Consol developing 622K Utica acres, Monroe County center of operations

August 11, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play PITTSBURGH — Since selling five West Virginia coal mines for $3. more »»

‘blue states’ push clean power plan

May 4, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. more »»

TransCanada buys Columbia Pipeline for $13B

May 3, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.V. more »»

EPA moves on methane, opposition to fracking mounts

May 1, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio — The U.S. more »»

Rep. David McKinley seeks long-term energy policy

April 30, 2016 WHEELING, W.Va. — U.S. Rep. more »»

Statoil gives Monroe County $100K for blast

April 23, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WOODSFIELD, Ohio — A June 28, 2014, blast at the Statoil Eisenbarth natural gas fracking site in Monroe County contributed to the death of 70,000 fish, frogs, crayfish,... more »»

Local CEO Promotes Coal At WLU

April 23, 2016 By DREW PARKER Shale Play WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. more »»

Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. Files for Bankruptcy

December 23, 2015 WHEELING - One year ago today, about 30 Monroe County residents returned to their homes after Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. more »»

Frack Foes Fear Release of Radium in Wayne National Forest

November 22, 2015 WHEELING - Opponents of natural gas fracking in the 241,000-acre Wayne National Forest believe the process will release radioactive radium and other hazardous materials, while those in favor said... more »»

Ohio Legislators Get Tour Of Industry

November 16, 2015 HANNIBAL - Ohio Sen. Lou Gentile and U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan visited the Hannibal Industrial Park on Thursday to tour the site and discuss developing more oil and gas-related jobs there. more »»

Amid Price Drop, U.S. to Lead in Oil

January 20, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) - Plunging oil prices have hurt American companies in the short run, but increased U.S. more »»

Wheeling Chamber Leadership Class to Tour Natural Gas Rig

January 19, 2015 Lawyers, bankers and administrators will trade in their dress shoes for work boots when heading out for their tour of a Marcellus shale natural gas drilling rig site as part of the 2015 Wheeling Are... more »»

Forced Pooling, Taxes Discussed

January 18, 2015 WHEELING - State Sen. more »»

Cause Of Methane Geyser Sought

January 18, 2015 SARDIS - Ohio Department of Natural Resources officials this week continued their investigation into the cause of a Monroe County well accident that caused an undetermined amount of natural gas to... more »»

Methane Geyser Fixed

December 28, 2014 SARDIS - After more than a week of being displaced, people living near Magnum Hunter's Stalder well pad can spend Christmas at home as workers on Dec. more »»

Methane Geyser Hits 10th Day

December 23, 2014 SARDIS - For a 10th consecutive day, people living near a giant Magnum Hunter Utica Shale natural gas well needed to find somewhere to spend the night, as a geyser of methane spouted from the Stalde... more »»

Fifty Monroe County Residents Still Displaced by Magnum Hunter Gas Leak

December 20, 2014 As it has for nearly a week, Utica Shale natural gas continues leaking from the Triad Hunter Stalder well pad near Sardis - while about 50 nearby residents continue waiting for their lives to return... more »»

Triad Hunter, ODNR Working to Prevent Explosion After Monroe Well ‘Blowout’

December 16, 2014 SARDIS - Triad Hunter and state investigators CONTINUE working to determine how the company's natural gas well on the Stalder pad in Monroe County began leaking Saturday, an event that led to the... more »»

Eagle Ford is giving new life to ghost town

December 2, 2014 HELENA, Texas (AP) — On a hot Saturday at high noon, Helena seemed like the frontier town it once was. Spurs jangled. A crowd gathered to watch a gunfight. Shots rang out. more »»

Pipeline shut down after blast

November 30, 2014 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play HANNIBAL, Ohio — An 8-inch Blue Racer Midstream natural gas condensate pipeline exploded late last month in Monroe County. more »»

Consol Continues Producing More Gas

November 4, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - Whether it's ethane, propane, butane or dry methane natural gas, Consol Energy is increasing output, as the the company's Utica shale production from July 1-Sept. more »»



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