Injection well decision expected next month

May 22, 2015 WEATHERSFIELD, Ohio — A decision on whether American Water Management Services In. more »»

 
 
 
Chamber president believes oil and gas activity will resume

May 22, 2015 By TOM GIAMBRONI Shale Play LISBON — While new oil and gas activity may have ground to a halt in Columbiana County, the slowdown is expected to be a lull before eventually resuming, at least... more »»

Utica Shale Academy prepares to graduate first class May 28

May 22, 2015 SALINEVILLE — The Utica Shale Academy is preparing to graduate its first class on May 28, adding some newly minted prospects to the oil and gas workforc. more »»

Scientists convinced of tie between earthquakes and drilling

May 18, 2015 LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the evidence coming in from one study after another, scientists are now more certain than ever that oil and gas drilling is causing hundreds upon hundreds of earthquakes... more »»

Drilling fluid spill stretches 27 miles along Ohio 164

May 18, 2015 By STEVE RAPPACH Shale Play SALINEVILLE, Ohio — Traffic along Ohio 644 and 39 was closed for nearly five hours April 23 after a truck leaked shale oil throughout Carroll and Columbiana counties. more »»

W.Va. Lacks Pipeline Oversight

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

Northern Panhandle counties rake in gas, oil severance tax

May 17, 2015 WHEELING, W.Va. — In 2014, West Virginia distributed more than $13 million to cities and counties as part of the state’s growing natural gas and oil severance tax. About 30 percent of that total — $3. more »»

Franklin Township ends RUMA with Chesapeake

May 17, 2015 By STEVE RAPPACH Shale Play SUMMITVILLE, Ohio — The current state of two Franklin Township roads along with an oil and gas company’s refusal to cooperate has prompted trustees to sever its road use... more »»

Williams building $2.1 billion Atlantic Sunrise pipeline

May 16, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. — Williams Energy plans to service 7 million homes from New York City to Georgia with about . more »»

Pipeline developer sues landowners for access

May 16, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. more »»

Drillers still taking water from Ohio Creeks

May 15, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play GLENCOE, Ohio — XTO Energy stopped drawing frack water from McMahon Creek in Belmont County in December, but the company is one of several Utica and Marcellus shale... more »»

Drilling permits continue to decline

May 15, 2015 By LARRY SHIELDS Shale Play SALEM, Ohio — Oil and gas permitting activity in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play has dropped off considerably and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported... more »»

Despite lower prices, MarkWest keeps growing

May 14, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play CADIZ, Ohio — Even faced with lower oil and natural gas prices, Marcellus and Utica shale processors continue building billions of dollars in infrastructure throughout th... more »»

Report: Fracking releases radon

May 13, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. — A new report indicates fracking could help the United States recover up to 2. more »»

Future of Wood County cracker plant in doubt

May 13, 2015 By JESS MANCINI Shale Play PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A statement from a company studying an ethane cracker plant in Wood County is again fueling speculation the multi-billion-dollar complex won’t be built. more »»

Power plant officials plan to proceed with Follansbee site

May 13, 2015 By WARREN SCOTT ­Shale Play WELLSBURG, W.Va. more »»

Groups ask for federal review of Ohio injection-well program

May 12, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A coalition of environmental and community groups asked a federal watchdog office on Wednesday to investigate alleged legal violations by the state's injection well approval... more »»

GAO: Gov't waste of natural gas costing taxpayers millions

May 11, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Significant amounts of natural gas on federal lands are being wasted, costing taxpayers tens of millions of dollars each year and adding to harmful greenhouse gas emissions, a... more »»

GW National Forest survey for natural gas line gets US OK

May 11, 2015 ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The Forest Service is giving the green light to surveying in the George Washington National Forest for a proposed natural gas pipeline. The surveying would be along 4. more »»

Study: Trace amount of drilling fluid found in water well

May 11, 2015 Toxic fluids used in drilling and hydraulic fracturing likely escaped an unlined borehole and migrated thousands of feet into a residential drinking-water supply in Pennsylvania, according to a stud... more »»

 
 

 

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