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Wood County Plant Good for Our Area

November 17, 2013

Two Brazilian companies may build a giant petrochemicals complex in Wood County, it was revealed Thursday....

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mikeyd

Nov-17-13 7:09 AM

good news would be if an american company was building this.

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WVUGEO

Nov-17-13 5:47 PM

mikeyd: "good news" might be that the first shovel full of dirt was actually turned. Note all the qualifiers: "may build"; "officials are being cautious"; "just in the exploratory phase"; "have an option"; "could provide raw material for new factories (not yet conceived, proposed, or planned)". And, how is a chemical plant employing some several dozens of people a hundred miles away "good for our area"? The few folks receiving gas royalties in "our area" get the same percentage, whether the gas gets piped off to Wood County or Timbuktu.

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