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  • Ohio Valley Economy Should Grow With or Without Belmont County Cracker Plant

    October 19, 2017

    Wheeling Intelligencer News Register. Jobs in law, health care, education, finance and numerous other careers help Ohio County residents earn higher per capita income than those in any other West Virginia county, and about 35 percent more than the statewide average. Also, amid ongoing urban rede [...]

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  • Belmont College and Hess Corporation Host Event

    October 19, 2017

    Martins Ferry Times Leader. For the fourth year in a row, Belmont College welcomed local first responders to the Shale Safety Institute 2017, a partnership between Belmont College and Hess Corp. More than 42 fire and EMS stations were represented at the event, which is designed to prepare local [...]

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  • Driller with a Focus on Ohio Looks to an IPO or a Sale

    October 18, 2017

    Crain’s Cleveland Business. An oil-and-gas exploration company that has made a big bet on Ohio is preparing for an initial public offering or a sale, The Wall Street Journal reports. Oklahoma City-based Ascent Resources LLC, founded by late oilman Aubrey McClendon and two big energy-investment [...]

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  • OOGEEP, Kasich tout energy awareness

    October 16, 2017

    The Times Leader. October is National Energy Awareness Month, and the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program is recognizing the month by highlighting the prevalence of petroleum-based products in today’s economy. Throughout the month of October, OOGEEP plans to emphasize the indispensability o [...]

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  • Economic Conference with Preparations for Cracker Opens Wednesday Morning in Wheeling

    October 16, 2017

    Steubenville Herald Star. Banking, housing, construction, legal services and other business sectors throughout the region could see substantial impact from the potential $6 billion Belmont County ethane cracker, and academic and industry leaders will convene in Wheeling next week to discuss the imp [...]

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  • Letter to the Editor: Gas, Oil Industry Helps Provide Vital Products for Our Lives

    October 16, 2017

    Canton Repository. October is National Energy Awareness Month. Here in Ohio, this has special significance due to enormous impact of our state’s oil and natural gas industry. For more than 150 years, this industry has been a reliable economic engine moving our state forward. Even today, discussio [...]

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