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Oil boom effect: Too many jobs

August 14, 2012 WOODWARD, Okla. — The local prison is so short on guards that inmates can sometimes just walk away. A gas station barely has enough cashiers to keep up with the trucks filling the parking lot. more »»

Shale drillers getting good results in Utica

August 10, 2012 AKRON — Three energy companies drilling for gas and oil along Ohio’s Utica Shale say they’re seeing positive results on their wells’ production numbers as another company describes a less favorable... more »»

Marcellus is top gas field

August 6, 2012 PITTSBURGH — The Marcellus Shale is about to become the most productive natural gas field in the United States, according to data from energy industry analysts and the federal government. more »»

Texas-based firm purchases mineral rights to 27,000 acres

August 3, 2012 A Texas-based company has purchased the oil and gas rights to 27,000 acres of land in Trumbull County, according to filings. more »»

Experts: Kasich’s price tag wrong

August 3, 2012 COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. more »»

Thu. 10:57am: Experts say no way Ohio oil and gas worth $1T

August 2, 2012 COLUMBUS (AP) — Geology experts tell The Associated Press that Gov. more »»

Experts: Fracking foes mislead

July 23, 2012 PITTSBURGH — In the debate over natural gas drilling, the companies are often the ones accused of twisting the facts. But scientists say opponents sometimes mislead the public, too. more »»

Some facts about fracking

July 22, 2012 The other day a neighbor asked me if I knew anything about the new regulations regarding hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, of the Marcellus and Utica shales. more »»

Selling like hot cakes

July 15, 2012 WARREN — From “landmen” poring over property deeds in the Trumbull County courthouse to educators training workers to weld pipe and run machinery, the growing natural gas shale industry is creating... more »»

Chamber: Shale money is flowing

July 13, 2012 An official with the Regional Chamber says recent news of shale-related investments should give Valley residents confidence in the industry. more »»

What about the waste?

July 12, 2012 COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. more »»

ODNR visits Patriot treatment plant

July 12, 2012 WARREN — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Tuesday finally accepted Patriot Water Treatment’s invitation to visit the business. more »»

Exploring shale options

July 1, 2012 WARREN — Tom Horton said he took a leap of faith when he quit his landscaping job to attend Eastern Gateway Community College’s shale natural gas trainin. more »»

State official says county process just beginning

July 1, 2012 The executive director of the Ohio Petroleum Council said Trumbull County is at least 18 months away from any drilling or oil and gas production. more »»

Chamber and coalition to host shale seminar

June 14, 2012 YOUNGSTOWN — The Regional Chamber announced Wednesday that it and the Ohio Shale Coalition will co-host a luncheon and half-day seminar detailing the requirements for involvement in the lucrative... more »»

Steel to auto to shale

June 10, 2012 The Tribune Chronicle traces its roots back 200 years, but steelmaking goes back even further in time — and it’s the one that launched the Mahoning Valley into one of the world’s great manufacturing... more »»

Judge considers delaying Chesapeake annual meeting

June 6, 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY — A shareholders’ group urged a federal judge Tuesday to postpone the annual meeting of the nation’s second-largest natural gas producer until the company releases more information on... more »»

IEA: China to double natural gas demand

June 6, 2012 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Global demand for natural gas will likely grow 17 percent over the next five years as Chinese consumption doubles, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday. more »»

Port Authority may play role in shale gas industry

May 22, 2012 VIENNA — The Western Reserve Port Authority, along with officials throughout the Mahoning Valley, must be ready to attract employers tied to the area’s budding natural gas industry, two real estate... more »»

 
 

 

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