Saturday, December 10, 2011

Two news items on a Saturday

There's been a lot going on the with the development of shale gas and shale liquids in eastern Ohio. Now, the Marathon Petroleum refinery in Canton, Ohio, is about to refine shale oil from Ohio. And some of that oil could find its way to the Marathon refinery at Catlettsburg, Ky., meaning the finished products could be loaded on barges for delivery to terminals along the Ohio River.


One group has ranked the Ohio River as the third most polluted body of water in the USA.