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 »»

Ohio Has $33.8B In Shale Projects

November 16, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE - Counting the proposed $5. 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 »»

Groups Push Back On Ethanol

November 14, 2015 WHEELING - As the Environmental Protection Agency works to cut carbon dioxide power plant pollution, a study shows the agency's Renewable Fuel Standard has added 2 million tons of new CO2 emissions... 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 »»

N.C. governor criticized in ad for shale gas exploration

November 12, 2015 RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A coalition of environmental groups is on television again, criticizing Go. more »»

Several oil, gas pipelines planned for Pa.

November 10, 2015 HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — While the last decade of oil and gas development has been largely contained to the shale regions of Pennsylvania, the next phase will tunnel through the midstate. more »»

Columbiana property owners file lawsuit against Chesapeake

November 9, 2015 By DEANNE JOHNSON Shale Play YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Three local property owners have filed a class action lawsuit in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court claiming Chesapeake Exploration LLC, its... more »»

Officials prepare to work on spending plans

November 9, 2015 By VIRGINIA SHANK Shale Play Girard and Youngstown officials preparing to hash out their 2016 spending plans will soon be counting the cost of two rounds of layoffs at Vallourec Star this year. more »»

Columbiana County leases are coming due for renewal

November 6, 2015 By TOM GIAMBRONI Shale Play LISBON, Ohio — During the fall of 2010 the first large wave of property owners began signing five-year leases with oil and gas developers, heralding the start of what... more »»

Iraqis tour N.D. to study gas-capturing technologies

November 6, 2015 BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Iraqi government has turned to North Dakota for help in finding solutions to the wasteful burning of natural gas that’s a byproduct of oil production. more »»

House OKs lifting 40-year-old U.S. ban on crude oil exports

November 4, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) - Defying a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House recently approved a bill to lift a 40-year-old U.S. ban on crude oil exports. 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 »»

Investors Striking Out at Striking It Rich

October 30, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) - When Karen Robinson's husband died, she worried she wouldn't have enough money to raise her two young girls and save for retiremen. 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 »»



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