Springfield gas processing plant

Gas Plant Moving Forward

Despite reports to the contrary, an executive involved the new natural gas processing plant in Springfield Township said he believes the Uti…

Rob Portman

Boardman Hosts Job Fair

Update

Job seekers will have an opportunity to look for positions in the oil and gas industry in the Valley on Monday.

Soil Remediation

Complaints Made About Company

A woman who owns property near Soil Remediation and Sharon Slag, which are under a criminal probe due to alleged illegal dumping, complained…

Ben Lupo

D&L Appeal Denied

The state Oil and Gas Commission on Thursday denied an appeal by embattled D&L Energy to keep their operations going until the commission ma…

Oil Prospects

Oil Prospects Wane

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources once estimated the Utica Shale under Ohio contained $500 billion in oil reserves. Some companies co…

Soil Remediation

Illegal Dumping Alleged

A Lowellville company is being investigated by state and federal agencies for possible criminal charges and civil penalties regarding allege…

Drilling Noise Complaint

Well Noise Complaints Heard

A woman from Weathersfield Township took her complaints about drilling activity at a well near her home to Trumbull County Commissioners Wed…

Youngstown Charter Amendment

Opposition to Charter Grows

Will the proposed amendment to Youngstown’s City Charter to ban fracking for oil and gas take away the rights of city landowners to control …

Youngstown candidates forum

Candidates Forum Held

Once again, fracking stole the show as citizens asked questions of the candidates and listened to arguments for and against Issue 1, which i…

anti-fracking amendment

Fracking Debate

About 40 people came out Thursday to the Faith Community Covenant Church ready to hear from both sides of the fracking debate: Frack Free Oh…

Ben Lupo

D&L Files for Bankruptcy

D&L Energy filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday and its president claims owners may have improperly diverted funds into other business accounts.

Vienna Road Use Well

Road Deal Set for Vienna Well

It’s expected to be a busy summer for gas well drilling companies in Trumbull County as companies are expected to put up 10 to 15 wells arou…

Johnston Twp. Well

Shale Drilling Begins

Drilling operations into the Utica Shale are beginning in Trumbull County.

Shale Traffic

Shale Traffic Increases

As construction continues on a multi-million dollar natural gas cryogenic processing plant in Mahoning County, residents in local communitie…

Fracking Debate

Bill Discussed to Ban Fracking

Youngstown voters will decide in May whether to approve a Community Bill of Rights which would ban fracking within the city limits. Monday, …

community bill of rights

Coalition Against Legislation

On Friday, the coalition came out against the Community Bill of Rights, which is on the primary ballot for Youngstown voters.