Pittsburgh is seeking to capitalize on shale gas:
Pittsburgh and resource development aren’t strangers. It’s just been a while since the two have been in touch. One of the first oil refineries in America was built in what is now the Lawrenceville neighborhood, set on the Allegheny River. Today, though, as the booms and busts of coal and steel give way to an emerging economy of education and healthcare, Pittsburgh is now scrambling to get reacquainted with fossil fuels, namely shale gas.