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Pennsylvania Vying To Be Global Energy Leader

John Finnerty | (CNHI) Harrison Tribune-Democrat

11 January 2014

Gas drilled in the fields of Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale will soon be shipped to Japan, in a deal announced by Cabot Oil and Gas in December. The gas will be exported through a Maryland facility originally built to import gas.

It’s one of about a half-dozen large-scale efforts to move the Keystone State’s gas to the rest of the world, as Pennsylvania quickly emerges as a global energy powerhouse. 

Fuel extracted from the Marcellus Shale could soon spread through pipes stretching across and out from the state like tentacles - north into New York, south into Maryland, and west to Ohio and Kentucky.

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