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Natural Gas Company Plans 600 Miles of Pipeline in OH & MI

By DAN SHINGLER Originally Published: June 26, 2014 1:45 PM  Modified: July 10, 2014 12:37 PM Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners hopes to build 600 miles of pipeline that would take natural gas from the Marcellus and Utica shale regions to interconnections that would give the gas a pathway to more new markets. An initial 400 miles [...]

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Oil & Gas Surveying Co. Harboring Illegal Immigrants

January 17, 2014 By MARK MARONEY (mmaroney@sungazette.com) , Williamsport Sun-Gazette         A Texas company and a field operations supervisor have been sentenced for harboring and transporting illegal aliens used in oil and gas survey work. U.S. Middle District President Judge Yvette Kane recently sentenced GPX/GPX, USA, a seismic surveying company based in [...]

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Downtown Facelift

Marietta’s 113-year-old St. Clair Building is receiving a $1.5 million makeover that will include upscale loft apartments as well as some commercial space, courtesy of Triad Hunter, LLC. The shale oil and gas exploration and production company moved offices into downtown Marietta in February 2012, less than a block from the St. Clair Building at [...]

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A Utica Shale Slowdown? The Play has Only Just Begun, Say Experts

By Jamison Cocklin jcocklin@shalesheet.com -YOUNGSTOWN, OH To a layman, it might seem as though activity in Ohio’s Utica Shale play has all but slowed to a halting pace. The promise of a gold-rush-type scenario seems to be a distant memory across eastern Ohio when weighed against the hype of the play’s early days in 2009 [...]

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Washington County Officials are Breaking State Laws on RUMAs

Here is a prime example of how government officials will bend over backwards for big business even if it means breaking state laws. County officials in Washington County (Marietta) are skirting around Ohio’s prevailing wage law when writing up their Roadway Use Maintenance Agreements (RUMAs) for energy companies to use. Even Ohio Attorney General Mike [...]

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America’s Energy Boom Revives Ohio’s Steel Industry

Good uplifting article on how the shale gas industry is reviving Ohio’s steel industry as demand soars for products to help get all this gas and oil out of the ground.

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Infrastructure Key in Oil & Gas Boom

CADIZ — Building the necessary infrastructure — pipelines and processing plants — will prove key to effectively utilizing the oil and natural gas resources of the Utica Shale play in eastern Ohio.

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Sign The P.O.W.E.R. Petition!

Let energy companies know that you want Ohio residents working on Ohio oil and gas well projects. I believe that Ohio residents, who are trained, skilled and qualified to handle the work, should be employed to staff the construction and skilled crafts jobs for shale development work and out-of-state workers should not be given preference [...]

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Send an Email to Oil & Gas Companies

TELL THEM QUALIFIED OHIO RESIDENTS SHOULD BE WORKING ON OHIO WELL JOBS! Let the oil and gas companies extracting natural resources from Ohio land know that their jobs should NOT be given to out-of-state workers – while local, qualified Ohio residents are eager and able to staff these positions! Oil & Gas Company Contact Info [...]

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Send an Email to Your County Commissioner

TELL THEM FAIR WAGES SHOULD BE PAID ON OIL AND GAS COMPANY ROAD PROJECTS! Let your county commissioner know how you feel about oil and gas companies that are drilling in Ohio but paying lass-than-fair wages to repair public roads they are using for their well projects! County Commissioner Contact Info Belmont County Ohio Commissioners [...]

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