GreenHunter Still Eyes Panhandle for Pipeline

July 14, 2014 WHEELING - The destination point for GreenHunter Resources' planned pipeline to carry water, brine and hydrocarbons through Pennsylvania and West Virginia to the Ohio River will be somewhere in the... more »»

Exporting liquid natural gas will bolster infrastructure and economic growth

July 2, 2014 Across the country, natural gas development is giving new life to economic recovery and revitalizing entire regions, and West Virginia is no exception. more »»

Ironworkers scale steel column during competition

June 24, 2014 WHEELING, W.Va. — Using their just their hands, feet and sheer muscle power, ironworkers scaled a 35-foot tall column of steel late last month in Wheeling. more »»

Italian firm to build plant in Weirton

June 18, 2014 WHEELING, W.V. more »»

Magnum Hunter gets to W.Va. Utica Shale

June 10, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE, W.V. 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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

Little Impact Felt Locally

April 14, 2014 NEW MARTINSVILLE - The impact of the natural gas boom in Wetzel County - both good and bad - pales in comparison to other Tri-State area counties also experiencing a surge in drilling activity,... more »»

EMA Director Calls For Better Well Info

April 14, 2014 WHEELING - As the natural gas industry continues to transform the area, West Virginia still doesn't know enough about who is responsible for all the state's wells and the growing maze of pipelines... more »»

Williams to Sound Alarm Siren Weekly

April 8, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - As Williams Energy prepares to distill ethane via the superload machines that recently arrived at the Oak Grove facility, the company will begin sounding an alert siren at noon every... more »»

Antero Backs ‘Cracker’ Project

March 27, 2014 WHEELING - Locally produced natural gas could eventually be on its way to the proposed Odebrecht ethane cracker in Wood County, as Antero Resources has agreed to provide about half the ethane that... more »»

Eco-Groups Unhappy With Frack Waste Bill

March 20, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) - Environmentalists raised concerns about a bill that won final passage Friday in the West Virginia legislature that would overturn caps on how much drilling waste several landfills... more »»

Future Fund Proposal Forwarded

March 13, 2014 WHEELING - On the final day of the regular session, the West Virginia Legislature voted to raise the state minimum wage over the next two years, set aside severance tax revenue for future projects... more »»

Senate Passes Future Fund Bill

February 23, 2014 WHEELING - Legislation creating a permanent investment account for natural gas severance tax revenue in West Virginia sailed through the state Senate without opposition Friday, along with another... more »»

Forced Pooling Push Finds New Energy

February 23, 2014 Whether one wants to call it "forced pooling" or "unitization," Tim Greene said allowing Marcellus and Utica shale natural gas producers to drill on unleased land will give the industry an unfair... more »»

Nothing To Lose On Future Fund Bill

February 4, 2014 WHEELING - With West Virginia poised to see its natural gas severance tax revenue double in a year's time, state Senate President Jeff Kessler believes this could be the year his West Virginia Futur... more »»

 
 

 

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