Gas plant nearly built

The massive natural gas processing plant under construction in Columbiana County is nearly finished.

Drinking water safe in fracking

A landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, shows no evidence that chemicals from the natural gas drilling process moved …

Hubbard plant plans expansion

Hubbard has approved a tax abatement to aid in a nearly $2.5 million expansion of a pipe fabrication plant.

Attorney aids landowners

A Howland attorney feels many oil and gas companies abandoned leases from the oil and gas boom of the 1970s and 1980s, and landowners should…

Gas pipeline proposed

A 1,100-mile oil transmission line from the Shenango Valley through West Virginia has been proposed.

Texas company has local partner

A Youngstown manufacturer has partnered with a Texas based company to supply parts to the oil and natural gas industry.

County hears well complaints

Residents from a mobile home park in Warren addressed Trumbull County Commissioners Wednesday asking them to look into noise and emission co…

Gas boom spikes business

The oil and gas industry is changing the local economy and Bessemer Concrete in Petersburg is seeing first-hand the upswing in business.

Hagan backs gas tax

State Rep. Bob Hagan has introduced a bill that would add a severance tax on oil, natural gas and condensate extracted from horizontal drill…

Sen. to testify for Lupo Bill

State Sen. Joe Schiavoni is expected to testify Wednesday in front a senate committee about his bill that would increase penalties for anyon…

Consol Urges Patience on Shale

The Columbiana County Chamber hosted a meeting on Friday for businesses and contractors looking to cash in on the Utica Shale play.

Opportunities Discussed

Local and regional businesses gathered Wednesday at Fellows Riverside Gardens in Youngstown to discuss upcoming business opportunities in th…

12th Hanover Permit Sought

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources received its 12th drilling permit application from Hanover Township.

Pa. Drilling on Track

Preliminary numbers are starting to pour in from gas well sites in Mercer County but regardless of whether the numbers are better or worse t…

Sharon Readies for New Plant

A warehouse in Sharon should see new life soon. A Canadian based company is looking to turn it into a manufacturing site that will supply th…