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Drilling Down: Rex Energy Seeks ‘Limited Injections’ at Coitsville Well | March 3, 2015

Rex Energy Seeks ‘Limited Injections’ at Coitsville Well

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — An activist group opposed to hydraulic fracturing is calling on the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to uphold an order it issued in September denying a request to operate a Class II injection well in Coitsville Township — and not approve “limited injections” there. Frackfree Mahoning Valley says it wants ODNR oil […]

Drilling Down: NiSource Activates $60M Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline | February 18, 2015

NiSource Activates $60M Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — NiSource Inc. reported Wednesday that it has placed into service a $60 million pipeline that transports natural gas liquids from its Hickory Bend processing plant in Springfield Township to the UEO Buckeye processing facility in Columbiana County. NiSource, parent of Columbia Pipeline Group, said that the line was commissioned during the fourth […]

Drilling Down: Chesapeake Sues McClendon, Claims Theft of Trade Secrets | February 17, 2015

Chesapeake Sues McClendon, Claims Theft of Trade Secrets

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Chesapeake Energy Corp. today filed suit in Oklahoma County District Court alleging its former CEO and chairman, Aubrey McClendon, “misappropriated highly sensitive trade secrets” in the weeks before he was forced out of the company and used this information to start a new oil and gas venture. Chesapeake, the most prolific driller […]