Government Failed To Inspect Wells

May 13, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government has failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells it considers potentially high risks for water contamination and other environmental damage, congressional... more »»

Marshall Property Values May Rise

May 13, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - The Marshall County Assessor's Office expects a state mandate requiring property values be assessed at a minimum of 90 percent of recent sales in a neighborhood could cause an increase... more »»

N.Y. Developer Seeks To Build Gas Power Plant

April 25, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - By 2018, private developer Moundsville Power LLC of Buffalo, N.Y. more »»

Councilman Blocks Truck

April 25, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - Councilman Phil Remke is so serious about keeping wide-load trucks out of places in Moundsville they are not supposed to be that he pulled out in front of one to stop it while travelin... more »»

Local Vendors Benefiting From Drilling Boom

April 25, 2014 WHEELING - Eagle Manufacturing soon will hire about 25 additional employees as it prepares to roll out a new spill containment system for oil and gas drilling rig sites, according to its CEO, Joe... more »»

No Action Against Williams For Marshall Pipeline Blast

April 25, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - Although the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection declared the April 5 Williams Energy natural gas pipeline rupture an "explosion" resulting in fire that scorched trees... more »»

Utica Shale Rush Comes to W.Va.

April 14, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - For several years, companies drilled into the Marcellus Shale in West Virginia and the Utica Shale in Ohio. Now the Utica rush has come to the Mountain State. more »»

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 »»



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