Marcellus ethane is heading to Europe, more pipelines take product from region

April 17, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play MARTINS FERRY, Ohio — Even as officials in Ohio work to attract the $. more »»

 
 
 
Clerks Get Funding To Preserve Records

April 16, 2016 By JOSELYN KING Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. — Funding from the state of West Virginia to preserve government records is on its way to Ohio, Brooke and Marshall counties. Gov. more »»

Coal miners continue opposition to natural gas power plant

April 9, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — The U.S. more »»

Across the Board Decline in Local Population Estimates

April 8, 2016 By IAN HICKS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. more »»

As coal struggles, W.Va. unemployment remains high

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

Solid Waste Authority Chairman Sued

March 25, 2016 By LAUREN MATTHEWS Shale Play NEW MARTINSVILLE, W.Va. more »»

Capito: U.S. Needs Both Coal and Natural Gas

March 16, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. — While some coal industry leaders believe natural gas development contributes to the loss of mining jobs, U.S. Sen. more »»

Rep. Johnson sees growth in Ohio Valley’s future

March 14, 2016 By ALAN OLSON Shale Play ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio — U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio. more »»

With Oil and Gas Taxes Falling, West Virginia Faces Budget Quandary

March 8, 2016 CHARLESTON (AP) - Long reliant on taxes from unearthing coal and - more recently - natural gas, West Virginia faces a budget quandary as its natural resource industries struggle and hardline... more »»

Nuisance Lawsuit Bill Set To Be Discussed in West Virginia Legislature

March 4, 2016 CHARLESTON - A bill that would make it harder for West Virginia homeowners to sue businesses over things like noise complaints, traffic blockages and foul odors is gaining traction in the Legislature. more »»

Bridge load limits decreasing

February 27, 2016 By FRED CONNORS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. — New reduced load limits on the Main Street Bridge in Wheeling are a sign of things to come in the Northern Panhandle and, ultimately, across West Virginia. more »»

Large gas trucks still causing problems; propane truck crash shuts down U.S. 250

February 23, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. more »»

Forced Pooling Bill Introduced in West Virginia House of Delegates

February 15, 2016 WHEELING -Corky DeMarco said West Virginia's Marcellus Shale drillers struggle to locate some landowners with whom they need lease agreements, but Delegate Pat McGeehan, R-Hancock, said forced... more »»

Truck Accidents Keep Ohio Valley First Responders Busy

February 6, 2016 WHEELING -Reports of accidents involving large trucks related to the Marcellus and Utica shale industry continue, as a tractor-trailer carrying propane crashed along U.S. more »»

Natural Gas Prices to Rise

January 27, 2016 WHEELING - Despite a slump in natural gas prices, officials with the U.S. Energy Information Administration expect a rebound over the next two years due to higher industrial use and exports. more »»

Stronger Federal Pipeline Regulations Are Planned

January 27, 2016 WHEELING - Obama administration officials are working to strengthen oversight of pipelines carrying materials such as ethane and other natural gas liquids, but industry leaders fear federal... more »»

Sides Prepare For Battle on Forced Pooling Legislation

January 21, 2016 WHEELING -Marcellus Shale producers believe they need the right to include land they cannot lease into drilling units, but opponents believe potential forced pooling legislation would allow companie... more »»

Moundsville Power Project Still On Schedule

January 21, 2016 Moundsville Power officials assured Marshall County commissioners Tuesday that a proposed natural gas-fired power plant several years in the making remains on track. more »»

Pipeline projects to create 18,000 jobs

January 19, 2016 CHARLESTON - Ask a West Virginian what the state needs in 2016 and jobs will be at the top of the list. more »»

W.Va. Production Numbers ‘Shocking’

January 17, 2016 WHEELING - A single Ohio County Marcellus Shale well yielded enough natural gas in 2014 to provide electricity for 24,315 homes, according to new numbers released by the West Virginia Geological &... more »»

New Fracking Study Sought

January 12, 2016 WHEELING -A June Environmental Protection Agency report estimated frackers use an average of 9,100 gallons worth of chemicals per well. more »»

 
 

 

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