New Shale Region Near Parkersburg

October 8, 2015 WHEELING - Although the Marcellus and Utica formations continue pumping prolific amounts of oil and natural gas in both Ohio and West Virginia, the Mountain State may soon see production from yet... more »»

Rigs Down in Ohio and West Virginia, But Hopes Are Up

October 7, 2015 WHEELING -Combined, Ohio and West Virginia have 35 natural gas rigs drilling, which is only half the 70 the two states had working in the Marcellus and Utica shales at this time last year, but... more »»

Columbia Pushing For Mountaineer XPress

October 5, 2015 WHEELING - Columbia Pipeline Group plans to ship 2.7 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day southward from Marshall County via its $2 billion Mountaineer XPress pipeline project. more »»

Museum Examines More Than a Century of Mountaineer Drilling

October 4, 2015 WHEELING - So excited were Sistersville area oil speculators in the 1890s and 1900s that the town's population swelled from about 500 residents to roughly 15,000 in just a few years, while about 100... more »»

States Must Weigh Response To Clean Power Plan Carefully

October 3, 2015 WHEELING - West Virginia leaders who may be considering a "just say no" approach to the U.S. more »»

Gee: WVU Must Fuel Job Creation Through New Ideas

October 3, 2015 WHEELING - West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee sees job creation as one of the school's chief missions - but perhaps not in the way many people view the term. more »»

MarkWest Official Says Storage Needed for Ethane Cracker

October 1, 2015 WHEELING - Whether it's PTT Global Chemical, Royal Dutch Shell, Odebrecht or another firm, a MarkWest Energy official believes any developer looking to spend billions for an ethane cracker in the... more »»

Companies Spending Billions

October 1, 2015 WHEELING - Southwestern Energy Co. more »»

Murray: Stream rule will end longwall mining

September 25, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play PITTSBURGH — Robert . more »»

Dominion pipeline, export facility progressing

September 21, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. more »»

$782K to support pipeline safety

September 18, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play WHEELING, W.Va. more »»

$782K to Support W.Va. Pipeline Safety Research

September 9, 2015 WHEELING - Hoping to prevent natural gas pipeline accidents, West Virginia's senators procured $782,000 from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administratio. more »»

Dominion Pipeline Project Progressing

September 2, 2015 WHEELING - Officials with Dominion Resources continue working to complete the $5 billion, 42-inch diameter, Atlantic Coast Pipeline that will ship natural gas southward from West Virginia to North... more »»

Construction Workers Want Local Gas Jobs

August 28, 2015 WHEELING - Last year, with natural gas selling around $1. more »»

MarkWest Plans $1B More in Infrastructure

August 19, 2015 Despite falling oil and natural gas prices, MarkWest Energy shows no signs of slowing down construction, as a new processing agreement with the Ascent Resources driller for gas drawn from 100,000... more »»

$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 »»



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