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 »»

Pipeline Plan Hits Bump In The Road

December 30, 2014 BENWOOD - GreenHunter Resources has encountered a roadblock in its plan to build a pipeline system from Claysville, Pa., to the Ohio River at Benwood. more »»

Drilling OK’d Under Park

December 27, 2014 Moundsville City Council has agreed to allow Chevron to drill for natural gas beneath Valley Fork Park, but officials said residents won't notice any surface disruption as a result. more »»

Marshall County EMS Granted Funding for Mobile Command Center

December 25, 2014 At the Marshall County Commission meeting Tuesday, a grant from the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety totaling $115,000 completed the funding process for the Office of... more »»

Dominion Fined $55K for Violations

December 14, 2014 The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is seeking comment on action being taken against Dominion Transmission for violations of the Water Pollution Control Ac. more »»

Chevron partners with Benedum Foundation to educate work force

November 28, 2014 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. more »»

Industrial park growing

November 25, 2014 By JOSELYN KING Shale Play BENWOOD, W.V. more »»

Ohio, Marshall County mineral owners sign for $100M, royalties would be more

November 24, 2014 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. more »»

DEP Takes Comments on Air Permit for Power Plant

November 17, 2014 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. more »»

Industrial Park Continues Growth

November 10, 2014 BENWOOD -- Particles of sand intended for use by the local gas drilling industry have been blowing across Benwood's industrial park and into residential neighborhoods in South Benwood, and now the... more »»

Another Pipeline Is On the Way

October 31, 2014 Whether they build gathering pipelines, supply pipelines or interstate pipelines, contractors continue their work to move Marcellus and and Utica shale natural gas through Marshall County. more »»

Chevron, Benedum To Educate Work Force

October 29, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - Hoping to give students growing up in the Marcellus shale region the opportunity to work in the oil and natural gas industry, Chevron will partner with the Claude Worthington Benedum... more »»

Gastar Plans River Drilling

October 27, 2014 WHEELING - Because his company spent more than $500 million while successfully fracking 64 Marcellus and Utica shale wells in Marshall County, Mike McCown believes Gastar Exploration can extract... more »»

Opinions divided on path of pipeline from Utica Shale

October 21, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — A proposed $5 billion pipeline that would deliver natural gas from the Utica and Marcellus Shale Plays to the southeastern U.. more »»



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