Associates & Collaborators

Supporting the Shale POWER Mission

Shale POWER works with organizations in the tri-state region that compliment and support the mission of our initiative.


The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)

ARC is a regional economic development agency that represents a partnership of federal, state, and local government.

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First EnergyFirst Energy Economic Development

The FirstEnergy region is an attractive destination for businesses in a range of industries, from manufacturing to life sciences and data centers. It is a large and diverse geography, with different combinations of assets, depending on a company’s individual needs.

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The Johnstown Area Regional Industries (JARI)

JARI is a nonprofit economic development organization based in the greater Johnstown, PA region working with communities in Cambria and Somerset Counties.

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For more than 30 years, MAGNET has been providing Northeast Ohio manufacturers with the guidance they need to achieve long-term success.

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The Ohio State University South Centers (OSU)

OSU has been chosen by the Ohio Development Services Agency to support the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST)…

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Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association

Founded in 1909 by Bucks County industrialist Joseph Grundy, the Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association is the nonprofit, statewide trade organization representing the manufacturing sector in Pennsylvania’s public policy process.  Headquartered just steps from the state capitol in Harrisburg, PMA works to improve Pennsylvania’s ability to compete with other states for investment, jobs, and economic growth.

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The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC)

SPC is the cooperative forum for regional collaboration, planning, and public decision-making.

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TEAM Consortium

The Tristate Energy and Advanced Manufacturing (TEAM) Consortium was formed to respond to the need for a properly trained workforce for these industries. TEAM brings together partners from industry, higher education, and workforce and economic development to build clear and accessible pathways to energy and manufacturing jobs in the region.  TEAM partners have committed to raising awareness about in-demand jobs, preparing workers with the knowledge and skills to be successful, and connecting people to work-based learning and career opportunities.

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TOP Energy Training

TOP Energy Training’s educational consortium is composed of Colorado School of Mines, Penn State University, and The University of Texas at Austin. Together, they design and create online courses for oil and gas professionals, focusing on the fundamental technology, science, and engineering of oil and gas operations.

Since 2012, they have delivered more than 42,000 hours of content to professionals as part of our flagship program for field inspectors and regulatory personnel. Now they are making these high-quality online courses available to professionals, educators, and students who would like a better understanding of the ever-changing technology in the industry.

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The West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WVMEP)

WVMEP, housed inside Mining and Industrial Extension at West Virginia University, is focused on helping West Virginia businesses…

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Inland Tarp & Liner

Inland Tarp & Liner ® is a premium fabricator of containment pad liners, pond liners, AST liners, lagoon liners, secondary containment systems and other energy and industrial applications. We offer rapid turnaround and delivery of 100% custom panels in a wide array of premium quality materials, and with warranties on our factory-welded seams. Premium Quality – Built to Last. That’s the ITL Advantage.

Contact: Gabe Kissel, 412.552.4980

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HYTORC makes industrial bolting safer and simpler. With 50 years of experience focused entirely on developing the highest quality industrial bolting systems, HYTORC is the most trusted name in the industry. From steel mills and mining equipment to refineries, power plants, and wind turbines; we have developed solutions for every bolting application imaginable. For custom projects, our highly experienced engineering team is at your service to design the most efficient solution for your job with simple operation and economical pricing in mind.

Contact: Brian Foy, 724.601.5113

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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 $5,000