Pennsylvania Shell has built a petrochemical (ethane polymer) plant in Potter Township, about 30 miles north of Pittsburgh. It is owned and operated by Shell Oil Company, the American subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell. Get the facts from the Breathe Project of what this means for Beaver County here.
Modern oil and gas extraction no longer involves just a well, pump, and tank. The process can be so overwhelmingly complex that in lieu of taking a tour in person, it helps to explore each stage through photos. By clicking this link e you will find a virtual guide from FracTracker to the process of unconventional oil and gas extraction