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Shell Nears Decision on Where to Build New Plant

Simon Dawson/Bloomberg/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) -- Shell Oil Co. is close to reaching a decision on where to build an enormous petro-chemical facility in the Appalachians.

Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia are all competing for the plant that could potentially bring thousands of jobs to the area.

Shell, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, is a multinational oil company that is among one of the largest oil companies in the world.

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