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Waste from WVU research wells is safe for highway transport

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 by

Drilling waste from West Virginia University’s Marcellus shale test wells is under the federal threshold for radioactive or hazardous wastes.

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Natural gas, petroleum, renewables use increase in US

Monday, July 25, 2016 by

Between 2014 and 2015, the U.S. has consumed more petroleum, natural gas and renewables.

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Six natural gas power plants are in the works in Ohio

Saturday, July 23, 2016 by

The shale gas boom in Ohio has fueled plans for six natural gas electric plants across the state.

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Well production begins at Pittsburgh International Airport

Friday, July 22, 2016 by

Production began at Pad No. 2, one of Consol Energy Inc.’s well pads, located on Pittsburgh International Airport property June 28.

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Statoil wants property money back from counties in West Virginia’s northern panhandle

Thursday, July 21, 2016 by

Altogether, Statoil has requested more than $6.4 million from Ohio, Brooke, Wetzel and Marshall counties.

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Pennsylvania impact fees expect to drop again in 2017

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 by

In 2017, drillers are expected to pay between $5.4 million and $56.5 million total.

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