Local communities explore natural gas vehicle plan

October 1, 2013 By RON SELAK JR. and BRENDA J. more »»

Major shale player may buy port authority railroad

October 1, 2013 EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio — Another tentative agreement has been reached to sell the Columbiana County Port Authority’s railroad, this time to a subsidiary of major player in the shale gas boom underway... more »»

Compressor Moving To Colerain

September 22, 2013 MT. PLEASANT, Ohio - Joe Zelek does not oppose natural gas drilling in the local area, but when Spectra Energy wanted to build a compressor station in his neighborhood, he knew it could mean troubl. more »»

Brine Site In Ohio Opens

September 22, 2013 NEWPORT, Ohio - As GreenHunter Water officials await the Coast Guard's approval to barge hydraulic fracking waste on the Ohio River from its facility in Warwood, the company has opened a brine... more »»

Ex-Chesapeake CEO heading new shale gas venture

September 5, 2013 LISBON, Ohio — Aubrey McClendon has returned to Columbiana County after parting ways with Chesapeake Energy earlier this year. more »»

Niles opposes drilling

September 5, 2013 NILES, Ohio — In an attempt to stop deep well hydraulic fracturing within the city limits, council voted unanimously last month to adopt a “community bill of rights. more »»

Officials to Halcon: ‘Protect the tranquillity’

September 5, 2013 LORDSTOWN, Ohio — Local elected officials are calling on natural gas and oil companies to find ways to muffle drill site lights and sounds without muffling their profits. more »»

Ohio Leaders Shown $2.2 Billion Gas Plant

August 26, 2013 CADIZ - Ohio lost its first bid for an ethane cracker plant to Pennsylvania. Sen. Rob Portman wants to make sure that doesn't happen again. Portman, R-Ohio, toured MarkWest Energy's $2. more »»

Reports: Shale only part of job picture

August 26, 2013 WARREN, Ohio - About 1,300 workers last year found employment in Ohio's Utica and Marcellus Shale natural gas industry, bringing the number of workers filling Ohio shale drilling-related jobs to... more »»

A Pipe Dream

August 15, 2013 First, there was the mad rush to stake claim on mineral rights for thousands of acres in the Utica Shale Play. Now there is the wait. more »»

Divided community turns out for meeting

August 15, 2013 SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Margaret Henry, who lives just across the state line and less than a mile from the construction site of a new cryogenic natural gas processing plant, is not pleased with... more »»

Teaching the teachers

August 15, 2013 CANFIELD, Ohio — It’s not often non-profit organizations get a chance to teach teachers, but that was the case earlier this month in Mahoning County, where the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education... more »»

Pipemakers: Profits threatened by imports

August 15, 2013 WARREN, Ohio — The resurgence in U.S. more »»

Chesapeake rep: Well production will take years

August 15, 2013 DAMASCUS, Ohio — A Chesapeake Energy representative visited with a local community organization Thursday night to discuss shale drilling in the area. The Damascus Ruritans hosted Keith A. more »»

Utica Shale Play remains part of investor focus

August 15, 2013 SALEM, Ohio — While Columbiana County failed to get a specific mention during Chesapeake Energy’s second-quarter earnings call on Aug. more »»

Ohio counties surveyed for shale development impact

August 15, 2013 SALEM, Ohio — Local government officials in 17 eastern Ohio counties are being asked to take part in an Ohio University surve. more »»

New Ohio gas processing plant, pipeline planned

August 12, 2013 UHRICHSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is getting its sixth natural gas processing plant tied to shale drilling — plus a new pipeline that will carry liquids to the Gulf Coast. more »»

Monroe County Steel Mill Planned

August 12, 2013 HANNIBAL - To support the burgeoning oil and natural gas industry, a company plans to invest $30 million for a new steel mill inside the building that once housed the Ormet Aluminum Rolling Mil. more »»

Kasich Pushes Tax On Drilling

July 17, 2013 COLUMBUS, Ohio - Sen. Lou Gentile is reserving judgment on Gov. John Kasich's plan to increase taxes on the oil and gas industry until he can learn more about exactly how it would impact East Ohio. more »»



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