Pipeline Developer Sues W.Va. Landowners

April 25, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE - Dozens of West Virginia landowners do not want Mountain Valley Pipeline surveyors in their neighborhoods, so developers of the 42-inch diameter natural gas project are suing the... more »»

Wheeling Not in GreenHunter’s Immediate Future

April 24, 2015 WHEELING - GreenHunter Resources plans to barge what the company calls "oilfield waste" from local natural gas operations along the Ohio River by the end of the year, but the firm will not be loadin... more »»

W.Va. Pipeline Break Has Yet To Be Found

April 23, 2015 GLEN DALE - Williams Energy contractors continue searching for the rupture in the 4-inch pipeline that spilled 132 barrels of Marcellus shale condensate in Marshall County's Little Grave Creek last... more »»

Ohio River Lease Negotiations Continue Six Months Later

April 23, 2015 WHEELING - Six months after Gastar Exploration announced plans to frack for oil and natural gas under the Ohio River, the company still has not finalized the deal that would pay the West Virginia... more »»

West Virginia DEP: 132 Barrels Spilled Into Marshall County Creek

April 22, 2015 GLEN DALE - West Virginia regulators will cite Williams Energy for "conditions not allowable in state waters" after the company's pipeline rupture allowed 132 barrels of Marcellus Shale condensate t... more »»

Plans For Wellsburg Gas Power Plant Gain Ground

April 21, 2015 WELLSBURG - Officials with the company proposing a natural gas-fired power plant for Brooke County said Tuesday they will submit plans for a site near Highland Hills in Follansbee for a regulatory... more »»

Shell's $70 billion takeover could herald wave of mergers

April 16, 2015 LONDON (AP) — Oil and gas company Shell has agreed to buy British rival BG Group for 47 billion pounds ($69. more »»

Md. lawmakers OK fracking ban until late 2017

April 16, 2015 ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland General Assembly has passed a measure to prohibit fracking permits in the state until October 201. more »»

Program to help landowners with pipeline reclamation issues

April 16, 2015 BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has announced plans for a pipeline restoration and reclamation oversight pilot program. more »»

'Fight Club' actor speaks out against fracking

April 14, 2015 ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — In films, he's played poker with Matt Damon and fought with Brad Pitt. Now actor Edward Norton is lending his voice to the anti-fracking campaign in Maryland. more »»

Court upholds Iowa natural gas tax reviled by ethanol plants

April 13, 2015 IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday upheld the complicated formula that Iowa uses to tax natural gas consumption, rejecting a legal challenge brought by the state's powerful... more »»

Swiss firm to build gas-fired power plant in eastern Ohio

April 13, 2015 CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — A Swiss company says it's planning to use natural gas from the Utica shale formation to fuel an $899 million power plant that will be built in eastern Ohio's Carroll Count. more »»

‘Heavy Rains’ Cited In Marshall Pipeline Failure

April 12, 2015 GLEN DALE - Williams Energy officials believe wet weather over the last few days disturbed Marshall County's landscape enough to cause two of its natural gas pipelines to rupture in less than three... more »»

Shale Money Is Reinvested In Belmont County

April 12, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE - A small group of Belmont County residents who are benefiting from the shale boom want to ensure their neighbors also reap the benefits for generations to come. more »»

Brooke County and Follansbee Officials Hopeful for Gas Power Plant

April 10, 2015 FOLLANSBEE - A vacant plot of land near the Mountain State Carbon coke plant is now the desired site for a $600 million natural gas fired electricity generator after Follansbee leaders approved a... more »»

Md. Senate committee favors bare bones fracking moratorium bill

April 10, 2015 ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Senate environmental committee is supporting watered down legislation aimed at limiting fracking in Maryland. more »»



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