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Training Exercise Held in Belmont County
Jun 20, 2017 11:48 AM

Training Exercise Held in Belmont County

Ascent Resources - Utica, LLC (“Ascent”) in conjunction with Cumberland Trail Fire Department hosted a Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) mock exercise in May.

Firefighter Pursuing Chemical Disclosure Law
Jun 20, 2017 11:44 AM

Firefighter Pursuing Chemical Disclosure Law

A Youngstown firefighter is urging state lawmakers to require increased disclosure to emergency responders of chemicals used in horizontal hydraulic fracturing.

Mark Kovac | Gatehouse Media
Museum Showcases History of Gas & Oil Industry
Jun 20, 2017 11:40 AM

Museum Showcases History of Gas & Oil Industry

The Ken Miller Supply Oil, Gas, Car, Truck and Agriculture Museum, located at 7920 Shreve Road just north of Shreve and south of Wooster on SR 226 will open this Spring.

County Officials Plead Case for Energy Taxes
Jun 20, 2017 11:31 AM

County Officials Plead Case for Energy Taxes

Two Cambridge-area officials formally voiced their support for legislation that would direct increased funding from oil and gas taxes to local governments to pay for road and other improvements.

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May 9, 2017 1:46 PM

Utica Upstream Conference: Workers Needed

The natural gas is available, pipelines to move it are in the works, and big plans are afoot for electrical and petrochemical plants that will use it – but the North American shale industry could face setbacks because of a shortage that only humans can fill.

Five Pipeline Projects in the Mix in Southeast Ohio
May 9, 2017 1:38 PM

Five Pipeline Projects in the Mix in Southeast Ohio

Guernsey County and three neighboring counties rank in Ohio’s top 10 for Utica shale gas and oil production.

May 9, 2017 1:35 PM

Gas & Oil Industry Opposes Tax Rate Proposals

Industry groups continue to rail against a proposal by Gov. John Kasich to raise tax rates on oil and gas produced via horizontal hydraulic fracturing.

Engineer Wants to Make Sure Local Roads Are Protected
May 9, 2017 1:13 PM

Engineer Wants to Make Sure Local Roads Are Protected

Wayne County’s engineer does not want to stop the process for the Rover Pipeline project, but he is slowing it down just a little.

Registration for Shale Insight 2017 Is Now Open!
May 9, 2017 1:08 PM

Registration for Shale Insight 2017 Is Now Open!

Celebrating its seventh year, the Shale Insight™ 2017 Conference and Exhibit is returning to the epicenter of the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays Sept. 27-28 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh.

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May 9, 2017 12:58 PM

Forum Focuses on Energy Issues

The importance of energy production and infrastructure to the Ohio Valley was the main focus at a discussion about energy issues, manufacturing and workforce development at Consumer Energy Alliance’s (CEA) 2017 Ohio Valley Energy and Manufacturing Forum, in Marietta.

Apr 12, 2017 1:28 PM

Utica Upstream Series Kicks Off With April 5 Conference

The Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce kicks off this year’s Utica Upstream Conference Series on Wednesday, April 5, at Walsh University’s Barrette Center, 2020 E. Maple St., in North Canton. The conference begins with registration at 7:30 a.m.

Apr 12, 2017 1:10 PM

OOGA Celebrating 70th Anniversary

As we begin 2017, we are looking forward to a celebration of the Ohio Oil and Gas Association’s 70-year anniversary.

Lyndsey Kleven | Communications Coordinator For Ooga
Apr 12, 2017 1:01 PM

New Change to Sales Tax Exemption for Ohio Oil & Gas Industry for 2017

In December, 2016, Governor John Kasich vetoed a part of Senate Bill 235 that would affect the oil and gas industry’s sale-tax exemption.

Jacob Runnels | Gatehouse Media
Apr 12, 2017 12:49 PM

Beck Energy Seeks Sanctions From Munroe Falls

An oil and gas drilling company has dropped four counterclaims it has made against the city of Munroe Falls, but legal wrangling in the case concerning a well on the Sonoco paper mill property is not over.

Jeff Saunders | Gatehouse Media
Ohio Well Activity
Mar 6, 2017 11:55 AM

Ohio Well Activity

Mar 6, 2017 11:46 AM

Pipelines Planned to go Through Wayne County

While no pipelines broke ground in 2016, one was finally granted approval to commence, but it wasn’t until the beginning of February 2017. Three pipelines are expected to be constructed in the county, barring any surprises.

Bobby Warren | Gatehouse Media
Mar 6, 2017 10:53 AM

Utopia Pipeline Construction Expected To Begin in March

Construction on the Utopia Pipeline is expected to begin in March, according to Kinder Morgan, developer of the project.

Dylan Sams | Gatehouse Media
Mar 6, 2017 10:49 AM

School Board Rejects Lease For Gas Well by Kimpton

If there is to be a natural gas well near Kimpton Middle School, it will be without the cooperation of the Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools. The Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution at its Jan.

Jeff Saunders | Gatehouse Media