Domestic Drilling Scares OPEC, Official Believes

October 9, 2015 WHEELING - Escalating oil and natural gas production from U.S. shale formations such as the Utica and Marcellus makes leaders of OPEC nations such as Iran, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela nervous, a U.S. more »»

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 »»

Small Quake Hits Harrison County

September 30, 2015 A small earthquake hit Harrison County late Tuesday, according to Emergency Management Agency Director Eric Wilson. The earthquake struck the Moorefield Township area, about 10. more »»

Murray: Stream rule will end longwall mining

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

Three new drilling permits issued

September 24, 2015 By LARRY SHIELDS Shale Play SALEM, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported three new horizontal drilling permits were issued in the Utica/Point Pleasant for the week ending Aug. 8. more »»

Thai villagers say gas drilling sickens them, ruins crops

September 24, 2015 BANGKOK (AP) - More than 100 students and villagers crowded into a northeast Thailand college forum to hear about American gas companies conducting drilling operations in their region. more »»

Over-sized fracking coil tears out bridge

September 23, 2015 By PATTI SCHAEFFER Shale Play COLUMBIANA, Ohio — It’s been said that 13 is an unlucky number, and James Bumbarger most likely feels this way after his over-sized load of fracking coil didn’t pass... more »»

YSU resumes ‘Energy and the Environment’ lecture series

September 23, 2015 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Youngstown State University has resumed its Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment for the fall semester. The program, which kicked off Sept. 9, continues through Nov. 18. more »»

Ohio posts record natural gas production, despite lower prices

September 21, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio — Oil is commonly known as black gold, and Rice Energy’s Gold Digger well pumped a prolific . more »»

Dominion pipeline, export facility progressing

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

Burger plant set for demolition, site could be home to new ethane cracker

September 19, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play DILLES BOTTOM, Ohio — Although Ohio leaders remain tight-lipped about a $5.7 billion ethane cracker that may come to the Belmont County site, FirstEnergy Corp. more »»

$782K to support pipeline safety

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



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