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Partners unveil new facility (video)

June 27, 2013 YOUNGSTOWN — When local machine fabricator Brilex Industries purchased a vacant industrial building with plans to expand its business, it may not have realized the site was already being considered... more »»

Tue. 12:21pm: Studies find methane in Pa. drinking water

June 24, 2013 PITTSBURGH (AP) — New research demonstrates that it's hard to nail down how often natural gas drilling is contaminating drinking water. more »»

Flame atop Utica well

June 19, 2013 LORDSTOWN — Residents living near a Utica Shale natural gas well were surprised to wake after midnight Tuesday to a massive flame bursting from the newly drilled and hydraulically fractured well here. more »»

Thu. 12:53pm: Interior allows more comments for drilling rule

June 6, 2013 WASHINGTON (AP) — Companies that drill for oil and natural gas — and their critics — will have 60 more days to comment on a new rule regulating hydraulic fracturing operations on public lands. more »»

Ready to produce

May 30, 2013 The Houston-based company that this year drilled and hydraulically fractured the first Trumbull County horizontal well now says the Hartford well also will be the first in full oil and gas... more »»

Wed. 3:47pm: D&L fights state action

May 22, 2013 COLUMBUS (AP) — A northeast Ohio injection-well operator whose former officer faces federal charges of violating the Clean Water Act is seeking permission to resume operations. more »»

D&L lays groundwork in fight for licenses

May 16, 2013 YOUNGSTOWN — Lawyers for D&L Energy will continue to argue in a public hearing next week that the wrong company was penalized when Ohio’s Division of Oil and Gas Management revoked the Salt Springs... more »»

Thu. 3:21pm: New study: fracking hasn't polluted Arkansas water

May 16, 2013 PITTSBURGH (AP) — A new study has found that natural gas drilling, or fracking, hasn't contaminated drinking water wells in Arkansas. more »»

Wed. 3:10pm: Gas pipeline to skirt New Waterford

May 15, 2013 NEW WATERFORD - Mayor Shane Patrone told council he met with GAI consultants, a company representing oil and gas pipeline interests regarding use of roads through the village. more »»

EPA: Two Pa. natural gas companies settle

April 16, 2013 PITTSBURGH (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says two natural gas companies have agreed to improve their operations in western Pennsylvania. more »»

Natural gas shipped to market

April 14, 2013 HANOVERTON — Houston-based Spectra’s Ohio Pipeline Energy Network project would take natural gas produced regionally and ship it directly to market, the company announced. more »»

D&L Energy hearing delayed

April 13, 2013 YOUNGSTOWN — A state hearing to determine whether a Youngstown-based oilfield waste company should be permitted to temporarily continue operation was delayed Friday due to a technicality. more »»

Local gas to be sent to Asia

April 9, 2013 NATRIUM — Natural gas drawn from the Upper Ohio Valley could be used to heat homes in Tokyo and New Delhi, pending Dominion Resources’ completion of a $3. more »»

Group lobbies against anti-frack ballot issue

April 6, 2013 YOUNGSTOWN — A new group coordinated to help derail a May 7 ballot issue that could stymie natural gas drilling in Youngstown came out firing Friday morning. more »»

Environmentalists raise fracking concerns

April 6, 2013 WARREN — Funded largely by grants, the Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project focuses its attention on health evaluations, referrals and tracking of health complaints believed to be... more »»

Lupo resigns from D&L leadership

April 3, 2013 YOUNGSTOWN — The man accused of ordering one of his employees to dump oilfield waste down a storm sewer resigned from his company within weeks after the alleged incident, turning control as trustee... more »»

Panel tackles fracking topic (video)

March 26, 2013 BOARDMAN — The director of the Ohio EPA says his goal always has been to reduce millions of gallons of water used in the state’s oil and natural gas drilling process, but though it sounds promising... more »»

Group wants feds to limit ODNR power

March 19, 2013 A national environmental group has asked the federal government to consider suspending Ohio’s authority to oversee disposal of oilfield waste after a Youngstown business owner was charged with... more »»

News in brief

March 19, 2013 Vehicle engulfed in flames after fatal crash ELLSWORTH — One person was killed after his vehicle crashed into another and caught fire on U.S. Route 224 about 8:40 a.m. Monday. more »»

Brine defendants plead not guilty

March 16, 2013 By BRENDA . more »»

 
 
 

 

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