Exploring Pennsylvania’s Booming Energy Industry
As Rural PA Burst Out With Energy Flavours
- Unrivaled Manufacturing
- Fastest growing state for FDI in the US
- 2nd largest energy field in the world
- Home to Marcellus/ Utica Shale Gas play; the largest U.S. natural gas field
CORE PA Global, an initiative focused on creating and retaining jobs in the 53 county Core Region of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through aggressive marketing to foreign investors and PA companies ready to reshore their manufacturing; hosted a tour for seven journalists from six countries to showcase companies involved in the mining, oil and gas field machinery manufacturing industries from June 13th – 17th 2016.
The goal was to globally expose and showcase the great assets the core region of Pennsylvania has in the mining, oil and gas fields.
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Orient Energy Review editor, Margaret Nongo-Okojokwu visited some major mining, oil and gas firms as well as key institutions involved in Research and Development, which has further helped to put the keystone state in a much more advantaged position to attract Foreign Direct Investment; her findings are hereby documented in the following reports below.
Pennsylvania, officially called the Common wealth of Pennsylvania, a north eastern U.S. state and one of the 13 original colonies, is known for its diverse terrain, which includes wide stretches of farmland, national forests and major waterways. Philadelphia the Keystone State’s largest city displays its rich history in Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed, and the Liberty Bell, an enduring symbol of American freedom.
Pennsylvania is a leader in international business development efforts. The state boasts nearly 20 professionals dedicated to trade and investment promotion in the capital, 10 Regional Export Network REN offices, 19 Authorized Trade Representatives, and 12 Authorized Investment Representatives strategically located around the globe. In the last five years, this local, on-the ground assistance has resulted in over 40,000 jobs, over $3B in documented export sales, over $575M in capital investment!