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Utica landowner sees sharp drop in royalty payments

Thursday, August 27, 2015 by

Even though the industry is slow, drilling companies aren’t abandoning the Utica.

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Hundreds of businesses associated with shale industry facing employment audits

Thursday, August 27, 2015 by

In West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania, the U.S. Department of Labor has audited more than 395 companies since 2012.

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Oil prices fall under $39; OPEC not cutting production

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 by

Gasoline later this fall could be less than $2 per gallon due to the most recent slide in prices.

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DEP reaches penalty agreements with three natural gas exploration companies

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 by

The penalty agreements were for methane gas migration violations that impacted private drinking water wells in Bradford, Lycoming, and Tioga counties.

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Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District sees drop in royalty payments

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 by

MWCD expects to receive $7 million in royalties this year. Last year, the district received more than $11 million.

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Wastewater recycling plant planned for Doddridge County, West Virginia

Monday, August 24, 2015 by

The recycling plant will be used in place of injection wells that permanently dispose of wastewater.

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