Department of Energy

Under Secretary Menezes to Visit Pennsylvania

May 14, 2019

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, May 16, 2019, U.S. Under Secretary of Energy Mark W. Menezes will participate in a roundtable discussion with Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Mike Turzai, Policy Chairman Donna Oberlander, and Members of the House to discuss opportunities for economic development in the Appalachian region and utilization of the region’s vast energy resources.

Following the roundtable, he will then tour the Shell Ethylene Cracker Plant.

On Friday, following the President’s recent Executive Order promoting energy infrastructure, Under Secretary Menezes will participate in an industry roundtable at the Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association to discuss federal impediments to the economic growth of the Appalachian region, including the petrochemical and other industries.

For more information on these events or to participate in open press opportunities on Thursday, please contact and Greg Moreland and for Friday’s events please contact and Carl Marrara



U.S. Under Secretary of Energy Mark W. Menezes

PA House Speaker Mike Turzai

PA House Members

Marcellus Shale and Petrochemical Industry Representatives


Roundtable discussion (Open Press)


Beaver County Courthouse

Commissioner’s Conference Room

810 Third Street

Beaver, PA 15009


Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 10:45AM-12PM EST



U.S. Under Secretary of Energy Mark W. Menezes

President & CEO of PA Manufacturers’ Association David M. Taylor

Industry Representatives


Roundtable discussion (Media Avail following)


Frederick W. Anton III Center

225 State Street

Harrisburg, PA 17101, 1st Floor


Friday, May 17, 2019, Press should arrive by 11:15AM EST