Tagged Ohio

Organic Farm Manure Offered in Opposition to NEXUS in N. Ohio

We spotted an outrageously fake news story published in something called the Public News Service that quotes an organic farmer in northern Ohio who is opposed to the NEXUS Pipeline–a pipeline that won’t even cross her property. NEXUS is a $2 billion, 255-mile interstate pipeline that will run from Ohio through Michigan and eventually to…

Are Anti’s Changing Their Minds About Fossil Fuels?

Daniel B. Markind, Esq. Weir and Partners, LLP   Is it possible some of the biggest anti fossil fuels advocates are changing their minds? Mark Zuckerberg appears to be; even meeting with oil and gas workers. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visited Williston, North Dakota last week as part of his quest to visit all 50 states,…

WV Northern Panhandle Sees Econ Revival with Nearby Cracker Proj

It seems the northern panhandle area of West Virginia is sitting in the catbird seat. The geography of Hancock, Brooke, Ohio and Marshall counties sits in between Shell’s ethane cracker plant in Beaver County, PA on one side, and the proposed PTT Global Chemical cracker plant in Belmont County, OH on the other side. The…

Court Tells Munroe Falls to Reimburse Beck Energy $45K Legal Fees

In June 2016, MDN shared with you the news that Munroe Falls (Summit County), OH had filed yet another frivolous lawsuit against Beck Energy to prevent drilling–after already losing a similar case before the Ohio Supreme Court (see Munroe Falls Won’t Let it Go: Files New Lawsuit Against Beck Energy). MDN received a statement from…

Regulators ask state to penalize ETP for Rover spill

The Ohio EPA has asked the state’s attorney general to pursue civil penalties against Energy Transfer Partners LP for a wastewater spill. The post Regulators ask state to penalize ETP for Rover spill appeared first on Shale Gas Reporter. Continue Reading: Shale Gas Reporter

Calendar of Marcellus/Utica Events for Jul 17 – Oct 16

Events related (or of interest) to the Marcellus and Utica Shale, primarily pro-drilling events. To have your event included (or if you are aware of a worthy event you believe should be on this page), please send the details and/or a link to have it included to the calendar@marcellusdrilling.com email address. Thank you! Ohio Aug 7-8 | Ohio Oil & Gas Association Summer…

The Right State Policies Can Drive Job-Creating Investment

Natural gas development in the Marcellus Shale region is “fueling a wave of investment in U.S. petrochemical plants,” CNBC reported this week. According to the report, shale gas production in the tri-state area, coupled with new investments in ethane cracking facilities – such as the project under construction in Beaver County – present an opportunity…

Rockies Express Pipeline Adds Another 180 MMcf/d from Ohio to Ill.

The Rockies Express Pipeline (REX) was originally built from Colorado and Wyoming to Monroe County, OH to bring natural gas from west to east. In 2015, REX began the process of reversing the flow for a large and important section of the pipeline–to send gas from the Utica/Marcellus to the Midwest. By January of this…

Ohio Steals $15M from O&G Severance Tax Fund for Non-O&G Purpose

The Ohio Controlling Board, part of the Office of Budget and Management, has raided (i.e. stolen) $15 million from Ohio’s severance tax fund to use in settling a lawsuit from the late 1990s–a lawsuit that has nothing whatsoever to do with oil and gas. According to the American Petroleum Institute Ohio, the misappropriation of the…

Ohio Gov Kasich About to Lose Power to Stop Drilling on State Land

Thumbing their collective noses at Ohio RINO Gov. John Kasich, in May Republican legislators in the House added a “little-noticed provision” in the state budget deal that will give the legislature, and not the governor, the power to select members of the Ohio Oil and Gas Commission (see Ohio Legislators Push to Allow Fracking in…

Athens OH Rejects Anti-Fracking Ballot Measure 3rd Year in a Row

Once again, the radicals behind the Pennsylvania-based Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF), operating in Ohio, have suffered a humiliating defeat. This time in liberal Athens, Ohio. For three years running, the CELDF and their local useful idiots have been pedaling a so-called Community Bill of Rights ballot measure–which is nothing more than an anti-fracking…

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Tue, Jul 11, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: M-U rig count unchanged; PTT Global has spent $130M so far on Ohio cracker project; trade unions working overtime to recruit new apprentices; mineral rights can make you rich; Russian hackers target US energy networks, maybe; shale…

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