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  • FirstEnergy Nuclear Subsidy Would Thwart Ohio Shale Gas, Kill Jobs Says API Ohio

    May 9, 2017

    Cleveland Plain Dealer. The politically powerful American Petroleum Institute is opposing FirstEnergy's legislation raising power prices to subsidize its nuclear power plants because it's a threat to Ohio's shale gas development. FirstEnergy wants to raise about $328 million a year for up to 16 [...]

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  • Tusky Valley Leaders Hope to Turn Pipeline Funds Into New School

    May 9, 2017

    Canton Repository. The Tuscarawas Valley Board of Education entered into an agreement for technical services and consulting with Lesko Associates Inc. of West Lake, Ohio for architectural services. During the Monday board meeting, Robb Blatchford, president of Lesko, was introduced as the archit [...]

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  • New Castle School, Shale Academy Join for Welding

    May 2, 2017

    Steubenville Herald-Star. The Utica Shale Academy is teaming up with the New Castle School of Trades to offer welding courses to students at both academy locations to offer more advantages in the oil and gas industry. Starting this fall, students at both USA locations at Southern Local and Colum [...]

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  • Remove the Ethanol Albatross from Around the Necks of U.S. Consumers: Robert W. Chase

    April 30, 2017

    Cleveland Plain Dealer. By Robert Chase, headed Marietta College's petroleum engineering department for 37 years. Imagine driving up to a gas pump and being able to fill your tank with undiluted gasoline. Well, dream on. Thanks to a decade-old ethanol mandate, finding a service station that sell [...]

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  • Ohio Sees Big Increase in 2016 Natural Gas Production

    April 29, 2017

    Willoughby News Herald. Ohio has overtaken West Virginia to become the nation’s sixth-largest natural gas producer, according to a new report by the Energy Information Administration. The Columbus Dispatch has reported that companies produced nearly 1.5 trillion cubic feet of gas last year in [...]

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  • Natural Gas From Southeast Ohio will be Headed Hundreds of Miles Away

    April 25, 2017

    Marietta Times. Over the rolling hills and farmlands stretching across the Monroe and Noble county line, cattle farms and turkey hunters are sharing space with a new pipeline ultimately headed to Michigan and then on to Canada. The Rover pipeline, owned by Energy Transfer Partners, is a new inte [...]

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