Moundsville Power Project Still On Schedule

January 21, 2016 Moundsville Power officials assured Marshall County commissioners Tuesday that a proposed natural gas-fired power plant several years in the making remains on track. more »»

 
 
 
Southwestern Extending Leases in Mountain State

January 7, 2016 WHEELING - Southwestern Energy officials are extending hundreds of the West Virginia Marcellus Shale leases for which they paid Chesapeake Energy $5 billion in 2014, as the firm's leaders remain... more »»

Former Steel Plant Converted for Natural Gas Industry Use

December 9, 2015 BENWOOD - The former Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel facility in Benwood soon will be home to a company doing business with the natural gas industry. JLE Industries, based in Dunbar, Pa. more »»

Demolition Begins at Burger Site; Deal Not Finalized

December 9, 2015 DILLES BOTTOM - FirstEnergy Corp. officials hope to return the closed R.E. more »»

Towing Companies Doing The Heavy Lifting for Gas Industry

December 7, 2015 WHEELING - As the oil and natural gas industry has grown dramatically throughout the Ohio Valley during the past few years, so has the demand for heavy duty towing and recovery services. more »»

McMechen Firefighters Receive Training in the Oilfield

December 7, 2015 Demonstrating its commitment to first responders and the communities in which they serve, Ohio's oil and gas industry is training firefighters how to respond to emergency incidents in the oilfield. more »»

W.Va. Natural Gas Reserves Among Highest in U.S.

December 6, 2015 WHEELING - The Marcellus, Utica and Rogersville shales may just be the beginning of the prolific natural gas formations in the Appalachian Mountains, as West Virginia now boasts more proved reserve... more »»

MarkWest Stockholders Want More to Finalize MPLX Deal in Ohio Valley

December 5, 2015 Officials with MarkWest Energy and Findlay, Ohio-based MPLX believe they will still reach a $20 billion merger deal announced in July, but MarkWest shareholders want more cash as part of the... more »»

Gastar Selling Property in Marshall, Wetzel Counties

November 23, 2015 WHEELING - West Virginia Northern Community College students continue preparing for careers in the Marcellus and Utica shale fields even as area natural gas producers struggle with prices at $2 per... more »»

Miller Opposes PILOT Provision

October 30, 2015 WHEELING - Last year, Marshall County Commissioner Bob Miller voted against the payment in lieu of tax agreement that will allow Moundsville Power to avoid paying property taxes on its planned $615... more »»

Moundsville Power Plant Developer Promises Communication

October 23, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE - Moundsville Power developer Andrew Dorn appeared before the Marshall County commission Tuesday morning, pledging improved communication with community leaders as the proposed natural... more »»

Williams Energy Acquired for $37.7 Billion

October 15, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE - Just when it looked like the $20 billion MarkWest Energy acquisition was a big deal, fellow natural gas processor Williams Energy will be sold to Energy Transfer Equity for a total... more »»

Companies Spending Billions

October 1, 2015 WHEELING - Southwestern Energy Co. more »»

Officials Say Marshall County Power Plant Project on Schedule

August 21, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE - If a natural gas power plant fails to open in Marshall County as proposed, the company overseeing the project would be required to terminate the contract and lease with the county. more »»

MarkWest Plans $1B More in Infrastructure

August 19, 2015 Despite falling oil and natural gas prices, MarkWest Energy shows no signs of slowing down construction, as a new processing agreement with the Ascent Resources driller for gas drawn from 100,000... more »»

$2.7 Billion For More Pipelines, Blue Racer System Keeps Growing

July 19, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. — Even more natural gas pipelining and processing infrastructure is on the way to the Upper Ohio Valley, as Columbia Pipeline Group will spend $. more »»

Consol continues setting gas records

June 1, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. — The positives just keep coming for Consol Energy’s Marcellus and Utica shale program, as the natural gas driller increased production by 23. more »»

W.Va. Lacks Pipeline Oversight

May 17, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. more »»

W.Va. Lacks Pipeline Oversight

May 2, 2015 WHEELING - West Virginia regulators do not inspect the vast majority of pipelines transporting natural gas and oil throughout the state, such as the two Williams Energy conduits that ruptured in... more »»

Effects Of Marshall County Pipeline Ruptures Still Linger

April 30, 2015 GLEN DALE - Inspectors found benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene in an unnamed Marshall County stream four days after the April 9 Williams Energy pipeline ruptures, West Virginia Department of... more »»

 
 

 

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