North Texas city rejects partial fracking ban

July 25, 2014 DENTON, Texas (AP) — The council governing a North Texas city that sits atop a large natural gas reserve rejected a bid July 15 that would have made it the first city in the state to ban further... more »»

24 new shale drilling permits issued July 1

July 25, 2014 SALEM, Ohio — The drilling rig count in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale region stood at 41 July 1, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resource. more »»

Unimin Sand building silos in Benwood

July 25, 2014 BENWOOD, W.Va. — The Unimin Sand Corp. more »»

WVNCC Will Offer Petro Tech

July 21, 2014 WHEELING, W.V. more »»

Moundsville Will Be Scaling Back

July 21, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - As the Marcellus Shale blitz heated up in late 2010, Moundsville officials purchased a set of road scales to measure the weight of trucks they believed were carrying too much cargo, al... more »»

Students Set On Early Career Paths

July 21, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. -- Moundsville Middle School teacher Jessica O'Dell said helping younger students explore a career path early on could prevent them from dropping out of school later. more »»

Marshall County Sees Reward From Severance

July 21, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. -- Marshall County commissioners plan to help install some additional water lines and perform some maintenance work on the county courthouse with the $2. more »»

Local Ohio Wells Lead Production Increase

July 14, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE - One Monroe County Utica Shale well yielded 1. more »»

Rice Paying $336M for Chesapeake Sites

July 14, 2014 After finding 41 million cubic feet of Utica Shale natural gas per day via its Belmont County Bigfoot well, Rice Energy officials are now turning their attention east by paying $336 million to... more »»

GreenHunter Still Eyes Panhandle for Pipeline

July 14, 2014 WHEELING - The destination point for GreenHunter Resources' planned pipeline to carry water, brine and hydrocarbons through Pennsylvania and West Virginia to the Ohio River will be somewhere in the... more »»

Unimin Sand Corp. Planning to Build Silos in Benwood

July 14, 2014 The Unimin Sand Corp. plans to build silos in Benwood to contain their product, and city leaders say the silos are necessary if the company wants to avoid a $500 daily citation in the futur. more »»

Harrison County Oil and Gas Industry Traffic Spurs Concern

July 14, 2014 Three years ago, perhaps a dozen vehicles per day would be traveling on the gravel township roads of Harrison County. more »»

Miller Opposes Power Plant Tax Incentives

July 2, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — Marshall County Commissioner Bob Miller supports the idea of using natural gas to generate electricity. more »»

McClendon spends $4.25B on new shale investments

July 2, 2014 WOODSFIELD, Ohio — Aubrey McClendon’s new American Energy Partners firm plans to drill about 2,600 Utica Shale wells across eastern Ohio over the next decade — and acquiring 27,000 acres in Monroe... more »»

Exporting liquid natural gas will bolster infrastructure and economic growth

July 2, 2014 Across the country, natural gas development is giving new life to economic recovery and revitalizing entire regions, and West Virginia is no exception. more »»

Vallourec Star recognized for environmental stewardship

July 2, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN — A Youngstown pipe mill has been recognized by the Steel Manufacturers Association for its environmental stewardship and the outstanding results achieved at its new state-of-the-art wate... more »»



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