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Equitrans Gathering Study

Equitrans Gathering Will Change Equitrans L.P. (Equitrans) is determined to do something with its gathering lines.  Equitrans sold some gathering lines in the southern part of its system,  but according to a recent study still holds a gathering system that extends through Monongalia, Marion, Taylor, Harrison, Wetzel, Tyler, Ritchie and Doddridge counties of West Virginia, [...]

By | April 24th, 2020|Industry News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

DEP releases state of environment report

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state Department of Environmental Protection recently released the fifth edition of its State of the Environment Report. “It’s a snapshot of as many measurements as we can realistically come up with for the health of the state’s environment; air, land and water,” state DEP Secretary Randy Huffman said. The DEP draws no [...]

By | June 17th, 2015|Industry News|0 Comments

Implementation of the 2015 Aboveground Storage Tank Act

To:           All IOGAWV Members From:       Bob Radabaugh, Chairman, Environmental & Safety Committee Date:        June 15, 2015 Subject:    Implementation of the 2015 Aboveground Storage Tank Act   Late last week, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) sent a reminder to all owners of above ground storage tanks that addressed the importance of ...

By | June 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Implementation of the 2015 Aboveground Storage Tank Act

Rotary Learns About Independent Oil, Gas

Dennis Xander, from the Independent Oil and Gas Association of W.Va. (IOGA), spoke to the Rotary club May 20. He is part of a campaign sponsored by the Just Beneath the Surface Alliance to provide the public with an in-depth look into the natural gas industry. Their goal is to be a source of information [...]

By | May 27th, 2015|Industry News|0 Comments

Clearing Up Myths About Gas ‘Pooling’ Laws

The debate in West Virginia over pooling of the Marcellus Shale has been spirited to say the least. As the debate increases in intensity, emotional rhetoric trumps pragmatism and analysis of what is the best course for developing our resources and how to use these resources within the borders of our state. Thousands of hours [...]

By | May 3rd, 2015|Industry News|0 Comments

Marshall County plant loses fracking fight

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A West Virginia judge has thrown out new legal challenges to a plan for natural gas production near a Marshall County chemical plant. Late in December, Marshall Circuit Judge David W. Hummel dismissed legal complaints filed by Axiall Corp. over the natural gas drilling and production operation proposed by Gastar Exploration near [...]

By | January 6th, 2015|Industry News|0 Comments

Debate on Forced Pooling May Return

WHEELING - Lawmakers may resurrect the debate over forced pooling in West Virginia during the upcoming legislative session, according to incoming House of Delegates Speaker Tim Armstead. Armstead, R-Kanawha, who is expected to be elected speaker when the new Republican-controlled Legislature convenes Jan. 14 in Charleston, confirmed there have been discussions among the GOP leadership [...]

By | January 2nd, 2015|Industry News|0 Comments

FirstEnergy announces new projects aimed at supporting WV Marcellus Shale industry

In an effort to support northern West Virginia's expanding Marcellus Shale gas industry, FirstEnergy Corp. announced Dec. 22 that it is working on about $100 million in new transmission projects, in addition to evaluating system upgrades on existing equipment. The new facilities include high-voltage substations and transmission lines to accommodate expanding natural gas processing facilities [...]

By | December 23rd, 2014|Industry News|0 Comments