Switzerland Schools Cashing In on Drilling

November 24, 2013 BEALLSVILLE - Switzerland of Ohio Local Schools has received more than $1 million so far from Marcellus and Utica shale drilling deals, but Treasurer Lance Erlwein said Ohio's largest school distric... more »»

Students Told of ‘Rewarding’ Futures in Oil, Gas Industry

November 24, 2013 To get a better understanding of the career paths available to young people in the gas and oil industry, nearly 200 seniors from John Marshall and Cameron high schools heard from representatives fro... more »»

Blue Racer Production Is Still Stuck in Neutral

November 24, 2013 NATRIUM - Marcellus and Utica shale companies depending on the Blue Racer Midstream plant for processing are out of luck until at least January, as the facility remains completely shut down after... more »»

Belmont County Up to 50 Utica Shale Permits; Harrison at 141

November 24, 2013 ST. CLAIRSVILLE - Still in the early stages of the Utica Shale rush, Gulfport Energy, Hess Cor. more »»

Tomblin: Cracker A Game-Changer

November 15, 2013 PARKERSBURG - The proposed development of a new petrochemical complex - an ethane cracker plant - in Wood County will be a game changer for the entire state of West Virginia, Gov. more »»

Officials See Much Potential For Economic Development

November 15, 2013 PARKERSBURG - With the announcement of the possible development of a multi-billion dollar ethane cracker plant in Wood County, many local and state officials are looking forward to economic... more »»

Consol Moving Forward With Gas

November 15, 2013 PITTSBURGH - Emphasizing the move could "truly change the world," Consol Energy President Nick DeIuliis said selling five coal mines to raise cash to drill more Marcellus and Utica shale natural gas... more »»

Local Ethane, Natural Gas Making Way to Gulf Coast

November 12, 2013 WHEELING - Up to 400,000 barrels of Marcellus and Utica shale ethane, propane and butane will head south each day by 2016 because of pipeline agreements between MarkWest Energy and Kinder Morgan In. more »»

Gas Leasing Still Hot in Valley

November 12, 2013 North, south, east and west, natural gas abstractors continue flooding courthouses throughout the Upper Ohio Valley in the effort to lock up land for Utica and Marcellus shale drilling. more »»

Pipeline Problems Mounting

November 12, 2013 WHEELING - When 6,000 gallons of water and "drilling mud" blasted into Becky and John Wieczorkowski's Valley Grove home last month, it was only the latest in a string of natural gas pipeline-related... more »»

Gas Cryo Plant Has More Potential

November 12, 2013 KENSINGTON, Ohio - After touring the Utica East Ohio Buckeye cryogenic processing complex this week, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Director Scott Nally said one of his takeaways was the scale... more »»

Local Gas To Warm Cities

November 6, 2013 MOUNDSVILLE - About 1 million residents along the Eastern Seaboard will heat their homes with Marcellus Shale natural gas drawn from northern West Virginia this winter, thanks to the Williams Energy... more »»

Oil, Gas Money Flowing Into Wheeling

November 6, 2013 WHEELING - The Wheeling Park Commission and the city of Wheeling are beginning to reap the financial rewards from a 2009 drilling deal signed with Chesapeake Energy. more »»

Activist Brings Anti-Frack Film Sequel to Valley

November 6, 2013 WHEELING -- Those watching "Gasland Part 2" at the Ohio County Public Library on Tuesday got to meet one of the individuals appearing in the documentary film, as former Pittsburgh city councilman... more »»

George W. Bush to Talk Energy in Pittsburgh

November 6, 2013 Former President George W. Bush is coming to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center Nov. 14 to address the oil and natural gas industry during the fifth annual DUG East Conference and Exhibition. more »»

Coast Guard Wants Input on Frack Waste Barging

November 6, 2013 WHEELING -- Those wishing to comment on whether companies such as GreenHunter Water should barge natural gas fracking waste have until Nov. 29 to let the Coast Guard know their concerns. more »»

Valley Grove Home Destroyed

October 30, 2013 VALLEY GROVE, W.Va. more »»

Pipeline Drilling Mud Enters Creek

October 30, 2013 VALLEY GROVE, W.Va. more »»

Shale Output Surges

October 30, 2013 WHEELING - Consol Energy is pumping 17 percent more natural gas than it did last year, a continuing pattern among numerous companies that shows overall Marcellus Shale production is six times higher... more »»



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