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Former NiSource Executives Form Century Midstream

Friday, August 23, 2013 By Dan O’Brien YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A newly formed company that builds midstream assets for the oil and gas industry believes the Utica shale in eastern Ohio holds enormous potential for the long term. And it wants to be front and center when activity accelerates in the underdeveloped liquid-rich regions of [...]

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Foundation Being Laid for Utica Shale Play

Development of the Utica Shale play has kept Harrison County a hub of activity in recent weeks with completion of MarkWest’s cryogenic plant in Cadiz and construction of a road to link the M3 Midstream natural gas processing plant in Scio with state Route 151. MarkWest’s cryogenic plant, which has a processing capacity of 125 [...]

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Is the Utica a Bust? Analysts do not think so and Neither do Midstream Developers

By DAN SHINGLER 9:25 am, April 19, 2013     So, is the Utica shale boom over? That was the impression some observers said was created by an April 15 Bloomberg news story titled, “Ohio’s $500 billion oil dream fades as Utica turns gassy.” But those observers say people who think the Utica is a [...]

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STOP Access Midstream from Using More Out-of-State Companies

Access Midstream is in the midst of building a $1 Billion dollar midstream infrastructure. Unfortunately thus far much of the work to build these pipelines and processing plants is being preformed by out-of-state contractors who bring with them their own out-of-state workforce. Even the media has shined a light on the fact that Access Midstream [...]

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Valley Faces Worker Shortage Amid Glut of New Jobs

YOUNGSTOWN Managers at the Laborers’ International Union Local 125 on Market Street have a problem: They anticipate a rush of work in the coming months but fear a shortage of workers to meet that demand. The union, one of 23 such locals statewide, helps union contractors by providing the necessary laborers that help get a [...]

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‘Cooling’ Plant Work Begins in Noble County

CALDWELL — Excavation work is reportedly taking place at the site of a proposed “wet” gas cooling plant in eastern Noble County. And a preliminary legal document to purchase the property has been filed in the county recorder’s office. Noble County commissioners heard from a project engineer with MarkWest Energy Partners recently, and received schematics [...]

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Ohio Prepares for Unprecedented Infrastructure

YOUNGSTOWN – With hundreds of thousands of acres leased and more than 200 wells drilled across Ohio, Utica Shale activity has been pushed toward a stage of development that will soon necessitate the kind of infrastructure required to make use of the rich oil and gas in the ground.

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Gas Collection & Processing Plant Still on Schedule

HANOVERTON – The first phase of a $400 million gas collection and processing plant being built south of town is still on schedule to become operational by May.

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First Phase of Gas Plant on Schedule

The first phase of a $400 million gas collection and processing plant being built south of town is still on schedule to become operational by May.

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Mid-stream Infrastruture Projects are Coming to Eastern Ohio

From EnergyWire: Peter Behr, E&E reporter     CANTON, Ohio — Ron’s Workingman’s Store had been a small, durable business here for nearly 75 years, serving eastern Ohio’s industrial workers. And then Chesapeake Energy Corp. moved in across the street last year, as the Oklahoma firm made its foray into the Utica Shale gas development. [...]

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