report Says Fracking Saved Americans $1.1 Trillion Over Past Decade

Tim Benson
Heartland Institute
November 21, 2019


EID: Growth in Appalachian Natural Gas Production Leads to $1.1 Trillion in Consumer Savings

Daniel Alfaro
Energy InDepth
November 13, 2019


Natural gas end-users, in the U.S. have realized $1.1 trillion in savings since 2008 as a result of increased natural gas production in the Shale Crescent USA region (Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia), according to a new economic analysis release

October 21, 2019


PTT reaches agreement with environmental organizations over proposed ethane cracker plant

Wheeling Intelligencer and News Register
September 23, 2019