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More Fracking Slated in Morgantown

Amid much controversy, two horizontal gas wells were drilled into the Marcellus shale rock formation in 2011 just barely outside of Morgantown. Now two more wells are slated to be drilled on the same pad in the summer of 2015, but the company, Charleston-based Northeast Natural Energy is teaming up this time with a host [...]

By | December 17th, 2014|Industry News|0 Comments

Wood County 8th Grade Career Day

Executive Director, Charlie Burd, represented the Independent Oil & Gas Association of West Virginia Friday, December 12 at Wood County 8th Grade Career Day. Students from Hamilton Middle School and Williamstown High School stopped in at the IOGAWV booth to learn more about the Oil and Gas Industry and it's related job opportunities.  Hamilton Middle [...]

By | December 12th, 2014|Industry News|0 Comments

WVU creates the first-ever field laboratory for the long-term study of shale gas resources

As the Appalachian Region feels the impact of the burgeoning shale-energy industry, a consortium of researchers and industrial partners led by West Virginia University, with the assistance of The Ohio State University, will conduct the first-ever long-term, comprehensive field study of a natural resource that has changed the country’s – and the world’s – energy [...]

By | November 6th, 2014|Industry News|0 Comments

Educators Address Keeping Oil, Gas Successes Local

By DREW PARKER - Staff Writer , The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register Local educators are working to prepare students for the continuing oil and gas boom. As part of that education, Mike Koon, vice president of workforce development at West Virginia Northern Community College, explained three new programs related to the industry at Tuesday's Wheeling [...]

By | October 22nd, 2014|Industry News|0 Comments