High Pollution Found Near Wells

November 2, 2014 CLEVELAND (AP) - A study in a rural Ohio county where oil and gas drilling is booming found air pollution levels near well sites higher than those in downtown Chicago. more »»

Another Pipeline Is On the Way

October 31, 2014 Whether they build gathering pipelines, supply pipelines or interstate pipelines, contractors continue their work to move Marcellus and and Utica shale natural gas through Marshall County. more »»

Chevron, Benedum To Educate Work Force

October 29, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - Hoping to give students growing up in the Marcellus shale region the opportunity to work in the oil and natural gas industry, Chevron will partner with the Claude Worthington Benedum... more »»

Local Natural Gas Flows Skyrocketing

October 29, 2014 WHEELING - In 2011, Ohio County's natural gas production, via three traditional vertical wells, came in at 84,000 cubic feet. more »»

Billion-Dollar Projects To ‘Become the Norm’

October 28, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - As natural gas production in the Marcellus Shale region increases, the next issue is getting the gas to market. That's where the pipelines come i. more »»

Gastar Plans River Drilling

October 27, 2014 WHEELING - Because his company spent more than $500 million while successfully fracking 64 Marcellus and Utica shale wells in Marshall County, Mike McCown believes Gastar Exploration can extract... more »»

Driller Pays $13,015 Per Acre for Chesapeake Assets

October 27, 2014 WHEELING - Some of the lease contracts Chesapeake Energy acquired for Marcellus and Utica shale drilling paid mineral owners as little as $5 per acre, but the Oklahoma City-based firm last week sold... more »»

Proposed natural gas terminal upsets residents

October 25, 2014 By ALYSSA MANEVAL Shale Play WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Many Upper Fairfield (Pa. more »»

Marietta reviews bid on property mineral rights

October 25, 2014 By JASMINE ROGERS Shale Play MARIETTA, Ohio — The single bid received by the city to lease mineral rights on two pieces of Marietta property was reviewed by members of council late last month durin... more »»

Students gain RigPass certification through Utica Shale Academy

October 25, 2014 SALINEVILLE, Ohio — Students took the first step to prepare for working in the oil and gas field by gaining their RigPass certification through the Utica Shale Academy. more »»

Antero Resources granted extension to address well situation

October 25, 2014 By EVAN BEVINS Shale Play WEST UNION, W.V. more »»

Oil, rail industries want 7 years to fix tank cars

October 24, 2014 By JOAN LOWY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The oil and railroad industries are urging federal regulators to allow them as long as seven years to upgrade existing tank cars that transport highly... more »»

Maryland sees little risk to water from fracking

October 24, 2014 By DAVID DISHNEAU Associated Press HAGERSTOWN, Md. more »»

Record $4.5M fine pursued against driller

October 24, 2014 By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Pennsylvania environmental regulators are pursuing a record $4. more »»

Gas drillers draw less water, but concerns linger

October 22, 2014 By KEVIN BEGOS Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — The gas drilling industry in Pennsylvania is recycling more and more water and one river basin commission now reports drillers there are drawing les... more »»

Three new permits issued in Ohio

October 22, 2014 By LARRY SHIELDS Shale Play SALEM, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued three horizontal drilling permits in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play for the week ending on Oct 4. more »»

Opinions divided on path of pipeline from Utica Shale

October 21, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — A proposed $5 billion pipeline that would deliver natural gas from the Utica and Marcellus Shale Plays to the southeastern U.. more »»

Energy department predicts lower heating bills

October 21, 2014 Here’s the outlook for customers of the four most common heating fuels based on current forecast. more »»

‘Pack of thieves’ targeting natural gas workers

October 20, 2014 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. more »»



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