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Cracker Plants to Revitalize Ohio
Nov 1, 2016 1:30 PM

Cracker Plants to Revitalize Ohio

Cracker plants were the main topic of discussion at the Utica Summit IV hosted by the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce in October.

Chelsea Shar | Dix Communications
Nov 1, 2016 1:26 PM

Setting Stage for Energy Renaissance in Our Region

Let us take a look at what shale has done for our region.

Nov 1, 2016 12:46 PM

Study Shows Fracking Lowers Mortgage Defaults

Despite the negativity many associate with fracking, the controversial technique for extracting oil and natural gas from the earth had a positive impact on mortgage defaults in areas where fracking occurred, according to research by a Clemson University finance professor.

Nov 1, 2016 12:28 PM

Domestic Development Key at Shale Insight 2016

Labor leaders, elected officials, and business groups came to Pittsburgh Sept. 21-22 in support of domestic oil and natural gas development at the 2016 Shale Insight Conference.

Jackie Stewart | Energy In Depth, Ohio
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How Volatile Are Gas Prices in Ohio?
Nov 1, 2016 12:19 PM

How Volatile Are Gas Prices in Ohio?

Hurricane Hermine, the first hurricane to hit Florida in more than a decade, blew through the eastern border and into the Gulf of Mexico over the course of more than a week.

Jacob Runnels | Dix Communications
Cost Increases as Pipelines Are Replaced
Nov 1, 2016 11:32 AM

Cost Increases as Pipelines Are Replaced

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) approved of an investment increase, as well as a spending increase, for Dominion East Ohio’s Pipeline Infrastructure Replacement (PIR) program in September.

Jacob Runnels | Dix Communications
Marathon, MarkWest See Expansion in Future
Nov 1, 2016 11:22 AM

Marathon, MarkWest See Expansion in Future

With their newest pipeline pumping product, Marathon and MarkWest companies in northeastern Ohio are positioned for a future of growth, according to company heads.

Chelsea Shar | Dix Communications
EnerGreen 360 Working to Create New Facility
Oct 3, 2016 3:56 PM

EnerGreen 360 Working to Create New Facility

Southeastern Ohio has been a hotbed of oil and gas activity for the past several years.

Holly Bilyeu | Dix Communications
Utica Summit IV Set for October 11
Oct 3, 2016 3:15 PM

Utica Summit IV Set for October 11

How does natural gas become a plastic toy or an industrial safety device? The gas molecule can be reconfigured to become a raw material for plastics manufacturing. Business leaders will hear what plastics manufacturers buy and what they make at Utica Summit IV on Oct.

We Will Recover
Oct 3, 2016 1:08 PM

We Will Recover

In 2014 OPEC members flooded the global market with cheap oil.

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Study Says Ohio Could Make $237M on Pipeline
Oct 3, 2016 10:59 AM

Study Says Ohio Could Make $237M on Pipeline

Ohio could take in $237.3 million from the proposed Utopia Pipeline, according to a study conducted by two Kent State University professors.

Dylan Sams | Dix Communications
Forum Digs Into Tax Reform
Oct 3, 2016 9:56 AM

Forum Digs Into Tax Reform

Congressmen Bob Gibbs and Jim Renacci were on friendly turf talking about the need for regulatory and tax reform at the Consumer Energy Alliance Midwest forum recently in Canton.

Babby Warren | Dix Communications
Industry Under Attack
Oct 3, 2016 9:48 AM

Industry Under Attack

The precipitous decline of the gas and oil industry in Guernsey County was not for want of those natural resources, a prominent industry insider reported in early September.

John Lowe | Dix Communications
After Nearly 40 Years, Beck Energy Is Still Drilling
Sep 1, 2016 12:00 AM

After Nearly 40 Years, Beck Energy Is Still Drilling

Raymond Beck's decades-long career in the oil and gas industry began with a job that just came upon him."A drilling contractor offered me a job [in 1967] in the winter months when I really wasn’t looking for a job, and it grew from there," he said.

Jeff Saunders | Dix Communications
Ohio Oil and Gas Association Honors Tom Stewart
Sep 1, 2016 12:00 AM

Ohio Oil and Gas Association Honors Tom Stewart

During an August 15 ceremony, the Ohio Oil and Gas Association (OOGA) presented Tom Stewart, former executive vice president of the OOGA and principal at Oilfield Policy Advisors with the Oilfield Patriot Award, an annual honor bestowed by the trade association.

Sweeney Joins Bricker & Eckler Gas & Oil Team
Sep 1, 2016 12:00 AM

Sweeney Joins Bricker & Eckler Gas & Oil Team

Bricker Eckler is growing its Southeast Ohio legal team in reflection of its increasing client base and opportunities in the region.

Cracker plant brings potential to Northeast Ohio plastics companies
Jul 14, 2016 2:46 PM

Cracker plant brings potential to Northeast Ohio plastics companies

As a professional in the business development world, Paul Boulier, vice president of business attraction at Team Northeast Ohio, said Ohio businesses should treat the growing ethane and oil industry in the state as a marathon rather than a sprint.

By Chelsea Shar | Dix Communications
Wall Street Journal calls Ohio Valley's natural gas a 'marketing boom'
Jul 6, 2016 9:03 AM

Wall Street Journal calls Ohio Valley's natural gas a 'marketing boom'

Credit the Marcellus shale formation and the latest drilling technology for a new distinction for a portion of southeastern Ohio and northwestern West Virginia.

Jun 30, 2016 2:21 PM

Ohio gas prices drop; remain higher than national average

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio gas prices continue to fall, while remaining slightly higher than the national average.

By Associated Press
APATEQ clean-tech water treatment system
Jun 16, 2016 9:35 AM

APATEQ clean-tech water treatment system

APATEQ, pronounced Ap-pa-tek, has developed a revolutionary, “cost-effective method green processing technology that efficiently separates hydrocarbons from frack flowback, produced water and brine without using chemicals,” said Dirk Martin, chief sales officer at APATEQ.