Utica Shale

10 Years Later: No Gusher of Jobs

Second in a two-part series. You can read part one HERE YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – One by one, the plants shut down in quick succession.  Companies that relocated to the Mahoning Valley to support shale exploration – an industry many projected would be the next economic boom for the region – closed their doors as the promise of big oil and gas returns faded. Texas-based Exterran Energy Solutions, a fabricator of high-end oil and gas components, opened a new plant to great fanfare in 201

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