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EQT will purchase Rice Energy for $6.7 billion

Friday, June 23, 2017 by

EQT Corp will purchase Rice Energy and become the largest natural gas producer in the United States.

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U.S. Energy Department’s Office of Fossil Energy faces funding cut

Thursday, June 22, 2017 by

The United States Department’s Office of Fossil Energy faces a 58 percent funding cut in 2018 under President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget.

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Eastern Ohio energy companies see production increase

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by

Eastern Ohio energy companies experienced a production increase of 13 percent through the first quarter this year.

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Range Resources sets record lateral length in Pa.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 by

Range Resources recently set a record for the longest laterals in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio.

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Eclipse drills record 19,500-foot lateral in Appalachian Basin

Monday, June 19, 2017 by

Eclipse Resources announced its newest well has a lateral length of 19,500 feet, setting a new record and breaking its recent mark.

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Ohio construction benefits from shale recovery

Friday, June 16, 2017 by

As the Marcellus and Utica Shale markets have recently bounced back, northeast Ohio contractors and suppliers have seen an increase in business.

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