$2.7 Billion For More Pipelines, Blue Racer System Keeps Growing

July 19, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. — Even more natural gas pipelining and processing infrastructure is on the way to the Upper Ohio Valley, as Columbia Pipeline Group will spend $. more »»

 
 
 
WVU and OSU drilling shale

July 17, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. more »»

Professor Claims Hazard in Streams

July 16, 2015 WHEELING - Although many worry about the 1,076 chemicals the Environmental Protection Agency identifies as used in fracking, Wheeling Jesuit University biology professor Ben Stout is more concerned... more »»

Tyler County Pipeline Ignites

July 16, 2015 MIDDLEBOURNE - A pipeline rupture led emergency officials from Tyler, Wetzel and Doddridge counties to respond to a fire at the the Jay Bee Oil & Gas Gorby Marcellus Shale drilling pad early Frid. more »»

Gas Reserves Greater Than First Thought

July 15, 2015 CANONSBURG, Pa. more »»

MarkWest Sold for $20B

July 14, 2015 CADIZ - Seemingly in a mode of continuous expansion across the Marcellus and Utica shale plays, natural gas processor and transporter MarkWest Energy will sell its assets to MPLX for $20 billion. more »»

WVU, Ohio State Are Drilling Shale

July 6, 2015 WHEELING - Researchers from West Virginia University and Ohio State University are grinding more than a mile deep into the earth at the Morgantown Industrial Park to determine how fracking impacts... more »»

$2.7 Billion More for Pipelines

July 3, 2015 WHEELING - Even more natural gas pipelining and processing infrastructure is on the way to the Upper Ohio Valley, as Columbia Pipeline Group will spend $2. more »»

Landfill Drill Waste Unlikely to Get in Water

July 2, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) - A study by state regulators says it's unlikely that significant amounts of untreated natural gas drilling waste in landfills will impact groundwater or surface water. more »»

Tomblin Not Throwing In Towel on Ethane Cracker

June 25, 2015 WHEELING - Even as officials in Ohio and Pennsylvania progress toward potential multibillion-dollar petrochemical plants, West Virginia Gov. more »»

PSC: ‘Wet Spring’ Led to Seven Pipeline Ruptures In One Month

May 28, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. — Seven natural gas pipelines have ruptured across northern West Virginia over the last month, the state’s chief pipeline inspector said earlier this month. more »»

Non-profit groups sue Chesapeake for fraud, trespassing

May 28, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. more »»

W.Va. Lacks Pipeline Oversight

May 17, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. more »»

Northern Panhandle counties rake in gas, oil severance tax

May 17, 2015 WHEELING, W.Va. — In 2014, West Virginia distributed more than $13 million to cities and counties as part of the state’s growing natural gas and oil severance tax. About 30 percent of that total — $3. more »»

Pipeline developer sues landowners for access

May 16, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. more »»

Future of Wood County cracker plant in doubt

May 13, 2015 By JESS MANCINI Shale Play PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A statement from a company studying an ethane cracker plant in Wood County is again fueling speculation the multi-billion-dollar complex won’t be built. more »»

Power plant officials plan to proceed with Follansbee site

May 13, 2015 By WARREN SCOTT ­Shale Play WELLSBURG, W.Va. more »»

Non-Profit Groups Claim Chesapeake Energy Took Gas Without Leases

May 7, 2015 WHEELING - Chesapeake Energy sold its way out of West Virginia's Marcellus shale play via a $5 billion deal last year, but multiple Wheeling non-profit groups believe the company caused them... more »»

Opinion: Clearing Up Myths About Gas ‘Pooling’ Laws

May 3, 2015 The debate in West Virginia over pooling of the Marcellus Shale has been spirited to say the least. more »»

W.Va. Lacks Pipeline Oversight

May 2, 2015 WHEELING - West Virginia regulators do not inspect the vast majority of pipelines transporting natural gas and oil throughout the state, such as the two Williams Energy conduits that ruptured in... more »»

 
 

 

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