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Less shake from artificial quakes, fed study says


A new federal study found that man-made earthquakes cause less shaking and in general are about 16 times weaker than natural earthquakes with the same magnitude.

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Youngstown Chamber cancels annual shale industry show


The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber has canceled this years YOUNG 2014 Conference and Tradeshow because of the changing nature of the shale industry in the Valley and a decline in participation. More>>

Ohio passes 1,000 mark on Utica shale wells

State officials say there are now more than 1,000 Utica shale wells around Ohio. More>>

Oil & gas industry charter school opens in Columbiana County


A new charter school in Columbiana County will prepare students to work in the oil and gas industry More>>

Youngstown injection well won't re-open Video included

Frack Free Mahoning Valley held a press conference in front of Youngstown city hall Thursday morning to present claims that the injection well located on Ohio Works Drive has been cleared to accept waste once again. More>>

Shell sells shale gas rights for $2.1 billion


Royal Dutch Shell says it has agreed to sell drilling rights in shale formations in Louisiana and Wyoming for $2.1 billion in two transactions.


Study raises red flags on fracking fluids


A new study on the contents of the fluids utilized in the gas and oil drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, raises concerns about several ingredients. More>>

Report: Utica Shale production grows in Ohio


A new federal report says that natural gas production in Ohio's Utica Shale region is growing rapidly.

European firm signs Shale ethane gas deal


A European firm has signed a deal to buy a type of Marcellus Shale natural gas liquid from Antero Resources Corp. More>>

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