Rice Energy, Gulfport Energy Increase Production, But Gulfport Loses Money

May 24, 2016 In spite of continuing low commodity prices, both Rice Energy and Gulfport Energy increased natural gas production from early 2015 to 2016, although Gulfport reported a loss of $242. more »»

 
 
 
Wheeling, Ohio Valley Communities Continue to See Population Decline

May 20, 2016 WHEELING - Of the 55 students who graduated from The Linsly School in 1990, Wheeling Mayor-elect Glenn Elliott believes he is one of only four living in the Friendly City today, as he said most left... more »»

Bankrupt Coal Company Selling Acres For Gas Drilling

April 28, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio — Rice Energy already boasts eight of the 10 most productive natural gas wells in Ohio — all of which are in Belmont County. more »»

Ohio EPA: Barnesville water supply deemed safe despite radium spike

April 26, 2016 By KATHRYN CLAYTON Shale Play BARNESVILLE, Ohio — The level of a radioactive element in Barnesville’s No. more »»

Demolition continues at Burger plant

April 15, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play DILLES BOTTOM, Ohio — As PTT Global Chemical decides whether it will build a $5.7 billion ethane cracker in Belmont County, contractors working for FirstEnergy Corp. more »»

189 more Belmont County hotel rooms open

April 15, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play ST. more »»

Belmont County Boasts Top 10 Producing Wells In Ohio

March 26, 2016 By CASEY JUNKINS Shale Play BELMONT, Ohio — Despite a drop in working U.S. more »»

Marcellus Shale Frack Waste Decreasing with Slow Production

February 17, 2016 MARTINS FERRY - About 13 employees now process Marcellus and Utica shale frack waste - some of which contains radioactive uranium, radium and plutonium - for Pottsville, Pa. more »»

Decision On Belmont County Ethane Cracker Due this year

December 29, 2015 DILLES BOTTOM- As 2015 draws to a close, the Upper Ohio Valley seems on course to get a local outlet for its prolific natural gas reserves with the planned $5. more »»

Developer Interested In Building Hotel in Downtown Bellaire

December 20, 2015 BELLAIRE - Village Administrator Scott Porter said a developer has approached him about building a hotel on Bellaire's 32nd Street parking lot, and the project could incorporate properties along... more »»

Belmont County Boasts Top Wells

December 10, 2015 BELMONT- The nine most prolific natural gas wells in the entire state of Ohio are all in central Belmont County, with Rice Energy operating eight of the. more »»

Gulfport To Drop Lawsuit Against Barnesville

October 15, 2015 BARNESVILLE - Mayor Dale Bunting says Gulfport Energy will dismiss a lawsuit it filed against the village in March. 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 »»

Ethane Crackers Are Cropping Up

September 14, 2015 WHEELING - It remains to be seen if Belmont County will ultimately land the $. more »»

American Energy Dispute At an End

September 14, 2015 WHEELING - Since he had to object to an Ohio Department of Natural Resources plan that would have allowed natural gas companies to drill into his coal seams in 2012, Robert E. more »»

$100 Million Investment for Ethane Cracker

September 4, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Gov. John Kasich believes PTT Global Chemical is on third base and heading for home in terms of building its $5.7 billion ethane cracker in Belmont County. more »»

Burger Plant Set For Demolition in Dilles Bottom

September 3, 2015 DILLES BOTTOM - Although Ohio leaders remain tight-lipped about a $5.7 billion ethane cracker that may come to the Belmont County site, FirstEnergy Corp. officials said Monday the coal-fired R.E. more »»

Dilles Bottom Abuzz Over Ethane Cracker

September 1, 2015 DILLES BOTTOM - For years, VanDyne's Restaurant along Ohio 7 has been known for its family-style food. more »»

Gulfport Loses $31.3 Million

August 23, 2015 BARNESVILLE - At a time Gulfport Energy officials report losing $31. more »»

 
 

 

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