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Brian Anderson: A history of collaboration will lead to a bright future | Charleston Gazette-Mail

An op-ed by Brian Anderson, director of the WVU Energy Institute: The potential to turn around the state’s fortunes by leveraging our resources has never been clearer, particularly as we enter into a long-term agreement with the largest coal and power company in the world that could bring up to $83.7 billion of investment in manufacturing to the state. It is an impressive investment into the chemical industry and manufacturing, but for West Virginia University it is no surprise.

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$83.7 billion China Energy investment boosts West Virginia, WVU on world stage | WDTV West Virginia

China Energy Investment Corp. Ltd., one of the world’s largest energy companies and a long-time research and development partner of West Virginia University, announced an agreement that will bring $83.7 billion to the state Thursday. The signing of the memorandum of understanding between West Virginia and China Energy in Beijing was witnessed by President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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WVU Energy Institute pushes for regional liquid natural gas hub | The Exponent Telegram

China Energy, a longtime research and development partner with WVU, announced an agreement that will bring an investment of $83.7 billion to West Virginia. West Virginia University Energy Institute Director Brian Anderson said the investment will be used to help develop the proposed Appalachian Storage and Trading Hub, along with other projects that can develop the state’s natural gas infrastructure and lead to plastics manufacturing.

Commissioner Brooks McCabe: It's time to reset W.Va. economy  

It's time to reset W.Va. economy | The State Journal

An op-ed by Brooks McCabe: West Virginia is at a defining moment which will determine whether the state prospers going forward or continues its downward spiral indicative of much of the last 50 years. The question is, do we have the will and perseverance to seize the opportunities and reset the economy so it is appropriately balanced for the 21st century?

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Change Requires Political Courage | The Intelligencer Wheeling News-Register

Editorial: Many of the functions of local and state government in West Virginia could be handled just as well as they are now — or better — with fewer people and less expense. Slimming down the size of government takes both political power and courage, however. That is why no one has been able to make it happen.

President E. Gordon Gee on Pushing West Virginia forward  

West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee Pushing ‘West Virginia Forward’ | The Intelligencer Wheeling News-Register

During a stop in Wheeling this week, West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee discussed the principles set forth in the “West Virginia Forward” study — a collaboration between WVU, the West Virginia Department of Commerce and Marshall University to identify both short-term and large-scale projects to boost West Virginia’s economy.

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