Chesapeake delays Utica Shale operations report

May 27, 2014 SALEM, Ohio — During Chesapeake Energy’s first quarter earnings call, Chris Doyle, senior vice president of operations for the northern division, said the company will provide more detailed... more »»

Cyprus looks to move fast with gas search

May 27, 2014 NICOSIA, Cyprus — A land-based facility to process Cyprus’ new offshore gas remains a top priority, but the search for additional sources of the fuel must move quickly to keep up with a rapidly... more »»

Tax Hike for Drillers OK’d

May 20, 2014 COLUMBUS (AP) - After years of debate, a tax compromise backed by the oil and gas industry cleared the Republican-led state House on Wednesday amid criticism from Democrats who said it failed to... more »»

Village Citizens Oppose Drilling Waste Plan

May 20, 2014 Village officials in Barnesville on Monday set the record straight regarding a proposed plan to allow the East Ohio Regional Industrial Park on Ohio 800 to accept gas drilling waste products. more »»

Political Fighting Over Keystone XL Threatens Energy Savings Bill

May 20, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) - A widely popular, bipartisan energy savings bill fell victim in the Senate on Monday to election-year politics and the Obama administration's continued indecision on the Keystone X... more »»

Cracker Plant Moving Forward

May 20, 2014 PARKERSBURG - The company working on plans to possibly build an ethane cracker facility in Wood County has applied for West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection permits to move forward in... more »»

Company Submits To Frack Standard

May 20, 2014 PITTSBURGH (AP) - An uncommon partnership between oil and gas companies and some environmental groups has accepted its first application for a certification program aimed at promoting voluntary but... more »»

Chevron Has 52 Wells In Marshall County

May 13, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - Even as the company maintains operations in Argentina, Australia and Southeast Asia, global oil giant Chevron has 52 oil and natural gas wells in Marshall County, according to West... more »»

orn: County Will Buy Title to Power Plant for $1

May 13, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - In exchange for purchasing Moundsville Power LLC's planned $615 million natural gas power plant upon its completion, Marshall County commissioners would collect about $31 million in... more »»

More Drillers Exploring Utica Shale

May 13, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - Stone Energy Corp. and Gastar Exploration join Fossil Creek Ohio in digging into the Utica Shale formation underlying much of Marshall, Wetzel and Ohio counties. more »»

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 »»

 
 
 

 

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