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E M I M C FA R R E N G R O U P – A P PA L A C H I A N T R A N S L O A D S E R V I C E S THE MARCELLUS SHALE SUMMER 2012 Stronger Links McFarren Group works to improve the supply chain in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays with large capacity transloading services. [ BY CHRIS PETERSEN ] McFarren Group serves the oil and gas industry. through building transloading facilities.. • Marcellus Shale “We have a lot of experience in witnessing these trends and moving with them.” // PHIL MCFARREN, president/managing partner Like any chain, a supply chain is only as strong as its weakest link. As production continues to ramp up in the Marcellus Shale play, the supply chain needs to operate at maximum efficiency for producers to gain the greatest benefits. That’s where McFarren Group comes in, with a joint venture created to beef up the region’s transloading infrastructure for greater efficiency and efficacy. Based in Harrisburg, Pa., McFarren Group is a firm specializing in the identification and validation of large-scale capital infrastructure projects, with a focus on preparing them for financing. The firm has entered into a joint venture with Pennoni and Associates and TRAC to create Appalachian Transload Services LLC, a company devoted to developing and building cost-effective, large-scale, multi-tenant transloading facilities for the Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale plays. As President and Managing Partner Phil McFarren explains, McFarren Group got into this particular niche after studying the transportation needs of the oil and gas PROFILE McFarren Group – Appalachian. Transload Services. Headquarters: Harrisburg, Pa. Specialty: Capital infrastructure 122

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Energy & Mining International - Summer 2012
Wind Financing
Latin American Energy
Mining Developments
Wabash Mfg. Inc.
Mega Precious Metals
Iron Ore Company of Canada
Rainy River Resources Ltd.
Canada Energy
Gear Energy
Manitok Energy Inc.
Chieftain Metals
IC Potash
Nyrstar Langlois Mine
Phoenix Technology Services Inc.
Waycon Manufacturing Ltd.
Tuscany International Drilling
Latin America Focus
Canacol Energy
Orosur Mining
Lithium One Inc.
Cabo Drilling (Panama) Corp.
Continental Gold Ltd.
Guyana Oil Co. Ltd.
Batero Gold Corp.
The Williston Basin
Primary Petroleum
Sanjel Corp.
Summit Energy Services
Kengor Metals LLC
Stone Energy
Holloway Pipe
McFarren Group – Appalachian Transload Services
Trumbull Corp.
De-Cal Mechanical
Buck’s Fabricating
ITI Trailers & Truck Bodies
Hamilton Machine/ ValTek Industries
Rodenberg Diversified LLC
Mazzella Lifting Technologies
Independence Excavating
Magna-Solutions LLC
Blackhawk Specialty Tools LLC
MinExpo 2012
Rail-Veyor Technologies
STW Technic
RAM Enterprise
Miner Elastomer Products Corp.
McElroy Manufacturing
REICHdrill Inc.
Gunnebo Johnson Corp.
The Timken Co.
K/M Specialty Pumps & Systems Inc.
Schroeder Industries
The Reinforced Earth Co.
Geoprobe Systems®
Sumitomo Pogo Mine LLC – Pogo Mine
Power Service Inc.
National Pump Co.
Peak Oilfield Service Co.
TonaTec Exploration
Xtreme Oil & Gas Inc.
White Tiger Gold
TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd.
Lydford Mining Co.
MFM Industries Inc.
Crescent Companies
Tri State Tank
Aquila Resources
Armstrong Coal
EnerJex Resources Inc.
Sanchez Energy Corp.
Chatham Steel Corp.
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