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Project would connect valley oil and gas wells with processing plant

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HOUSTON, Texas - A processing plant planned for Eastern Ohio would serve the shale industry in Columbiana, Mahoning, and Trumbull Counties. 

MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P.  and The Energy and Minerals Group on Thursday announced they have signed a letter of intent to form a joint venture to pursue two new projects to support producers in the Utica and Marcellus shales in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

The first project consists of the development of a 400 million-cubic-foot-per-day cryogenic processing complex in Tuscarawas County, Ohio.

According to a news release, the processing complex would also serve new customers in Carroll, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties and provide gas processing, natural gas liquid transportation and fractionation and residue gas outlets.

The second project consists of the development of a 200,000 barrels-per-day natural gas liquids pipeline that originates at the planned processing facilities in Tuscararawas County and transports the liquids to Gulf Coast refractories.

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