Infrastructure

Northwest Ohio provides every mode of transportation, including a heavy pipeline system, which minimizes risk for companies by saving valuable time and shipping costs


Water

With the nearby Great Lakes, Northwest Ohio lies adjacent to the world’s largest supply of fresh water


Geography

More than 100 million people located within a day’s drive puts businesses close to customers. This region is also closely situated near the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays


Community Partnerships

Existing energy companies rave about the community support they receive throughout Northwest Ohio, as neighborhoods and towns welcome the opportunity to meet the corporate needs of this industry

“The availability of plentiful, low-cost natural gas makes our refinery more cost competitive in the world market. The Toledo area market is well-supplied by pipelines from gas production fields, storage fields, and is on the crossroads between market areas. As a result, Toledo enjoys stable prices even during cold weather."

— Alan King, Senior Director, Toledo Refining Company

OHIO RANKED AMONG TOP 10 OIL REFINING STATES IN U.S.

NEARLY 50% OF NATURAL GAS PRODUCTION EXPECTED TO COME FROM OHIO VALLEY BY 2040

FOUR MAJOR OIL REFINERIES LOCATED WITHIN 2 HOURS OF EACH OTHER

Northwest Ohio's energy industryin the last five years:


1,100+

New Jobs

$4.8Bil

Capital Investment

Take a look at the company we keep in the energy industry

Businesses in Northwest Ohio can reach more than 60% of the U.S. and Canadian markets within a day’s drive. It’s no wonder some of the biggest names in the industry have established operations in this region.

Did You Know?

Northwest Ohio is home to First Solar, the largest solar panel manufacturing facility in the U.S.

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Gary Thompson

Executive V.P.
Business Development
(419) 304-9585