“The shale revolution” is coming to the trucking business, and the truck stop chain TravelCenters of America, along with many other businesses, are intent on being a part of it, says Tom O’Brien, president and CEO of TravelCenters, based in Westlake, Ohio.

O’Brien made his observations in a keynote speech at the Great Lakes Truck Expo at the Cleveland Convention Center, reports Mark Dodosh of Crain’s Cleveland Business. O’Brien spoke at length about the impact that natural gas exploration in the Utica and Marcellus shale regions of Ohio and Pennsylvania could have on the nation, the trucking industry and TravelCenters, according to Crain’s.

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