Columbia Pushing For Mountaineer XPress

October 5, 2015 WHEELING - Columbia Pipeline Group plans to ship 2.7 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day southward from Marshall County via its $2 billion Mountaineer XPress pipeline project. more »»

Museum Examines More Than a Century of Mountaineer Drilling

October 4, 2015 WHEELING - So excited were Sistersville area oil speculators in the 1890s and 1900s that the town's population swelled from about 500 residents to roughly 15,000 in just a few years, while about 100... more »»

States Must Weigh Response To Clean Power Plan Carefully

October 3, 2015 WHEELING - West Virginia leaders who may be considering a "just say no" approach to the U.S. more »»

Gee: WVU Must Fuel Job Creation Through New Ideas

October 3, 2015 WHEELING - West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee sees job creation as one of the school's chief missions - but perhaps not in the way many people view the term. more »»

MarkWest Official Says Storage Needed for Ethane Cracker

October 1, 2015 WHEELING - Whether it's PTT Global Chemical, Royal Dutch Shell, Odebrecht or another firm, a MarkWest Energy official believes any developer looking to spend billions for an ethane cracker in the... more »»

Companies Spending Billions

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

Small Quake Hits Harrison County

September 30, 2015 A small earthquake hit Harrison County late Tuesday, according to Emergency Management Agency Director Eric Wilson. The earthquake struck the Moorefield Township area, about 10. more »»

Murray: Stream rule will end longwall mining

September 25, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play PITTSBURGH — Robert . more »»

Three new drilling permits issued

September 24, 2015 By LARRY SHIELDS Shale Play SALEM, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported three new horizontal drilling permits were issued in the Utica/Point Pleasant for the week ending Aug. 8. more »»

Thai villagers say gas drilling sickens them, ruins crops

September 24, 2015 BANGKOK (AP) - More than 100 students and villagers crowded into a northeast Thailand college forum to hear about American gas companies conducting drilling operations in their region. more »»

Over-sized fracking coil tears out bridge

September 23, 2015 By PATTI SCHAEFFER Shale Play COLUMBIANA, Ohio — It’s been said that 13 is an unlucky number, and James Bumbarger most likely feels this way after his over-sized load of fracking coil didn’t pass... more »»

YSU resumes ‘Energy and the Environment’ lecture series

September 23, 2015 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University has resumed its Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment for the fall semester. The program, which kicked off Sept. 9, continues through Nov. 18. more »»

Ohio posts record natural gas production, despite lower prices

September 21, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio — Oil is commonly known as black gold, and Rice Energy’s Gold Digger well pumped a prolific . more »»

Dominion pipeline, export facility progressing

September 21, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. more »»

Burger plant set for demolition, site could be home to new ethane cracker

September 19, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play DILLES BOTTOM, Ohio — Although Ohio leaders remain tight-lipped about a $5.7 billion ethane cracker that may come to the Belmont County site, FirstEnergy Corp. more »»

$782K to support pipeline safety

September 18, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. more »»

PTT invests $100M for engineering

September 16, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. John Kasich believes PTT Global Chemical is on third base and heading for home in terms of building its $5. more »»

Ethane Crackers Are Cropping Up

September 14, 2015 WHEELING - It remains to be seen if Belmont County will ultimately land the $. more »»

American Energy Dispute At an End

September 14, 2015 WHEELING - Since he had to object to an Ohio Department of Natural Resources plan that would have allowed natural gas companies to drill into his coal seams in 2012, Robert E. more »»

Environmentalists Seek Disposal Rules

September 14, 2015 WHEELING - Agencies such as the West Virginia Surface Rights Organization, the Environmental Integrity Project, the Natural Resources Defense Council and Earthworks are now threatening to sue the... more »»



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