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  • U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson Talks Energy Regulation, Independence During Pipeline Tour

    September 23, 2017

    Martins Ferry Times Reporter.  Standing in an open field covered in straw under a sweltering September sun, U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson and a Kinder Morgan executive discussed the federal regulatory process and energy independence during a tour of the nearly completed Utopia Pipeline. Allen Fore, vic [...]

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  • Oil and gas Drilling Continues in Ohio’s Utica Shale Play

    September 23, 2017

    Farm and Dairy. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 70 new drilling permits in the Utica and Point Pleasant shales the past two months; 38 were issued in July and 32 in August. Of the 323 permits issued to date in 2017, 81 have been drilled, but only two are in production, as of Sept [...]

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  • Members Named To Ad Hoc House Energy Panel

    September 14, 2017

    Gongwer News Service Ohio.  Rep. Bill Seitz on Thursday named members to a House task force charged with to studying energy issues in the coming months. Four lawmakers and representatives from a dozen interested parties ranging from utilities to consumer groups will form the Speaker's Task Forc [...]

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  • Company’s Goal: Bring 100,000 Jobs to MOV Within 8 Years

    September 13, 2017

    Morgan County Herald. The following information is the first article, of a series of articles, about Shale Crescent USA’s plan to bring an estimated 100,000 manufacturing jobs, over the next eight years, to the Mid-Ohio Valley. Shale Crescent USA Director Greg Kozera says his company has a goa [...]

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  • Five Area Teachers Attend Summer Oil and Gas Workshops

    September 13, 2017

    Monroe County Beacon. Five Monroe County teachers began the school year ready to share new experiments and science-based educational materials with their students thanks to a series of energy workshops. The free summer workshops, facilitated by the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEE [...]

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  • Keep It In the Ground Epic Fail: “Massive Ohio Wide” Anti-Fracking Rallies are Huge Busts

    September 11, 2017

    Energy In Depth Ohio. National anti-fracking groups spent weeks advertising the “three massive rallies against fracking” held this past weekend in Cleveland, Columbus and Marietta. But EID was on the ground in all three locations and can confirm the entire “Ohio-wide” effort garnered a total [...]

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