Cultivating Success in Energy

AEP Prepares for Economic Development With Upgrades

WHEELING — American Electric Power is preparing for continued economic development in Marshall and Ohio counties with investments and upgrades to its transmission capabilities and a variety of “customer service” projects, according to Joelle Moray, manager of external affairs for AEP. ...

XTO Energy Gives Back to Community

BELLAIRE — XTO Energy Inc. may be recognized nationally as a leading producer of oil and natural gas, especially from tight shale formations like those found in the tri-state area, but the company has gained a broader local reputation for using its energy resources to power investments that ...

Ohio Oil & Gas Association Grows With the Industry

COLUMBUS — Last year was a year of cultivating success in Ohio’s oil and gas industry and the Ohio Oil and Gas Association fully expects 2019 to be even more productive. According to OOGA spokesman Mike Chadsey, the industry continues to advance, learn, evolve and adapt to the economic ...

Williams Energy Making Positive Impact in Community

MOUNDSVILLE — Williams Energy has made its mark on local Ohio Valley communities, with Williams representatives and employees donating time and money at numerous locations and events to give back to their community. Williams spokeswoman Sheri Cramblit said Williams strives to be a good ...

Dominion Energy Gives to Nonprofit Groups

WHEELING — Dominion Energy doesn’t just help to keep the lights on, it also supports local agencies that help area residents meet all sorts of needs. Four area nonprofit organizations will be able to further meet critical needs of community members in need, following generous donations to ...

Gulfport Continues to Grow, Fund Community Projects

MORRISTOWN — A company that has drilled some of the most prolific natural gas wells in the Buckeye State continues to operate in the local region while also making resources available to area nonprofits. Gulfport Energy has a large foothold in the Appalachian Basin with about 215,000 net ...

Hydroelectric Energy Strong, Stable Source in Ohio Valley

From a decades old plant in New Martinsville to proposals for a plant north of Wheeling at Pike Island, hydroelectric energy continues to be a major player — and a constant success — in helping fuel the nation’s energy needs. In 2015, enough new hydroelectricity able to power up to ...

Murray Energy Started With a Single Mine

ST. CLAIRSVILLE - From a single coal mine in Belmont County, Robert E. Murray managed to build the largest privately owned coal company in the United States of America. Over the last 30 years, the chairman, president and CEO of Murray Energy Corp. has built his company from the ground up. He ...

2018 A Big Year for Shale Crescent USA

Last year at this time, Shale Crescent USA had one lead and one prospect looking to expand somewhere in the United States. Based in Marietta, Ohio, the organization encourages business growth in the Ohio Valley based on low natural gas prices that allow manufacturers to operate more ...

MarkWest Energy Reports Growth Locally

MAJORSVILLE — MarkWest Energy maintains a presence in Marshall and Wetzel counties and in Eastern Ohio, and while its operations are not currently slated for expansion they have grown over the past year. MarkWest operates six major processing complexes in the Marcellus Shale region, ...

EQT Foundation Values Helping Communities

From Staff Reports ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Most people have heard of the oil and gas-drilling industry company EQT, but some may not know it also has a charitable arm — the EQT Foundation. The EQT Foundation helps communities prosper by supporting programs and organizations that reflect the ...