Gas Industry Pushing For Forced Pooling

December 25, 2015 WHEELING - Whether his fellow legislators want to call the practice "forced pooling" or "lease integration," Delegate Pat McGeehan, R-Hancock, believes allowing natural gas drillers to extract... more »»

More Natural Gas Infrastructure Is Needed

December 19, 2015 WHEELING -Prices for all natural gas remain depressed, but Joe Eddy said Marcellus and Utica shale drillers are now selling their product for just 75 cents per 1,000 cubic feet, which is leading som... more »»

Demolition Begins at Burger Site; Deal Not Finalized

December 9, 2015 DILLES BOTTOM - FirstEnergy Corp. officials hope to return the closed R.E. more »»

Towing Companies Doing The Heavy Lifting for Gas Industry

December 7, 2015 WHEELING - As the oil and natural gas industry has grown dramatically throughout the Ohio Valley during the past few years, so has the demand for heavy duty towing and recovery services. more »»

In Wheeling, Gov. Tomblin Predicts Turnaround for Coal, Gas Prices

December 4, 2015 West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin predicts more growth and development in the state in the coming years because he anticipates coal and natural gas prices will rise. more »»

Gastar Selling Property in Marshall, Wetzel Counties

November 23, 2015 WHEELING - West Virginia Northern Community College students continue preparing for careers in the Marcellus and Utica shale fields even as area natural gas producers struggle with prices at $2 per... more »»

Gas Severance Tax Topic at Town Hall

November 20, 2015 WHEELING -Those buying a pair of shoes at The Highlands pay a higher rate of tax to the state of West Virginia than do the Marcellus and Utica shale drillers sucking oil and natural gas from beneath... more »»

Dominion Grants WVNCC $18,250 for New Software

November 18, 2015 Dominion Resources has awarded West Virginia Northern Community College a grant of $18,250 that will be used for computer software to aid classroom instruction in the school's Petroleum Technology... more »»

Natural Gas-Fueled Towboat To Be Built in Ohio Valley

November 13, 2015 RAYLAND - Development of the area's Marcellus and Utica shale reserves may allow towboats that power barges along the Ohio River to run on natural gas rather than diesel fuel, a measure that would... more »»

Experts Urge Power Plan Involvement

November 3, 2015 WHEELING - Two experts highlighted the importance of public response and involvement in examining officials' reaction to the U.S. more »»

Experts Urge Power Plan Involvement

November 3, 2015 WHEELING - Two experts highlighted the importance of public response and involvement in examining officials' reaction to the U.S. more »»

Miller Opposes PILOT Provision

October 30, 2015 WHEELING - Last year, Marshall County Commissioner Bob Miller voted against the payment in lieu of tax agreement that will allow Moundsville Power to avoid paying property taxes on its planned $615... more »»

Gov. Tomblin Taking Steps to Submit Carbon Plan

October 29, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) - West Virginia Gov. more »»

Groups Want Review of Pipelines

October 27, 2015 RICHMOND, Va. more »»

W.Va., Ohio and Pa. Team for Shale Development

October 25, 2015 WHEELING - Governors from Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania said a multi-billion-dollar ethane cracker built in any of their states would prove mutually beneficial - even if they really hope to... more »»

Moundsville Power Plant Developer Promises Communication

October 23, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE - Moundsville Power developer Andrew Dorn appeared before the Marshall County commission Tuesday morning, pledging improved communication with community leaders as the proposed natural... more »»

Drilling and Production Down

October 22, 2015 WHEELING -The U.. more »»

Gas Becoming Natural Choice

October 22, 2015 WHEELING - Largely due to fracking in shale formations such as the Marcellus and Utica, the cost of producing electricity from natural gas fell from being 5. more »»

Drilling Industry Is Boosting Economy

October 17, 2015 WHEELING - In the year 2020, West Virginia should produce 2 trillion cubic feet of natural gas - an amount nearly double the volume the state yielded last year. more »»



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