A Program for Manufacturers

Shale refers to the Marcellus, Utica and other unconventional natural gas deposit in this region and POWER is an acronym for Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia Economic Renaissance. This program was created to ensure local businesses and residents can benefit from the new industrial ecosystem of clustered gas production, processing, transport, and downstream manufacturing. According to a 2017 study by the American Chemical Council, more than $200 billion is being invested in this sector. Appalachia in particular promises to emerge as a major hub for downstream manufacturing activity, supporting tens of thousands of jobs within the region. 

Our Mission

Shale POWER project is a multi-state effort to help small and medium-sized manufacturers engage in the Shale Energy Supply Chain. The project will help manufacturers that have been negatively impacted by the downturn in the coal industry.

Shale POWER Engagement Team

The Shale POWER Engagement team is comprised of experts who have been engaged in the Appalachian Basin shale industry since its inception and partner institutions in Pennsylvania, Ohio & West Virginia.

Partners & Funders

A number of partners and funders continue to support the mission and purpose of the Shale POWER project.

Regional Associates

There are a number of organizations in addition to the Shale POWER team and partners that support and compliment the Shale POWER mission.

Access to supply chain contacts and Shale POWER partners who can assist you

Industry information and resources that detail the path to new energy opportunities

The latest news and events about the shale industry

Technical Assistance with grant funding of up to $10,000