Ethane Cracker Decision Due By March

January 19, 2017 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play DILLES BOTTOM, Ohio — Thousands of jobs and billions of dollars worth of investment could soon be on the way to Belmont County in the form of a giant ethane cracker, as... more »»

Counties to collect more from oil and gas Production

January 18, 2017 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.V. more »»

Williams, MarkWest and Blue Racer chiefs headline Midstream Conference

January 16, 2017 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play PITTSBURGH — Just a few days after watching Republican President-elect Donald Trump take the oath of office, oil and natural gas industry leaders will convene for the 201... more »»

Burgum: N.D. Legislature must control spending

January 16, 2017 BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota lawmakers must control spending in the state that is facing “revenue uncertainty,” Gov. more »»

Coal demand to continue falling, Powhatan mine closed

January 14, 2017 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. — Murray Energy Corp. officials confirm the Powhatan No. more »»

Some companies are selling out of Utica and Marcellus Shale

January 13, 2017 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. — Via a $1. more »»

Battle over ethanol in fuel continues

January 13, 2017 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.V. more »»

U.S. oil exports skyrocket despite climate pacts

January 11, 2017 Seven years ago, the U.S. exported its crude oil to just one country — Canada. This year, 22 countries received American crude oil, marking a more than 1,000 percent increase in U.S. more »»

Rigs up in Ohio, down in W.Va.

January 9, 2017 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play ST. more »»

Obama expands environmental legacy with two Western monuments

January 7, 2017 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) —President Barack Obama expanded his environmental legacy in the final days of his presidency with national monument designations on lands in Utah and Nevada that have become... more »»

Looking behind the deal: Russia sells part of its oil giant

January 2, 2017 MOSCOW (AP) ? A surprise decision by Russia to sell a fifth of its state-controlled oil company to, among others, a Swiss company has raised questions about the impact of Western sanctions and who i... more »»

Obama stays busy on environmental front

January 2, 2017 WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing fears of a Donald Trump presidency, environmental groups are urging President Barack Obama to stay busy in his final weeks. He is listenin. more »»

AP source: Trump to tap Oklahoma AG Pruitt to head EPA

December 30, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a source close to Pruitt said Wednesday. more »»

West Virginia lawmakers vow to fight environmental rules

December 28, 2016 CHARLESTOWN (AP) — West Virginia’s Republican congressional and state leaders vowed Monday to work with the incoming Trump administration to push back federal environmental regulations they say limi... more »»

After new regulations, Okla. shakes calm down quite a bit

December 26, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — The rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma has dropped dramatically since late May, when the state limited wastewater injections into energy wells, an Associated Press statistical analysi... more »»

FERC Finds No Issues With Nexus Pipeline

December 23, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play CADIZ, Ohio —A Federal Energy Regulatory Commission released this week found no significant issues with the proposed route of a pipeline that would carry Marcellus and... more »»

FirstEnergy to ship coal ash to Moundsville

December 20, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. —Via four or five Ohio River barges per day, coal ash waste from the FirstEnergy Corp. Bruce Mansfield Plant in Shippingport, Pa. more »»

Liquor sales funding remediation at cracker site

December 20, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play DILLES BOTTOM, Ohio — More than $17 million worth of funds derived from Ohio liquor sales are being used to remediate the potential PTT Global Chemical ethane cracker sit... more »»

Federal gov’t blocks Dakota access oil pipeline route

December 18, 2016 CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. more »»

R.E. Burger Site IS Cleared For Cracker

December 17, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play DILLES BOTTOM, Ohio — Site preparation for PTT Global Chemical’s planned multi-billion-dollar ethane cracker project in Belmont County is nearly complete, as all signs of... more »»



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