October 31, 2014
- Richmond, Va.-based energy company Dominion has submitted a request asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to begin its environmental review of a proposed $4.5 billion to $5 billion, 550-mile natural gas pipeline.
October 30, 2014
- CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The installation of devices that detect radiation in natural gas drilling waste is nearly complete at six West Virginia landfills, a state ...
October 28, 2014
- The natural gas boom in the Marcellus Shale region of West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania has brought $15 billion in propose - More -
October 26, 2014
- MOUNDSVILLE - Hoping to give students growing up in the Marcellus shale region the opportunity to work in the oil and natural gas industry, Chevron will partner with the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation and others for the $20 million Appalachi...
- Southwestern Energy has announced it is buying oil and gas assets in the Marcellus and Utica Shale Fields in West Virginia and Pennsylvania from Chesapeake Energy for over $5,000,000,000.
October 25, 2014
- MOUNDSVILLE - As natural gas production in the Marcellus Shale region increases, the next issue is getting the gas to market. That's where the pipelines come in.
- By Ken Ward Jr. One of the nation's best-known experts on the Marcellus Shale concluded that more investigation is needed before a Houston firm is allowed to move forward with natural gas wells near the site of a "near-catastrophic" fracking incident at a Marshall County chemical plant. Penn State geologist Terry Engelder, who did groundbreaking work about the gas reserves available in the ...
October 24, 2014
- WHEELING - Because his company spent more than $500 million while successfully fracking 64 Marcellus and Utica shale wells in Marshall County, Mike McCown believes Gastar Exploration can extract natural gas from beneath the Ohio River.
- As part of the deal, Chesapeake Energy (CHK) is selling ~413,000 net acres and 1,500 wells in northern West Virginia and southern Pennsylvania.
October 23, 2014
- By Ken Ward Jr. A legislatively mandated survey meant to measure whether West Virginia residents are getting the jobs created by the Marcellus Shale natural gas boom needs a lot of work if it's going to give a solid answer on the issue, according to the state researcher who does the study. This year's report, made public earlier this month , for the first time attempted to gather some data on ...