Ohio Implements New Well Rules

July 27, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE - Ohio Rep. more »»

 
 
 
Pipeline Project Fuels Controversy

July 26, 2015 WHEELING - Before the end of 2016, one driller plans to ship 61,500 total barrels of Marcellus and Utica shale ethane, butane and propane per day to the Marcus Hook industrial center near... more »»

Interest in Columbiana County’s Utica Shale remains strong

July 21, 2015 By KATIE WHITE Shale Play LISBON, Ohio — Interest in the commodity below the surface of the ground is still going strong as oil and gas companies are continuing to secure permits for horizontal... more »»

More housing, hotels coming to Belmont County

July 20, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play ST. 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 »»

Drilling tax hike proposed by Kasich on rocks

June 7, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drilling tax increase proposed by Republican Gov. John Kasich isn't likely to re-emerge in the Ohio Senate budget revisions due Monday. more »»

Gulfport more than doubles production as lawsuit against Barnesville proceeds

June 1, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play BARNESVILLE, Ohio — Gulfport Energy’s natural gas production for the first three months of this year more than doubled the output for the same time in 2014, but company... more »»

Landowner not sure about ‘market enhancement clause’

June 1, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play MARTINS FERRY, Ohio — Bill Edge said brokers representing natural gas drillers are using a “pressure tactic” to get him to sign a contract with a market enhancement... more »»

Burger plant may be ethane cracker site

May 30, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play SHADYSIDE, Ohio — FirstEnergy Corp. can still generate up to seven megawatts of electricity at the R.E. more »»

Groups ask for federal review of Ohio injection-well program

May 26, 2015 By JULIE CARR SMYTH Associated Press COLUMBUS — A coalition of environmental and community groups asked a federal watchdog office recently to investigate alleged legal violations by the state’s... more »»

It’s official: Utica Shale Academy to expand to Columbiana

May 23, 2015 By KATIE WHITE Shale Play COLUMBIANA, Ohio — The Utica Shale Academy is expanding, and beginning this fall high school-aged students will be able to enroll at a satellite location within the... more »»

Drilling fluid spill stretches 27 miles along Ohio 164

May 18, 2015 By STEVE RAPPACH Shale Play SALINEVILLE, Ohio — Traffic along Ohio 644 and 39 was closed for nearly five hours April 23 after a truck leaked shale oil throughout Carroll and Columbiana counties. more »»

Franklin Township ends RUMA with Chesapeake

May 17, 2015 By STEVE RAPPACH Shale Play SUMMITVILLE, Ohio — The current state of two Franklin Township roads along with an oil and gas company’s refusal to cooperate has prompted trustees to sever its road use... more »»

Drillers still taking water from Ohio Creeks

May 15, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play GLENCOE, Ohio — XTO Energy stopped drawing frack water from McMahon Creek in Belmont County in December, but the company is one of several Utica and Marcellus shale... more »»

Drilling permits continue to decline

May 15, 2015 By LARRY SHIELDS Shale Play SALEM, Ohio — Oil and gas permitting activity in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play has dropped off considerably and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported... more »»

Groups ask for federal review of Ohio injection-well program

May 12, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A coalition of environmental and community groups asked a federal watchdog office on Wednesday to investigate alleged legal violations by the state's injection well approval... more »»

Martins Ferry Landowner Not Sure About ‘Market Enhancement Clause’

May 9, 2015 MARTINS FERRY - Bill Edge said brokers representing natural gas drillers are using a "pressure tactic" to get him to sign a contract with a market enhancement clause, which he believes will reduce... more »»

Natural gas industry reshaping former Yorkville Mill

May 7, 2015 Changes are emerging daily at the long-quiet former steel mill site on the edge of the Ohio River that for more than a century served as a member of the international steel community. more »»

Tensions rise over proposed pipeline in northeast Ohio

May 5, 2015 MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — Tensions surrounding a proposed underground pipeline are rising after property owners were told that surveyors for the project may enter their property without permission,... more »»

St. C. Oil and Gas Expo Highlights Industry

May 1, 2015 In 2009, unemployment in Belmont County was at 13 percent, and cuts at the county level were on the table. more »»

 
 

 

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