Work Begins on $40M Electric Substation in W PA to Help Marcellus

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Work Underway on New FirstEnergy Transmission Substation to Support Western Pennsylvania Shale Gas Industry – click for larger version

FirstEnergy Corp., an electric generating and distribution company based in Akron, OH, is blessed to have operations squarely in the Marcellus/Utica region. FirstEnergy has been an important (and valued) partner for the drilling and pipeline industry by providing electric service to a number of processing plants and compressor stations (see our FirstEnergy stories here). Yesterday FirstEnergy announced they have begun construction on an electric transmission substation in western PA (Washington County). The $40 million project will “support two natural gas processing facilities being developed in the area.” Who do the processing facilities belong to that will benefit from more electricity?…

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