Industry Data, Reports & More
The Shale POWER program offers numerous resources to help companies learn about the energy industry and identify strategies and opportunities to work in the supply chain.
The Opportunity for Plastics Manufacturers in the Appalachian Region
Learn about opportunities for regional plastics manufacturers to expand and build profitability. The availability of shale gas locally has made manufacturing of plastic products that utilize HDPE and LLDPE cheaper in the Appalachian Region. Greater consumer spending...
Hydrogen Strategy Enabling a Low-Carbon Economy
This document summarizes current hydrogen technologies and communicates the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Fossil Energy’s (FE’s) strategic plan to accelerate research, development, and deployment of hydrogen technologies in the United States. It also describes ongoing FE hydrogen-related research and development (R&D). Hydrogen produced from fossil fuels is a versatile energy carrier and can play an important role in a transition to a low-carbon economy.
Value Proposition for Energy Industry Engagement
The Shale POWER project provides technical assistance and business support to small and medium-sized manufacturers and testing laboratories seeking to expand business in the burgeoning shale gas and downstream manufacturing sectors of the tri-state region. The project is funded with a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission, Washington DC, administered by the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission, led by Catalyst Connection, with participation from additional manufacturing economic development organizations in northern West Virginia and eastern Ohio…
Forge the Future Phase 2
Forge The Future convened nearly 100 Pennsylvania business, academic and economic development leaders from across the state to identify definitive actions for optimizing the economic opportunity and making energy-enabled growth a reality. Those strategies and ideas were published in the Ideas for Action report…
Forge the Future Phase 1
Forge the Future Phase 1: Chevron and Peoples Natural Gas invested in an econometric study by McKinsey & Company to establish a fact base and initial strategic directions to build in-region natural gas demand from downstream manufacturing and related businesses: what’s the size of the prize and what industries can we grow in Pennsylvania…
U.S. Oil and Natural Gas: Providing Energy Security and Supporting Our Quality of Life report
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) on October 5 announced the release of a new report: U.S. Oil and Natural Gas: Providing Energy Security and Supporting Our Quality of Life. This report acknowledges the critical role of advanced energy technology innovation in maintaining U.S. economic success and providing a sustainable domestic energy supply for the future, while recognizing the important benefits the oil and natural gas sector provides in our daily lives…
The Appalachian Energy and Petrochemical Renaissance report
The Appalachian Energy and Petrochemical Renaissance report, released in June 2020 by the U.S. Department of Energy, accurately illustrates the value proposition for manufacturers…
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
NEWS & EVENTS
The latest news and events about the shale industry
Technical Assistance with grant funding of up to $10,000