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  • Working to Keep Pipelines Secure

    June 27, 2017

    New Philadelphia Times Reporter. Regional first responders gathered Tuesday at the Stark County Emergency Management Agency to discuss how to safeguard pipelines and respond to emergencies with them. The meeting was timely given the ongoing construction of Energy Transfer’s Rover Pipeline in S [...]

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  • Buckeye Local Leases Land to Gas Driller for $62,000

    June 27, 2017

    Martins Ferry Times Leader. Buckeye Local School District Board of Education members on Monday approved leasing just over 12 acres of district-owned property to Ascent Resources. The school board heard from Larry Piergallini, a private attorney located in Tiltonsville. Piergallini handled a leas [...]

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  • EQT Corp. Buying Rice Energy for $6.7 Billion

    June 21, 2017

    Steubenville Herald Star. EQT Corp. is buying Rice Energy Inc. for $6.7 billion and will become the largest natural gas producer in the nation. In the deal announced Monday, EQT will buy all outstanding shares of Rice common stock for about $6.7 billion and assume $1.5 billion in net debt and pr [...]

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  • Eclipse Drills New Record Lateral

    June 20, 2017

    Farm and Dairy. Eclipse Resources Corporation reported June 16 that it has  successfully drilled its third and newest “super-lateral” well, with a total measured depth of approximately 27,750 feet and a lateral extension of approximately 19,500 feet. The Outlaw C 11H, in the eastern Ohio Ut [...]

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  • Rice Energy, One of Ohio’s Biggest Oil and Gas Drillers, Being Acquired for $6.7B

    June 19, 2017

    Columbus Business First. An oil and gas company already one of the region's most active drillers has bought an Ohio shale-drilling powerhouse for $6.7 billion, creating a monster in the domestic natural-gas industry. EQT Corp. announced the planned acquisition of Rice Energy Inc. on Monday. Both [...]

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  • Opinion: Natural Gas Offers Cleaner Air Without Sacrificing Jobs

    June 18, 2017

    Cleveland Plain Dealer. The shale revolution is upon us, and one need look no further than the Buckeye State to see just how much of a positive impact hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has had on job creation, economic development and even the environment. Cleveland State University just announ [...]

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