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Oil boom in southwestern Pennsylvania can be compared to boom in 1860s

Monday, April 27, 2015 by

Though activity is booming today, it’s really just a “smaller version of the past,” according to Philip Scranton, professor of history emeritus at Rutgers.

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EQT decreases capital spending due to service provider cuts

Sunday, April 26, 2015 by

The company’s original budget was $2.5 billion but is now $1.9 billion.

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Columbiana County state representative voices approval for Nexus pipeline

Saturday, April 25, 2015 by

Ginter believes that the pipeline project will benefit Columbiana County by creating jobs and generating revenue.

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Trans Energy fined for Clean Water Act violations in West Virginia

Friday, April 24, 2015 by

The company pled guilty to dumping rock, sand, soil and stone into streams that supply water to Marcellus Shale well sites in Marshall County.

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Belmont County could be home to future $5 billion cracker plant

Thursday, April 23, 2015 by

PTT Global Chemical PCL, based in Bangkok, Thailand, will conduct engineering and feasibility studies over the next four to 16 months to decide whether or not to build the cracker plant.

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Mountain Valley Pipeline developers sue West Virginia landowners

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 by

The pipeline developers believe that eminent domain, mentioned in West Virginia law, allows them to use the property for pipeline construction, regardless of landowners’ refusal.

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