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Three new permits bring county tally to 64 since 2010

March 26, 2013 LISBON — Three new drilling permits applications have been submitted and/or approved for Columbiana County over the past five weeks. more »»

Ergon gets initial OK for refinery expansion

March 23, 2013 NEWELL — West Virginia environmental officials have given preliminary approval to the planned expansion of the Ergon Inc. oil refinery in Newell. more »»

Drillers allowed access to water on county land

March 17, 2013 LISBON — Columbiana County commissioners have agreed to sell water from a small stream for use in drilling at a nearby shale gas well sit. more »»

Traffic tie-ups a concern

March 17, 2013 LISBON — Traffic woes and what to do about them were discussed at this week’s Village Council meeting. more »»

Miles of pipe

March 16, 2013 Pipe can be seen for miles as it stretches through Franklin Township around the Bethesda Road and state Route 644 area. more »»

Group worried about the impact of drilling on Beaver Creek

February 17, 2013 LISBON — A local group opposed to surface drilling in Beaver Creek State Park is turning its attention to drilling companies that may want to withdraw water from the Little Beaver Creek. more »»

Middleton signs up

January 7, 2013 NEGLEY — Fewer than six acres of land is earning money for Middleton Township now that Chesapeake Energy has leased the property for $2,000 an acre. more »»

NGL plant taking shape

December 16, 2012 KENSINGTON — The pipe is there, waiting to be placed on top of the steel beams that will hold it atop a new innovation in the industry — screw piles. more »»

Lack of lease concerns some on council

December 15, 2012 EAST PALESTINE — Will East Palestine land be leased for oil and gas drilling? That was the question two members of council asked this week. more »»

Road agreements will not affect royalty payments

November 24, 2012 NEGLEY — Middleton Township’s approval or denial of road use maintenance agreements (RUMAs) with Chesapeake Energy has no effect on landowners’ royalty payments, trustees said. more »»

State issues four new deep injection-well permits

November 14, 2012 COLUMBUS — Ohio began issuing its first new permits Tuesday for deep injection of chemically-laced wastewater from oil and gas drilling since a New Year’s Eve quake in Youngstown prompted an... more »»

Salem leases starting to pay off

November 13, 2012 SALEM — The city’s bank account received a one-time boost of $1,352,000 last week from Chesapeake Exploration for an oil and gas lease deal signed earlier this year, but city officials don’t plan to... more »»

Drilling fluids supplier up and running in Wellsville

November 13, 2012 WELLSVILLE —An Oklahoma-based company that moved into the Columbiana County Port Authority’s industrial park to take advantage of the oil and gas boom underway in the region has officially opened fo... more »»

Work on gas plant gets under way

November 11, 2012 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. “We have a very aggressive timeline. more »»

Buckeye Transfer request approved

November 8, 2012 COLUMBIANA — The Fairfield Township Board of Zoning Appeals unanimously approved an additional conditional use application from Buckeye Transfer regarding “expansion needs” at the former National... more »»

Drilling draws national attention

October 20, 2012 THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE — While interviewing Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon, Jim Cramer of CNBC’s “Mad Money” called a natural gas drilling site in neighboring Carroll County “the middle of... more »»

Middleton trustees revoke road agreement

October 20, 2012 NEGLEY — Middleton Township trustees are blocking Chesapeake Energy from accessing a planned oil and gas well on the Benner property near Justison Road. more »»

Ruling due on Brinker Storage leases

October 14, 2012 LISBON — A ruling in county Common Pleas Court later this month will determine whether complaints filed against Columbia Gas Transmission fall under state law or federal law. more »»

Well work

October 13, 2012 The newest addition to the landscape outside North Lima is this 100-foot-tall temporary derrick erected by D&L energy group to assist with the construction of a brine injection well. more »»

Marathon effort

October 11, 2012 WELLSVILLE — A firm whose parent company is active in the regional shale gas boom intends to become part of Marathon Petroleum Corp. more »»



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