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May 9, 2017 1:46 PM

Utica Upstream Conference: Workers Needed

The natural gas is available, pipelines to move it are in the works, and big plans are afoot for electrical and petrochemical plants that will use it – but the North American shale industry could face setbacks because of a shortage that only humans can fill.

May 9, 2017 1:35 PM

Gas & Oil Industry Opposes Tax Rate Proposals

Industry groups continue to rail against a proposal by Gov. John Kasich to raise tax rates on oil and gas produced via horizontal hydraulic fracturing.

May 9, 2017 12:58 PM

Forum Focuses on Energy Issues

The importance of energy production and infrastructure to the Ohio Valley was the main focus at a discussion about energy issues, manufacturing and workforce development at Consumer Energy Alliance’s (CEA) 2017 Ohio Valley Energy and Manufacturing Forum, in Marietta.

Apr 12, 2017 1:28 PM

Utica Upstream Series Kicks Off With April 5 Conference

The Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce kicks off this year’s Utica Upstream Conference Series on Wednesday, April 5, at Walsh University’s Barrette Center, 2020 E. Maple St., in North Canton. The conference begins with registration at 7:30 a.m.

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Apr 12, 2017 1:10 PM

OOGA Celebrating 70th Anniversary

As we begin 2017, we are looking forward to a celebration of the Ohio Oil and Gas Association’s 70-year anniversary.

Lyndsey Kleven | Communications Coordinator For Ooga
Apr 12, 2017 1:01 PM

New Change to Sales Tax Exemption for Ohio Oil & Gas Industry for 2017

In December, 2016, Governor John Kasich vetoed a part of Senate Bill 235 that would affect the oil and gas industry’s sale-tax exemption.

Jacob Runnels | Gatehouse Media
Apr 12, 2017 12:49 PM

Beck Energy Seeks Sanctions From Munroe Falls

An oil and gas drilling company has dropped four counterclaims it has made against the city of Munroe Falls, but legal wrangling in the case concerning a well on the Sonoco paper mill property is not over.

Jeff Saunders | Gatehouse Media
Ohio Well Activity
Mar 6, 2017 11:55 AM

Ohio Well Activity

Mar 6, 2017 11:46 AM

Pipelines Planned to go Through Wayne County

While no pipelines broke ground in 2016, one was finally granted approval to commence, but it wasn’t until the beginning of February 2017. Three pipelines are expected to be constructed in the county, barring any surprises.

Bobby Warren | Gatehouse Media
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Mar 6, 2017 10:53 AM

Utopia Pipeline Construction Expected To Begin in March

Construction on the Utopia Pipeline is expected to begin in March, according to Kinder Morgan, developer of the project.

Dylan Sams | Gatehouse Media
Mar 6, 2017 10:49 AM

School Board Rejects Lease For Gas Well by Kimpton

If there is to be a natural gas well near Kimpton Middle School, it will be without the cooperation of the Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools. The Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution at its Jan.

Jeff Saunders | Gatehouse Media
Feb 6, 2017 4:05 PM

Bureau of Land Management To Have Online Oil & Gas Lease Sale March 23

The Bureau of Land Management Eastern States (BLM-ES) is preparing for an online oil and gas lease sale on March 23, 2017. The online auction will begin at 8 a.m. on the EnergyNet site (www.EnergyNet.com).

Feb 6, 2017 11:42 AM

Silver Lake Considers Proposal to Drill for Natural Gas

Will the village of Silver Lake allow drilling for a natural gas well on property south of Village Hall?

Phil Keren | Dix Communications
Jan 3, 2017 5:57 PM

Voters Support Gas & Oil Development

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently released a report, which explains what would happen if fracking were to be banned in Ohio and across the nation – and the results are not pretty.

Jackie Stewart | Energy In Depth-ohio
New Battleground State Poll: Overwhelming Bipartisan Support for Energy Infrastructure Investment
Jan 3, 2017 3:48 PM

New Battleground State Poll: Overwhelming Bipartisan Support for Energy Infrastructure Investment

More than 80 percent of Pennsylvania, Ohio and Virginia voters believe public and private investment in infrastructure, including energy infrastructure, would have a positive impact on the economy, according to a new series of surveys released today by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).

Jan 3, 2017 3:35 PM

Industry Notices

NOTICE OF OHIO OIL AND GAS ENERGY EDUCATION PROGRAM AMENDMENTSIn accordance with Ohio Revised Code Sections 1510.04 and 1510.

Counties to Watch: Belmont & Monroe
Jan 3, 2017 3:21 PM

Counties to Watch: Belmont & Monroe

As we wind down 2016 and look ahead to 2017, it’s time to stop and take look at how amazing Ohio’s Utica Shale production has been despite a significant pullback in drilling activity due to low commodity prices.

Jackie Stewart | Energy In Depth-ohio
Big Oil Discovery in Texas Not So Grandiose
Jan 3, 2017 3:09 PM

Big Oil Discovery in Texas Not So Grandiose

In November, 2016, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released an evaluation of the Wolfcamp shale in Texas’ Permian Basin stating it could contain 20 billion barrels of oil.

Jacob Runnels | Dix Communications
Ascent Resources Helps U.S. Marines Toys for Tots Program
Jan 3, 2017 3:01 PM

Ascent Resources Helps U.S. Marines Toys for Tots Program

It may have been a bit early, but the Santa Claus spirit was brought home to some 30 local families in the Guernsey County area on Wednesday, Dec. 14.