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Belmont County boasts top 10 producing wells in Ohio
Mar 14, 2016 9:45 AM

Belmont County boasts top 10 producing wells in Ohio

Despite a drop in working U.S. oil and natural gas rigs from 1,803 to just 489 over the last two years, Belmont County boasts the 10 most productive wells in the entire state of Ohio.

By Associated Press
Mar 7, 2016 8:28 AM

TownCenter project begins to take shape

With the laying of each new brick the TownCenter at Firestone Farms is continuing to develop character, Tom Mackall said Friday.

By Associated Press
Mar 1, 2016 7:56 AM

Utica and Marcellus regions show largest growth, according to EIA

According to the Drilling Productivity Report released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the Marcellus and Utica regions have shown the most growth of any shale plays in the United States.

Feb 29, 2016 1:40 PM

NEXUS submits application to FERC

The NEXUS Gas Transmission pipeline lead developers for the project, Spectra Energy and Michigan-based DTE Energy, recently submitted an Application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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Feb 29, 2016 9:35 AM

Rice Energy plans 12 wells

Rice Energy is pumping so much natural gas from prolific Belmont County Utica Shale wells such as "Mohawk Warrior," "Blue Thunder" and "Bigfoot" that the driller needs to call in the "Strike Force" to help move the material to market.

By Associated Press
Ohio gas prices up slightly higher than national average
Feb 29, 2016 9:29 AM

Ohio gas prices up slightly higher than national average

Ohio's average price for regular gas is coming in slightly higher than the national average to begin the workweek.

By Associated Press
Feb 24, 2016 3:11 PM

Dominion buying Questar for about $4.4 billion

Dominion Resources will spend approximately $4.4 billion to acquire Questar in a big reach to the West for the East Coast energy company.

By Associated Press
Official: Belmont County Cracker could fuel new fire for Valley
Feb 24, 2016 8:40 AM

Official: Belmont County Cracker could fuel new fire for Valley

Most of the steel mills, glass factories and other plants that once employed tens of thousands along the Ohio River are closed, but officials believe landing the $5.7 billion ethane cracker complex in Belmont County would allow Ohio and West Virginia to become manufacturing powerhouses once again.

By Associated Press
Ohio gas prices remain low, slightly under national average
Feb 22, 2016 8:37 AM

Ohio gas prices remain low, slightly under national average

Ohio's average price for regular gas comes in slightly cheaper than the national average as the workweek begins.

By Associated Press
Feb 19, 2016 3:06 PM

US rig count at 514

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil andnatural gas in the U.S. declined by 27 this week to 514.

By Associated Press
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Feb 19, 2016 1:30 PM

Report offers 184 suggestions on growing natural gas network

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state task force created to figure out how Pennsylvania should grow its network of natural gas pipelines has come up with 184 recommendations.

By Associated Press
Feb 12, 2016 8:00 AM

Dominion East Ohio customers benefit from lower natural gas prices

Dominion East Ohio expects increased energy production from the Marcellus and Utica shale formations in Ohio and nearby states to help provide ample supplies of natural gas at lower prices than a year ago.

Feb 8, 2016 11:28 AM

Natural gas customers see benefit of drilling

Five years of Marcellus and Utica shale drilling are helping residential Dominion East Ohio customers see monthly natural gas bills less than half those they paid in December 2010, according to the company.

By Associated Press
Ohio gas prices drop about 40 cents a gallon over month
Feb 8, 2016 10:39 AM

Ohio gas prices drop about 40 cents a gallon over month

Gas pump prices for a gallon of regular fuel have dropped about 40 cents from the average a month ago.

By Associated Press
Feb 5, 2016 8:19 AM

Shale's running out of survival tricks as OPEC ramps up pressure

In 2015, the fracking outfits that dot America’s oil-rich plains threw everything they had at $50-a- barrel crude.

By Dan Murtaugh | Bloomberg
Feb 5, 2016 8:06 AM

TransCanada to file 2 legal challenges to Keystone rejection

The Canadian company that proposed the Keystone XL oil pipeline filed a lawsuit over the U.S. government's rejection of the project and announced it plans to file a second legal challenge that will seek more than $15 billion in damages.

By Juan A. Lozano | Associated Press
Jan 22, 2016 8:48 AM

Columbia Gas details Salem gas line project

Two Home Circle residents concerned about how a natural gas line replacement project will affect the integrity of their old homes appeared more at ease after a customer information meeting Thursday night.

By Associated Press
Jan 15, 2016 10:49 AM

H.R. 8, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act

H.R. 8 is a broad energy bill that seeks to maximize America’s energy potential.

Jan 15, 2016 10:42 AM

Ohio Supreme Court ready to hear arguments over leases

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court is ready to hear arguments in a long-running legal battle over disputed oil-and-gas leases held by 700 landowners in southern and eastern Ohio. A pair of cases involving Beck Energy Corp. leases has been consolidated.

By Associated Press
Jan 15, 2016 10:41 AM

Latta votes to protect affordable, reliable American energy

Congresman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) released the following statement regarding the U.S. House of Representative’s passage of S.J. Res 23 and S.J. Res 24.