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Landowners win a battle in court

April 21, 2012 LISBON — Four Columbiana County landowners won a battle Friday to keep a company that performs seismic testing off their properties. Gary Carter, Larry Fryfogle, James Zimmerman and Golden H. more »»

Commissioners approve road use agreement

April 21, 2012 LISBON — An agreement to maintain a county road in Middleton Township where a shale gas well will be drilled was approved this week by Columbiana County commissioners. more »»

Park board hires representation to negotiate lease

April 15, 2012 EAST LIVERPOOL — The Thompson Park Board agreed Friday to have a company enter negotiations for a gas/oil lease for about 140 acres of park property. more »»

Property owners taken to court

April 3, 2012 LISBON — A company that performs testing for shale gas drillers has taken legal action to get onto four leased properties where it is being denied access. TGS-Nopec Geophysical Co. more »»

Port finds another use for state funds

April 1, 2012 EAST LIVERPOOL — The Columbiana County Port Authority received preliminary state approval to use state money once allocated for Baard Energy on a project to help two companies at its Wellsville rive... more »»

Pipeline will run through county

March 31, 2012 LISBON — Columbiana County residents whose property falls within the path of a proposed pipeline that would connect Ohio’s shale gas fields with markets in the southwest should soon be receiving a... more »»

Columbiana not ready to pull the trigger on drilling lease

March 26, 2012 COLUMBIANA — With land-owners across the county signing oil and gas leases, Columbiana City Council members are debating whether to pursue a lease for city-owned property. more »»

Port authority looks to profit from gas and oil activity

March 25, 2012 EAST LIVERPOOL — Officials are hoping Shell Oil’s proposed petrochemical refinery near Beaver, Pa. more »»

Chesapeake still finalizing purchase of property for plant

March 22, 2012 KENSINGTON — Construction of a shale gas collection and processing plant could begin within two months at the yet undisclosed location, according to officials who attended this week’s meeting of... more »»

Monaca chosen as site for muti-billion-dollar petrochemical refinery

March 15, 2012 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Shell Oil Co. has chosen a site near Pittsburgh for a major, multi-billion-dollar petrochemical refinery that could provide a huge economic boost to the regio. more »»

If you just say no, Chesapeake may say yes to a job

March 15, 2012 LISBON — If God helps those who help themselves, then local residents need to do the same if they want to land jobs being created by the shale gas boom under way in Columbiana County. more »»

Energy company may step on gas

March 15, 2012 LISBON — An official familiar with Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s plans believes the company will move quickly to build a natural gas processing complex in Columbiana County. more »»

Chesa-peak-e performance

March 14, 2012 LISBON — Chesapeake Energy Corp. announced Tuesday it plans to construct a shale gas processing complex as part of a $900 million, five-year investment in Columbiana County. more »»

Union reps urge drilling companies to hire locally

February 21, 2012 NEGLEY — More local workers should be used for oil and gas exploration in the county, Clint Powell told Middleton Township trustees Monday. more »»

Lisbon may add some acreage to drilling lease

February 20, 2012 LISBON — The Lisbon Cemetery Board wants in on the gas-leasing action, which will mean extra money for the village when it gets around to signing a lease. more »»

No lease, no basis for suit, county argues

February 15, 2012 LISBON — Colum-biana County commissioners have officially advised the judge they never signed a natural gas lease that is the basis for a lawsuit filed by the city of East Liverpool. more »»

Road repairs will fall on drillers

February 5, 2012 LISBON — Oil and gas drilling companies using township and county roads will be required to sign a standard road maintenance agreement approved for use this week by Columbiana County commissioners. more »»

ELO signs up with Chesapeake

January 11, 2012 EAST LIVERPOOL — The city stands to realize nearly $. more »»

Report: Shale will bring growth

December 12, 2011 WARREN — Natural gas drilling in area Marcellus and Utica shale rock formations will fuel dramatic growth for local economies and the entire nation in coming decades, a report released last week says. more »»

East Palestine weighs lease possibilities

December 4, 2011 EAST PALESTINE — A Village Councilman believes an oil and gas lease agreement with an exploration company would reap more financial benefits if the village joins a group rather than lease land... more »»

 
 
 

 

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