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 »»

W.Va. Pipeline Break Has Yet To Be Found

April 23, 2015 GLEN DALE - Williams Energy contractors continue searching for the rupture in the 4-inch pipeline that spilled 132 barrels of Marcellus shale condensate in Marshall County's Little Grave Creek last... more »»

West Virginia DEP: 132 Barrels Spilled Into Marshall County Creek

April 22, 2015 GLEN DALE - West Virginia regulators will cite Williams Energy for "conditions not allowable in state waters" after the company's pipeline rupture allowed 132 barrels of Marcellus Shale condensate t... more »»

‘Heavy Rains’ Cited In Marshall Pipeline Failure

April 12, 2015 GLEN DALE - Williams Energy officials believe wet weather over the last few days disturbed Marshall County's landscape enough to cause two of its natural gas pipelines to rupture in less than three... more »»

Gastar Investigating Storage Tanks Fire in Moundsville

April 4, 2015 Gastar Exploration officials continue investigating the cause of a fire that consumed four to five storage tanks at the company's Armstrong drilling pad along Birch Ridge Road near the Wetzel County... more »»

Marshall County Commission Supports Leach XPress During Meeting in Moundsville

March 30, 2015 The Marshall County Commission met with a representative from the Columbia Pipeline Group this week as the Leach XPress Pipeline Project moves forward. more »»

Moundsville Power Plant Clears Hurdle

February 17, 2015 WHEELING - Andrew Dorn believes stringent Environmental Protection Agency emissions standards will precipitate more natural gas fired electricity plants, such as his 549-megawatt Moundsville Power... more »»

Marshall County Leases 72 Acres to Tug Hill

February 15, 2015 The Marshall County Commission on Friday approved a lease agreement with Tug Hill Operations, providing rights for the oil and gas company to operate on 72 acres of county land. more »»

Consol Slashing Spending, Yet Still Increasing Gas Production

February 13, 2015 In a slumping oil and natural gas market, Consol Energy will cut capital spending by $300 million this year compared to 2014. more »»

Marshall County Assessor Chris Kessler Says Property Value Growth Historic

February 13, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE -- In what has become a trend in recent years, the value of property in Marshall County has grown at a record-setting pace. more »»

River Fracking Debated

February 12, 2015 WHEELING - Although a potential $40 million windfall awaits West Virginia's coffers if Gastar Exploration drills and fracks for natural gas under the Ohio River, at least one legislator does not... more »»

Radiation with Frack Waste Concerns Coast Guard With Shipping Plan

February 11, 2015 WHEELING - The Coast Guard's lead chemical engineer said radioactivity found in drilling or fracking waste from the Marcellus shale formation would disqualify it from being barged on the Ohio River... more »»

Marshall County Considers Gas Lease

February 7, 2015 The Marshall County Commission will wait to decide on signing a lease agreement that one attorney said will set the standard for future leases in the county. more »»



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