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Hilcorp drops bid to force Pennsylvania property owners to allow drilling

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Hilcorp Energy Company has halted an effort to force unwilling Pennsylvania landowners into allowing gas and oil well drilling under their property. More>>

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Report: Energy drilling ruined some PA water wells

For the first time, the Department of Environmental Protection has released details showing 248 cases of water wells ruined by drilling in Pennsylvania. More>>

W. Pa. township sued over gas drilling

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A western Pennsylvania couple is suing their township, claiming that supervisors improperly approved natural gas drilling in a residential area.
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Politicians cheer Pittsburgh airport gas drilling

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The start of natural gas drilling near the Pittsburgh International Airport is being cheered by Pennsylvania politicians from both parties.
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Youngstown Chamber cancels annual shale industry show

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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

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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

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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.
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