Clean Power Plan Targets States That Depend on Coal

August 4, 2015 WHEELING - With coal generating nearly all the state's electricity, West Virginia residential customers pay just over 10 cents per kilowatt hour, which is about enough power to run a television for... more »»

Energy Export Bill Gets First Nod in Senate Committee

August 4, 2015 WHEELING - On Friday, the price of oil trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange dipped below $47 per barrel, less than half its $100 value at this time last year, while natural gas is down by... more »»

Ohio Implements New Well Rules

July 27, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE - Ohio Rep. more »»

Pipeline Project Fuels Controversy

July 26, 2015 WHEELING - Before the end of 2016, one driller plans to ship 61,500 total barrels of Marcellus and Utica shale ethane, butane and propane per day to the Marcus Hook industrial center near... more »»

Lots Of Gas May Stay In Ground

July 26, 2015 WHEELING -The Utica Shale formation may hold 782 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, but officials said that does not necessarily mean it will make economic sense to extract such an amount when the... more »»

Research Links Living Near Fracking to Illness

July 25, 2015 WHEELING - Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University believe proximity to natural gas fracking operations makes people more likely to require hospitalization for heart... more »»

Natural gas firm asked to show it’s not causing Texas quakes

July 23, 2015 FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A natural gas extraction company controlled by energy giant Exxon Mobil sought to prove that it is not to blame for a recent rash of small earthquakes in North Texas,... more »»

Interest in Columbiana County’s Utica Shale remains strong

July 21, 2015 By KATIE WHITE Shale Play LISBON, Ohio — Interest in the commodity below the surface of the ground is still going strong as oil and gas companies are continuing to secure permits for horizontal... more »»

Feds Tightening Pipeline Regulations

July 20, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. more »»

More housing, hotels coming to Belmont County

July 20, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play ST. more »»

Pennsylvania wants record $8.9M fine against drilling firm

July 20, 2015 HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — State environmental regulators are pursuing a record $8. more »»

$2.7 Billion For More Pipelines, Blue Racer System Keeps Growing

July 19, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. — Even more natural gas pipelining and processing infrastructure is on the way to the Upper Ohio Valley, as Columbia Pipeline Group will spend $. more »»

Feeding the Frackers

July 18, 2015 An estimated 90,000 people journeyed west in 1849 to seek their fortune in the California Gold Rush. Some struck it rich, but most came away empty-handed. more »»

WVU and OSU drilling shale

July 17, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. more »»

Professor Claims Hazard in Streams

July 16, 2015 WHEELING - Although many worry about the 1,076 chemicals the Environmental Protection Agency identifies as used in fracking, Wheeling Jesuit University biology professor Ben Stout is more concerned... more »»

Tyler County Pipeline Ignites

July 16, 2015 MIDDLEBOURNE - A pipeline rupture led emergency officials from Tyler, Wetzel and Doddridge counties to respond to a fire at the the Jay Bee Oil & Gas Gorby Marcellus Shale drilling pad early Frid. more »»

Gas Reserves Greater Than First Thought

July 15, 2015 CANONSBURG, Pa. more »»

U.S. Production Soaring

July 15, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. — Even amid a drilling slowdown, nationwide natural gas production averaged 91.54 billion cubic feet per day in April compared to 8. more »»

MarkWest Sold for $20B

July 14, 2015 CADIZ - Seemingly in a mode of continuous expansion across the Marcellus and Utica shale plays, natural gas processor and transporter MarkWest Energy will sell its assets to MPLX for $20 billion. more »»

Natural Gas Tops Coal In Power Production

July 14, 2015 Natural gas overtook coal as the top source of U.. more »»



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