natural gas rss icon

Cold Weather Complicates Already-Tight Propane Supply

propane_tanks
Census data indicates about 6 percent of Ohio households are heated primarily using propane, most of them rural homes.
9:28AM
January
21, 2014

A tight supply of propane is causing concerns for rural Ohio residents who use the fuel to heat their homes, and the governor has relaxed some delivery restrictions to help expedite propane gas shipments.

Ohio Man Charged With Dumping Drilling Waste In Local Waterway

gavel
File photo
9:41AM
October
18, 2013

Federal prosecutors have charged a man with illegally dumping gas drilling waste into a tributary of the Chagrin River in northeast Ohio.

Anti-Fracking Item Won’t Be On Athens City Ballot

fracking well
Fracking well
12:00PM
September
23, 2013

The fall ballot in one southeastern Ohio city won’t include an initiative seeking to ban the controversial high-pressure oil and gas drilling technique of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

Former Energy Secretary Calls For Natural Gas and Wind Energy

energy_composite
Former head of the U.S. Energy Dept, Steven Chu talks about energy sources like natural gas and windmills.
11:19AM
September
18, 2013

A large group of energy insiders gathered in Columbus to learn more about the advances in natural gas. The keynote speaker was former U.S. energy secretary Steven Chu.

Shale Drilling Creates Tax Revenue, Few Jobs

gas_well
One of the many natural gas pumps that have sprung up around Ohio in recent years.
7:30AM
August
23, 2013

A new report out of Cleveland State University shows shale drilling has provided an economic boost for several counties around Ohio this year. But it says the drilling boom has not yet had a big impact on jobs.

Construction Begins On Eastern Ohio Pipeline

gas_well
One of the many natural gas pumps that have sprung up around Ohio in recent years.
10:31AM
August
5, 2013

Work on an underground pipeline to transport liquid petroleum products across Ohio has begun in Muskingum County and other portions of Eastern Ohio.

Report: U.S. Poised To Become Top Oil Producer No Thanks To Ohio

gas_well
One of the many natural gas pumps that have sprung up around Ohio in recent years.
7:28AM
July
24, 2013

A recent Harvard University study shows the United States is poised to become the world’s largest producer of oil in the next four years thanks to shale drilling in several states. But Ohio won’t be a significant contributor.

OSU To Install And Study ‘Fracking’ Well

fracking_well
The early stages of a waste water well being drilled in Mahoning County.
8:53AM
July
22, 2013

Ohio State University says its researcher want to install and study a gas well in eastern Ohio to study the process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

Portage County Leads State In Drilling Waste Storage

fracking_well
The early stages of a waste water well being drilled in Mahoning County.
8:04AM
July
15, 2013

Booming energy production in shale formations has made a northeast Ohio county the top location in the state for underground injection of drilling wastes.

Ohio Injecting More “Fracking” Waste Into The Ground

fracking_well
The early stages of a waste water well being drilled in Mahoning County.
8:51AM
July
1, 2013

The amount of waste from the shale gas and oil drilling process injected into disposal wells in Ohio is continuing to rise.