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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
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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
Cost Increases as Pipelines Are Replaced
Nov 1, 2016 11:32 AM

Cost Increases as Pipelines Are Replaced

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) approved of an investment increase, as well as a spending increase, for Dominion East Ohio’s Pipeline Infrastructure Replacement (PIR) program in September.

Jacob Runnels | Dix Communications
Marathon, MarkWest See Expansion in Future
Nov 1, 2016 11:22 AM

Marathon, MarkWest See Expansion in Future

With their newest pipeline pumping product, Marathon and MarkWest companies in northeastern Ohio are positioned for a future of growth, according to company heads.

Chelsea Shar | Dix Communications
EnerGreen 360 Working to Create New Facility
Oct 3, 2016 3:56 PM

EnerGreen 360 Working to Create New Facility

Southeastern Ohio has been a hotbed of oil and gas activity for the past several years.

Holly Bilyeu | Dix Communications
Utica Summit IV Set for October 11
Oct 3, 2016 3:15 PM

Utica Summit IV Set for October 11

How does natural gas become a plastic toy or an industrial safety device? The gas molecule can be reconfigured to become a raw material for plastics manufacturing. Business leaders will hear what plastics manufacturers buy and what they make at Utica Summit IV on Oct.

We Will Recover
Oct 3, 2016 1:08 PM

We Will Recover

In 2014 OPEC members flooded the global market with cheap oil.

Study Says Ohio Could Make $237M on Pipeline
Oct 3, 2016 10:59 AM

Study Says Ohio Could Make $237M on Pipeline

Ohio could take in $237.3 million from the proposed Utopia Pipeline, according to a study conducted by two Kent State University professors.

Dylan Sams | Dix Communications