Train Carrying Liquified Petroleum Gas Derails

December 25, 2015 No one was injured and no gas was released when a trail derailed this morning on the south side of New Martinsville Thursday. more »»

Gas Industry Pushing For Forced Pooling

December 25, 2015 WHEELING - Whether his fellow legislators want to call the practice "forced pooling" or "lease integration," Delegate Pat McGeehan, R-Hancock, believes allowing natural gas drillers to extract... more »»

Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. Files for Bankruptcy

December 23, 2015 WHEELING - One year ago today, about 30 Monroe County residents returned to their homes after Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. more »»

AEP Cardinal Plant in Brilliant Will Be Converted to Gas

December 20, 2015 BRILLIANT - American Electric Power will modify its generating unit at the Cardinal Plant near Brilliant to run on natural gas by 2030, continuing the company's shift away from burning coal to compl... more »»

Developer Interested In Building Hotel in Downtown Bellaire

December 20, 2015 BELLAIRE - Village Administrator Scott Porter said a developer has approached him about building a hotel on Bellaire's 32nd Street parking lot, and the project could incorporate properties along... more »»

More Natural Gas Infrastructure Is Needed

December 19, 2015 WHEELING -Prices for all natural gas remain depressed, but Joe Eddy said Marcellus and Utica shale drillers are now selling their product for just 75 cents per 1,000 cubic feet, which is leading som... more »»

Can the World Cut Carbon?

December 15, 2015 PARIS - The world is about to go on a carbon diet. It won't be easy - or cheap. more »»

Cera Still Fighting for Severance Money From Shale

December 14, 2015 BELLAIRE - Ohio Rep. Jack Cera said natural gas industry lobbyists continue blocking efforts to increase the state's severance tax. more »»

EPA: Coal Not Marketable

December 13, 2015 WHEELING - Coal, oil and natural gas are unpopular at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Paris - so much so that Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said she... more »»

Pa. Sues Gas Driller Over ‘Deceptive’ Leases

December 12, 2015 PITTSBURGH (AP) -Pennsylvania's attorney general sued one of the nation's largest producers of natural gas on Wednesday over claims it cheated at least 4,000 landowners who signed drilling leases... more »»

Despite Low Prices, EQT Will Ramp Up Drilling

December 12, 2015 WHEELING - Even as prices for natural gas remain relatively low, EQT Corp. plans to drill 72 more Marcellus Shale wells next year as part of a projected $1 billion in capital expenses. more »»

Belmont County Boasts Top Wells

December 10, 2015 BELMONT- The nine most prolific natural gas wells in the entire state of Ohio are all in central Belmont County, with Rice Energy operating eight of the. more »»

Former Steel Plant Converted for Natural Gas Industry Use

December 9, 2015 BENWOOD - The former Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel facility in Benwood soon will be home to a company doing business with the natural gas industry. JLE Industries, based in Dunbar, Pa. more »»

Demolition Begins at Burger Site; Deal Not Finalized

December 9, 2015 DILLES BOTTOM - FirstEnergy Corp. officials hope to return the closed R.E. more »»

Towing Companies Doing The Heavy Lifting for Gas Industry

December 7, 2015 WHEELING - As the oil and natural gas industry has grown dramatically throughout the Ohio Valley during the past few years, so has the demand for heavy duty towing and recovery services. more »»

McMechen Firefighters Receive Training in the Oilfield

December 7, 2015 Demonstrating its commitment to first responders and the communities in which they serve, Ohio's oil and gas industry is training firefighters how to respond to emergency incidents in the oilfield. more »»

Banks Are Turning Against Coal

December 7, 2015 WHEELING-As environmental regulations and low natural gas prices make it less attractive to produce electricity by burning coal, some of the largest investment banks in the world are indicating they... more »»

W.Va. Natural Gas Reserves Among Highest in U.S.

December 6, 2015 WHEELING - The Marcellus, Utica and Rogersville shales may just be the beginning of the prolific natural gas formations in the Appalachian Mountains, as West Virginia now boasts more proved reserve... more »»

MarkWest Stockholders Want More to Finalize MPLX Deal in Ohio Valley

December 5, 2015 Officials with MarkWest Energy and Findlay, Ohio-based MPLX believe they will still reach a $20 billion merger deal announced in July, but MarkWest shareholders want more cash as part of the... more »»

In Wheeling, Gov. Tomblin Predicts Turnaround for Coal, Gas Prices

December 4, 2015 West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin predicts more growth and development in the state in the coming years because he anticipates coal and natural gas prices will rise. more »»



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