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 »»

Oil & Gas Association hires new director

December 11, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. — Anne C. more »»

AEP posts $766M loss

December 11, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. more »»

Court won’t permit pipeline surveys without landowners’ OK

December 10, 2016 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court has refused to let the developer of a proposed natural gas pipeline survey landowners’ property without their permission. more »»

Fracking Debate Continues

December 8, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. more »»

Pennsylvania gas-fired plants commissioned

December 8, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. more »»

Coal to reclaim top generation spot — at least temporarily

December 6, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.V. more »»

Losses pile up for Exxon, Chevron

December 6, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. —Global oil and natural gas giants ExxonMobil and Chevron saw their profits slashed by a combined $9. more »»

Groups Continue Pipeline Protests Amid FERC Review

December 5, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. — About $8. more »»

Trump set to roll back Obama policies on energy, environment

December 4, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) —President-elect Donald Trump is considering an oil billionaire and a North Dakota lawmaker for top posts as he moves to roll back President Barack Obama’s environmental and energy... more »»

 
 
 

 

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