Ohio is expected to host significant natural gas liquids production in the Utica Shale formation, but its less developed downstream industry means much of its NGL output will go elsewhere, particularly the Gulf Coast. "In the Gulf Coast, you have plants in that area already there and you're just adding a line. In Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio, it's all brand new. The chain needs to be put in place," said Martha Gilchrist Moore, a senior policy director with the American Chemistry Council.
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