DEP: Marshall Pipeline Rupture Scorched Trees Over Two Acres

April 14, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection continues investigating the Williams Energy 12-inch natural gas pipeline rupture that took place in Marshall County's Marcellus... more »»

Pipeline Blast Rattles Moundsville Residents

April 8, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. -- Cooking breakfast in his kitchen shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday, Frank Elza Jr. more »»

Foul Play Not Eyed in Man’s Death

April 8, 2014 Marshall County Sheriffs deputies found Charles Taylor, 37, of Moundsville, dead at about 6 p.m. Monday at a pump station along Big Wheeling Creek. more »»

Pipeline Rupture at Oak Grove Site Leads to Fire

April 8, 2014 BELMONT - A natural gas industry worker died Saturday after a piece of equipment crushed him at the Rice Energy drilling site in Belmont County, Sheriff David Lucas sai. more »»

Second ‘Superload’ Reaches Destination; Third Set for June

March 27, 2014 OAK GROVE - As its de-ethanizer pulled into the Oak Grove natural gas processing facility at about 12:30 p.m. more »»

Permits Are Sought For Labor Camps

March 27, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - A new type of temporary housing is showing up in Marshall County, as energy companies are now seeking permits for "labor camps" for those working in the natural gas industry. more »»

County Seeking Help With Holes

March 27, 2014 Delegate David Evans, R-Marshall, once enjoyed swerving his vehicle back and forth at fairs and parks that offered bumper cars rides, but he wishes his daily commutes along U.S. more »»

Second ‘Superload’ Sunday

March 20, 2014 BENWOOD - For the second time in two months, a Williams Energy de-ethanizer weighing about 510,000 pounds and stretching nearly a half-football-field long found its way to the CSX rail yard via train. more »»

McKinley Talks Trip To Israel, Natural Gas

March 20, 2014 Much like the Ohio Valley, Israel is just beginning to realize the possibilities of tapping its vast natural gas reserves, Rep. David McKinley said. McKinley, R-W.Va., and Re. more »»

Marshall County Gas Tax Jumps by $358,000

March 20, 2014 Marshall County's share of oil and gas severance tax revenue has increased by more than $358,000 during the past three years, but none of that money will be used to work on roads, county officials... more »»

Knuth: Marshall County Should Pitch In

March 13, 2014 Dave Knuth believes Marshall County should take care of its own - and that includes repairing roads in "deplorable condition. more »»

Second Superload On Way

March 5, 2014 Marshall County residents should expect another superload de-ethanizer to make its way to the Williams Energy Oak Grove facility along Fork Ridge Road this month, as the company continues building $4. more »»

Plans Set for 2nd ‘Superload’

February 23, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - One "superload" down, another to go. more »»

Natural Gas Processors Find Tax Loophole

February 23, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - Williams Energy, Blue Racer Midstream and MarkWest Energy spent nearly $900 million in Marshall County during the last tax year on their natural gas processing plants, but those same... more »»

Superload Takes the Scenic Route

February 17, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - What's nearly half-a-football field long, travels at a top speed of 5 mph and can clog traffic for hours at a time? A so-called superload, and one's scheduled to be coming our way thi... more »»

Billions Needed To Meet Demand

February 4, 2014 PITTSBURGH - The $10 billion worth of natural gas processing infrastructure already built in the Marcellus and Utica shale region is only a fraction of what Blue Racer Midstream CEO Jack Lafield... more »»

More Plans At Blue Racer

January 30, 2014 NATRIUM - High demand for Utica and Marcellus shale ethane, propane, butane and other natural gas liquids is driving Blue Racer Midstream to double the size of its Marshall County processing plant... more »»

Consol Using $1.5B For Gas Drilling Operations

January 30, 2014 WHEELING -- With its former Shoemaker Mine rebranded as the Murray Energy Corp. Ohio County Coal Co.'s Ohio County Mine, Consol Energy plans to use $. more »»

Chevron Eyes $40B for Drilling

January 21, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - Global oil giant Chevron has big plans for the Marcellus Shale underlying West Virginia's Northern Panhandle and even bigger plans for the rest of the world, as the California-based... more »»

Blue Racer Plant Remains Closed

January 13, 2014 NATRIUM, W.Va. more »»

Axiall Plans ‘Cracker’ in Louisiana

December 29, 2013 NATRIUM - While West Virginia leaders hope Odebrecht will build a multi-billion dollar ethane cracker near Parkersburg, a company that already has operations along the Ohio River in the Northern... more »»



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