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Researchers: Water quality problem on river vanishing

November 9, 2012 PITTSBURGH — Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University say a water quality problem in the Monongahela River that may have been linked to Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling is going away. more »»

Thu. 3:51pm: Marcellus Shale business merger activity slows

October 25, 2012 PITTSBURGH (AP) — The wheeling and dealing over the natural gas-rich Marcellus Shale has hit the pause button. more »»

Mill Creek debates drilling (video)

October 17, 2012 YOUNGSTOWN — A large crowd turned out for an often-contentious hydraulic fracturing seminar Tuesday night at Fellows Riverside Garden. more »»

Drillers aren’t flocking to Youngstown

October 17, 2012 YOUNGSTOWN — Opponents and supporters of leasing city-owned property for natural gas and oil drilling had another chance Tuesday evening to speak out at a public hearing on the controversial topic. more »»

Gas company sells shale play mineral rights

October 16, 2012 A company that owns the permit to drill a horizontal natural gas well in Hartford Township has sold most of its nearby Utica Shale Play mineral leases for $43 million. more »»

Tue. 2:20pm: Pa. Supreme Court hears Marcellus Shale case

October 16, 2012 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pennsylvania's Supreme Court heard arguments in a natural gas case that could cause chaos for major energy companies and thousands of leaseholders. more »»

Charities contribute to drilling research

October 8, 2012 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Citizens groups and nonprofits around the nation are asking questions about environmental and health impacts of natural gas hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and Pennsylvania... more »»

McDonald site may go midstream

October 7, 2012 McDONALD — Hundreds of available acres, miles of rail line, a convergence of 200 miles of pipeline rights of way, a water supply, a web of highways and what is believed to be vast amounts of natural... more »»

Plates show signs of change

October 7, 2012 Have you noticed the the out-of-state license plates around the county? I have. I have spotted them mostly in Warren, mostly on heavy-duty trucks. more »»

Shale report: Ohio, Pa. hold ‘enormous reserves’

October 6, 2012 Drilling companies beginning to explore the Utica Shale got a piece of good news Friday when the U.S. more »»

New cold War?

October 1, 2012 PITTSBURGH — The Kremlin is watching, European nations are rebelling, and some suspect Moscow is secretly bankrolling a campaign to derail the West’s strategic plans. more »»

Expert: Shale a $10B boost

September 30, 2012 SALEM — The shale boom will explode the Ohio economy by adding $10 billion to it by 2014, Linda Woggon, executive vice president of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce and executive director of the Ohio... more »»

Trumbull gas well on hold

September 29, 2012 VIENNA — The energy company that holds a permit for one of two Trumbull County horizontal natural gas wells has put the well on hold. more »»

Gas industry could fuel airport growth

September 27, 2012 VIENNA — The emerging natural gas and oil industry might not make it easy to develop the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, but it might make it easier, according to planners who have already been... more »»

Federal funds helped fuel gas drilling boom

September 24, 2012 PITTSBURGH — It sounds like a free-market success story: a natural gas boom created by drilling company innovation, delivering a vast new source of cheap energy without the government subsidies tha... more »»

Groups protest gas drilling

September 23, 2012 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Demonstrators in the United States and other countries protested Saturday against the natural gas drilling process known as fracking that they say threatens public health and the... more »»

Corbett: Pa. drilling protesters ‘unreasoning’

September 21, 2012 PHILADELPHIA — Gov. more »»

Youngstown delays gas lease vote

September 20, 2012 YOUNGSTOWN — City Council delayed a vote Wednesday on leasing city-owned property for drilling for natural gas and oil. more »»

Chesapeake Energy selling some assets for $6.9 billion

September 13, 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Chesapeake Energy Corp. more »»

City looks to sell mineral rights

September 12, 2012 YOUNGSTOWN — Mayor Charles Sammarone wants to sell the city’s mineral rights and use the money for demolition and redeveloping neighborhoods. more »»

 
 
 

 

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