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Shale Drilling Creates Tax Revenue, Few Jobs

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Top Statehouse Dem. Follows Kasich On Drilling tax

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State Rep.Bob Hagan (D-Youngstown) is proposing a seven percent severance tax for oil and drilling companies operating in Ohio. Gov. Kasich has proposed a four percent tax.
8:15AM
June
20, 2013

A few months after Gov. John Kasich proposed a tax on oil and natural gas drillers, a Democratic lawmaker has done the same thing.

Drilling Boom Tests Infrastructure Of Rural Communities

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Pipeline project underway in Southern Columbiana County.
8:47AM
June
4, 2013

The arrival of the oil and gas industry in rural, eastern Ohio has brought millions of dollars in leasing money for landowners, a flurry of business activity, and a tax boost for counties. But carving out room – and roads – to accommodate energy giants like Chesapeake is not without its challenges.

Fracking Waste Company Appeals To Have Permits Reinstated

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The Ohio Oil and Gas Commission hearing testimony Wednesday on an appeal by D & L Energy.
8:14AM
May
23, 2013

An Ohio injection well operator run by a man accused of illegally dumping fracking wastewater into a storm sewer is asking a state panel to overturn an order revoking its operating permit.

Ohio Gas Prices Leap Nearly 30 Cents In One Week

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The statewide average price for gasoline is about 26 cents higher than this time last month, and 16 cents higher than at the same time in 2012.
8:53AM
May
20, 2013

A gallon of regular gas in Ohio was listed at an average of about $3.84 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express. That’s up 27 cents from last Monday’s average.