DEP: Marshall Pipeline Rupture Scorched Trees Over Two Acres

April 14, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection continues investigating the Williams Energy 12-inch natural gas pipeline rupture that took place in Marshall County's Marcellus... more »»

Ohio Links Fracking To Earthquakes

April 14, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio - Geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to hydraulic fracturing, leading the state to issue new permit... more »»

Little Impact Felt Locally

April 14, 2014 NEW MARTINSVILLE - The impact of the natural gas boom in Wetzel County - both good and bad - pales in comparison to other Tri-State area counties also experiencing a surge in drilling activity,... more »»

EMA Director Calls For Better Well Info

April 14, 2014 WHEELING - As the natural gas industry continues to transform the area, West Virginia still doesn't know enough about who is responsible for all the state's wells and the growing maze of pipelines... more »»

Pipeline Blast Rattles Moundsville Residents

April 8, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. -- Cooking breakfast in his kitchen shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday, Frank Elza Jr. more »»

Foul Play Not Eyed in Man’s Death

April 8, 2014 Marshall County Sheriffs deputies found Charles Taylor, 37, of Moundsville, dead at about 6 p.m. Monday at a pump station along Big Wheeling Creek. more »»

Pipeline Rupture at Oak Grove Site Leads to Fire

April 8, 2014 BELMONT - A natural gas industry worker died Saturday after a piece of equipment crushed him at the Rice Energy drilling site in Belmont County, Sheriff David Lucas sai. more »»

Williams to Sound Alarm Siren Weekly

April 8, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - As Williams Energy prepares to distill ethane via the superload machines that recently arrived at the Oak Grove facility, the company will begin sounding an alert siren at noon every... more »»

Antero Backs ‘Cracker’ Project

March 27, 2014 WHEELING - Locally produced natural gas could eventually be on its way to the proposed Odebrecht ethane cracker in Wood County, as Antero Resources has agreed to provide about half the ethane that... more »»

Second ‘Superload’ Reaches Destination; Third Set for June

March 27, 2014 OAK GROVE - As its de-ethanizer pulled into the Oak Grove natural gas processing facility at about 12:30 p.m. more »»

Benefit Of Drilling Tax Hike Argued

March 27, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The administration of Gov. more »»

Permits Are Sought For Labor Camps

March 27, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - A new type of temporary housing is showing up in Marshall County, as energy companies are now seeking permits for "labor camps" for those working in the natural gas industry. more »»

County Seeking Help With Holes

March 27, 2014 Delegate David Evans, R-Marshall, once enjoyed swerving his vehicle back and forth at fairs and parks that offered bumper cars rides, but he wishes his daily commutes along U.S. more »»

Second ‘Superload’ Sunday

March 20, 2014 BENWOOD - For the second time in two months, a Williams Energy de-ethanizer weighing about 510,000 pounds and stretching nearly a half-football-field long found its way to the CSX rail yard via train. more »»

McKinley Talks Trip To Israel, Natural Gas

March 20, 2014 Much like the Ohio Valley, Israel is just beginning to realize the possibilities of tapping its vast natural gas reserves, Rep. David McKinley said. McKinley, R-W.Va., and Re. more »»

Marshall County Gas Tax Jumps by $358,000

March 20, 2014 Marshall County's share of oil and gas severance tax revenue has increased by more than $358,000 during the past three years, but none of that money will be used to work on roads, county officials... more »»

Eco-Groups Unhappy With Frack Waste Bill

March 20, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) - Environmentalists raised concerns about a bill that won final passage Friday in the West Virginia legislature that would overturn caps on how much drilling waste several landfills... more »»

Drilling Effects Survey Online

March 20, 2014 To determine the possible impact of Marcellus shale gas drilling on air quality and people's health, an online survey is being conducted by a local health department. more »»

Another $1.25B for Buckeye Drilling

March 13, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE - By raising another $1. more »»



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