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Aug 1, 2017 9:29 PM

Ohio House Overrides Governor's Veto

On July 6th, the Ohio House of Representatives overrode a total of 11 line-item vetoes pertaining to House Bill 49, the state budget bill.

Brian Hickman | Director Of Government Affairs For Ooga
Aug 1, 2017 9:25 PM

Bayesville Developing Plan to Protect Source Water

The Village of Byesville, because it will be supplying water in the relatively near future to the proposed Guernsey Power Plant, will need to expand the capacity of its water plant, officials said.

John Lowe | Gatehouse Ohio Media
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Aug 1, 2017 8:55 PM

Fracking, Taxing & The State Budget

It wouldn’t be a biennial budget debate without a little final talk of raising taxes on oil and gas produced via horizontal hydraulic fracturing.

Mark Kovac | Gatehouse Media
Aug 1, 2017 8:48 PM

Court: Munroe Falls Must Pay Beck Energy $45,000; City: Plans to Appeal

The city has lost a round in its legal wrangling going back more than five years with an area oil and natural gas drilling firm. On July 13, Summit County Common Pleas Judge Paul J.

Jeff Saunders | Gatehouse Media
Ohio Well Activity
Jul 1, 2017 1:45 PM

Ohio Well Activity

Jul 1, 2017 1:36 PM

Rover Pipeline to Pay State's Historical Society

The Rover Pipeline has agreed to pay $1.5 million to the Ohio state historical society as part of its effort to mitigate harm caused by construction.

Gatehouse Ohio Media Report
Pipeline Project Perplexes Property Owner
Jul 1, 2017 12:50 PM

Pipeline Project Perplexes Property Owner

After the Rover Pipeline was announced and Roger Meggyesy learned it would bisect farmland he owns, he expressed concerns about maintaining the quality of the topsoil and proper mitigation programs to restore productivity. That was in 2015.

Bobby Warren | Gatehouse Media
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How to Protect a Pipeline
Jul 1, 2017 12:42 PM

How to Protect a Pipeline

Pipelines aren’t perfect, and that’s evident with something like the recent gas spill with Energy Transfer Partners’ Rover gas pipeline in April.

Jacob Runnels | Gatehouse Media
Advocacy Groups Want Rover Stopped
Jul 1, 2017 12:31 PM

Advocacy Groups Want Rover Stopped

Rover Pipeline officials continue to respond to the inadvertent release of 2 million gallons of drilling fluid in Stark County, outlining federal commission measures they have taken and will take to address concerns.

Bobby Warren | Gatehouse Media
First Rover, Now Utopia Pipelines Cut Through Wayne & Ashland Counties
Jul 1, 2017 12:12 PM

First Rover, Now Utopia Pipelines Cut Through Wayne & Ashland Counties

Kinder Morgan officials have seen the kind of news coverage another pipeline project has received, and they are hopeful they can avoid some of it as the Utopia project continues through Wayne County.

Bobby Warren | Gatehouse Media
Jul 1, 2017 12:05 PM

The Federal Whirlwind Continues

Another day brings another regulatory or legislative issue being discussed at the federal level, and for once, we can say that those in the oil and gas industry are enthusiastic about the prospect.

Penny Seipel | Ooga, Vice President Of Public Affairs
Ohio Well Activity
Jun 20, 2017 2:04 PM

Ohio Well Activity

Green Council Opposes Current NEXUS Pipeline Route
Jun 20, 2017 12:24 PM

Green Council Opposes Current NEXUS Pipeline Route

Green City Council unanimously approved a resolution May 2 to enter into an agreement with McMahon DeGulis, LLP, a legal services firm specializing in environmental law, to assist the City and City’s law director with a plan to continue to oppose the approval of the Nexus pipeline through the city.

Jun 20, 2017 12:20 PM

Supreme Court to Rule on Free Gas vs. Lease Argument

The Ohio Supreme Court must decide whether the acceptance of free gas is sufficient to prevent a property owner from terminating an oil and gas lease on her property.

Mark Kovac | Gatehouse Media
Spill Results in Delay on Rover Pipeline
Jun 20, 2017 12:04 PM

Spill Results in Delay on Rover Pipeline

Rover Pipeline’s spill of 2 million gallons of drilling fluid in a local wetland led the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Wednesday to halt similar construction work elsewhere on the pipeline route. Energy Transfer is building the $4.

Shane Hoover | Gatehouse Ohio Media
Jun 20, 2017 12:02 PM

Rover Pipeline Responds Historic Preservation Report

In response to conflicting reports, the Rover Pipeline would like to provide clarity on the commitments it made to historic preservation in agreement with the Ohio State Historic Preservation Office. On Nov. 21, 2016, Rover made a more than $2.