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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
OH & PA Lead States In Production Increases
Jun 20, 2017 11:57 AM

OH & PA Lead States In Production Increases

U.S. Energy Information Administration After reaching a record high of 79 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2015, U.S. marketed natural gas production fell to 77 Bcf/d in 2016, the first annual decline since 2005.

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
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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.

Ohio Well Activity
Apr 12, 2017 1:35 PM

Ohio Well Activity

Rover Pipeline Crews Ready To Roll
Apr 12, 2017 1:14 PM

Rover Pipeline Crews Ready To Roll

Energy Transfer Partners was chomping at the bit to get the Rover Pipeline project underway earlier this year, and with finally receiving a notice to proceed from a federal regulatory agency in February, it’s moving quickly to, well, proceed.

Bobby Warren | Gatehouse Media
Ohio Agencies Say 6 Counties Saw $43M Tax Bump (Fact Sheets)
Mar 6, 2017 11:36 AM

Ohio Agencies Say 6 Counties Saw $43M Tax Bump (Fact Sheets)

The fact sheets below were compiled in a report done by Energy In Depth Ohio and the Ohio Oil and Gas Association. The data includes information obtained fromThe Ohio Department of Natural Resources Department of Oil Gas Resources.

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Mar 6, 2017 11:16 AM

Ohio Agencies Say 6 Counties Saw $43M Tax Bump

Ohio’s top six Utica Shale counties collected more than $43.7 million in real estate property taxes on production from 2010-2015, according to a new report by Energy In Depth and the Ohio Oil and Gas Association.

Pipeline Progress
Mar 6, 2017 10:55 AM

Pipeline Progress

The Army Corp of Engineers’ announcement that it will issue the final permit to complete the Dakota Access Pipeline generated a lot of headlines, but it is just one of a handful of positive developments on the pipeline front in February, with three Marcellus and Utica shale projects being of particular note.

Nicole Jacobs | Energy In Depth-ohio
OOGA Celebrates 70th Anniversary
Mar 6, 2017 10:45 AM

OOGA Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Lyndsey Kleven, communications coordinator for OOGA, noted, “The industry is slowly emerging out of trying times, and brighter days lie ahead. It is more important now than ever that we come together and support both our industry and your Association.

EPA Reports Methane Emissions Decreasing
Mar 6, 2017 10:29 AM

EPA Reports Methane Emissions Decreasing

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its draft 2017 Greenhouse Gas Inventory (GHGI) in February, and the new EPA data show that methane emissions from oil and natural gas systems continue to fall at the same time production has continued to ramp up.

Seth Whitehead | Energy In Depth-ohio
Update On Increased Acreage for Wayne National Forest Sale
Feb 6, 2017 4:42 PM

Update On Increased Acreage for Wayne National Forest Sale

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced in Jaunary that it will lease another 1,186 acres in Ohio’s Wayne National Forest (WNF) in an upcoming auction set for March 23.

Jackie Stewart | Energy In Depth-ohio
Feb 6, 2017 3:59 PM

Natural Gas Plays Role in Increased Barge Traffic

In just three months, barge traffic on the Ohio River at Hannibal has tripled since a new company was contracted to manage harbor operations at Center Port Terminal, according to terminal owner Eric J. Spirtas.

OOGA Celebrates the Holidays
Feb 6, 2017 11:37 AM

OOGA Celebrates the Holidays

The Ohio Oil Gas Association marked a transition in leadership recently with David Hill of Cambridge stepping down as president and James Aslanides of Coshocton assuming that mantle of leadership.

Ohio Farm Bureau Speaker Calls Gas & Oil Industry 'Volatile'
Feb 6, 2017 11:20 AM

Ohio Farm Bureau Speaker Calls Gas & Oil Industry 'Volatile'

"If you’re not at the table, you’re part of the menu,” Dale Arnold of the Ohio Farm Bureau told dozens of community, business and economic development leaders on Jan. 5.

Aslanides Steps Into OOGA Leadership Role
Feb 6, 2017 11:13 AM

Aslanides Steps Into OOGA Leadership Role

Perhaps the trait that sets Jim Aslanides apart in his new role as president of the Ohio Oil Gas Association is passion.

Ray Booth | Dix Communications
Mar 29, 2016 1:48 PM

Burger Plant demolition making way for Dilles Bottom cracker plant

DILLES BOTTOM - Even if PTT Global Chemical decides before the end of this year that it will build its $5.7 billion ethane cracker in Belmont County, the massive petrochemical plant likely would not be able to process the natural gas liquid until at least 2020.

By Associated Press