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Jun 20, 2017 11:00 AM

Road closing

Beginning Monday, June 26, Clay Pike will close between Millers Lane and Spry Road for 70 days while crews work on a bridge replacement. While Clay Pike is closed, motorists should use the following detour: Clay Pike to Millers Lane to S.R. 146 to S.R.

May 9, 2017 1:30 PM

New Report Examines Costs of 'Paris Pledge'

Meeting the commitments President Obama made as part of the Paris climate accord could cost the U.S. economy $3 trillion and 6.5 million industrial sector jobs by 2040, according to a comprehensive new study prepared by NERA Economic Consulting.

May 9, 2017 1:19 PM

Three Reasons for Investments In Gas-Fired Power

Within the past few years, there has been a flurry of natural gas-fired power plants sprouting up all over Ohio by non-utility companies.

Utica Shale Gas Production up 43%
May 9, 2017 12:32 PM

Utica Shale Gas Production up 43%

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has just released much-anticipated Utica Shale well data for the fourth quarter of 2016.

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Apr 12, 2017 12:23 PM

'Purple Hayes' Remains Top Producing Oil Well

Marcellus Drilling News reported recently that Eclipse Resources once again had the top producing oil well with their Purple Hayes well in Guernsey County. Purple Hayes is currently the longest horizontal well drilled in the United States at 3.

Registration for Shale Insight 2017 now open
Apr 5, 2017 9:36 AM

Registration for Shale Insight 2017 now open

Registration for Shale Insight2017 is now open! PITTSBURGH -- 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.

Feb 6, 2017 11:07 AM

Gas & Oil Industry Off to 'Great Start' for 2017

2017 is off to a truly amazing start when it comes to shale-related news for the Buckeye State. Week after week we are hearing positive news about investment and job creation coming to the state — and it’s all thanks to fracking.

Jackie Stewart | Energy In Depth-ohio
Wayne Forest Leases Generate $1.7 Million
Jan 3, 2017 6:03 PM

Wayne Forest Leases Generate $1.7 Million

This week the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hosted an online competitive auction sale of federal minerals located under the surface of the Wayne National Forest. The BLM auctioned off 719 acres for a total sale of over $1.7 million. On average, each acre sold for $2,416.

Jackie Stewart | Energy In Depth-ohio
Jan 3, 2017 6:00 PM

Wayne County Approves Road-Use Agreement with Rover Pipeline

A road use maintenance agreement with Rover Pipeline that will “preserve” county and township roads was approved during the Wayne County commissioners’ regular, weekly business meeting on Nov. 30.

Bobby Warren | Dix Communications
NEXUS Pipeline Route Stays the Course in Wayne County
Jan 3, 2017 3:57 PM

NEXUS Pipeline Route Stays the Course in Wayne County

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has decided against an alternate route for the NEXUS Pipeline that would have moved construction through southern and western Wayne County instead of through Chippewa Township, and the news was bittersweet.

Bobby Warren | Dix Communications
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Jan 3, 2017 3:38 PM

Manufacturers Support Infrastructure Investment

Ohioans know what’s needed to help our manufacturing community compete on the global stage.

Ryan Augsburger | Ohio Manufacturer's Association
Jan 3, 2017 3:16 PM

Company Seeks to Drill Natural Gas Well

A proposal to drill a natural gas well on private property adjacent to Kimpton Middle School may be in the Board of Education’s future to consider. David Beck of Beck Energy in Ravenna told Board members at their Dec.

Marsha Mckenna | Dix Communications
Harrison County Industry Leaders
Dec 1, 2016 1:00 AM

Harrison County Industry Leaders

In eastern Ohio, Harrison County continues to see the benefits of the gas and oil industry despite a general slump in drilling across the nation.

No Debate: Fracking Brings Manufacturing Back
Dec 1, 2016 1:00 AM

No Debate: Fracking Brings Manufacturing Back

One thing both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump could agree on is the fact that America’s surge in natural gas production, which has driven down prices, is bringing manufacturing back.

By Jackie Stewart | Energy In Depth Ohio
Partnership Comments on Growth of Industry
Dec 1, 2016 1:00 AM

Partnership Comments on Growth of Industry

The Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth featured information about eastern Ohio’s natural gas development in its recent newsletter.

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
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