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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.

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.

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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
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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
Mar 28, 2016 9:47 AM

More natural gas exports on the way

Ohio's Utica Shale output soared to 303 billion cubic feet during the last three months of 2015, an 80 percent increase from the same period in 2014, as both the Buckeye State and West Virginia contribute to record amounts of shale natural gas production throughout the U.S.

By Associated Press
Mar 23, 2016 10:03 AM

Advisory models 'best practices' for natural gas storage

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s has released a natural gas storage safety advisory modeled after industry’s best practices.

Mar 23, 2016 9:57 AM

Marcellus ethane heads to Europe

MARTINS FERRY - Even as officials in Ohio work to attract the $5.7 billion PTT Global Chemical plant to crack ethane, Sunoco Logistics and Kinder Morgan collectively plan to spend about $3.5 billion moving the material out of the Marcellus and Utica shale region.

By Associated Press
Mar 17, 2016 9:59 AM

Recap of 2015 activity in the gas, oil industry—What's next?

A recap of the stories in the Gas & Oil magazine from January to December of 2015 that made us smile, angry, frustrated, and, for some, more money than they ever had in their life.

By Judie Perkowski | Dix Communications
Ohio gas prices up from price 1 month ago
Mar 14, 2016 9:48 AM

Ohio gas prices up from price 1 month ago

Ohio's average price for regular gas going into the workweek remains lower than a year ago but has climbed from this time last month.

By Associated Press
Belmont County boasts top 10 producing wells in Ohio
Mar 14, 2016 9:45 AM

Belmont County boasts top 10 producing wells in Ohio

Despite a drop in working U.S. oil and natural gas rigs from 1,803 to just 489 over the last two years, Belmont County boasts the 10 most productive wells in the entire state of Ohio.

By Associated Press
Mar 7, 2016 8:28 AM

TownCenter project begins to take shape

With the laying of each new brick the TownCenter at Firestone Farms is continuing to develop character, Tom Mackall said Friday.

By Associated Press
Mar 1, 2016 7:56 AM

Utica and Marcellus regions show largest growth, according to EIA

According to the Drilling Productivity Report released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the Marcellus and Utica regions have shown the most growth of any shale plays in the United States.

Feb 29, 2016 1:40 PM

NEXUS submits application to FERC

The NEXUS Gas Transmission pipeline lead developers for the project, Spectra Energy and Michigan-based DTE Energy, recently submitted an Application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.