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Coal Mining News ItemsRCBI, Southern to host open houses in Williamson, Welch - Williamson Daily News7/17/2018 12:11:39 AM
Williamson Daily News RCBI, Southern to host open houses in Williamson, Welch Williamson Daily News HD Media. The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) and Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College will host Machinist Technology/CNC Program open houses and enrollment events July 17 on the college's Williamson campus and at the McDowell County ...
Contura Energy and Alpha Natural Resources Announce Confidential Submission of S-4 Registration Statement ... - PR Newswire (press release)7/16/2018 8:34:21 AM
Contura Energy and Alpha Natural Resources Announce Confidential Submission of S-4 Registration Statement ... PR Newswire (press release) Alpha Natural Resources has affiliate mining operations in seven counties in West Virginia , and supplies metallurgical coal to the steel industry and thermal coal to generate power. ... (b) hazards and operating risks associated with coal mining and ...
The Unlikely Campaign Behind Richard Ojeda's Rise in West Virginia - Roll Call7/10/2018 5:09:24 AM
Roll Call The Unlikely Campaign Behind Richard Ojeda's Rise in West Virginia Roll Call LOGAN, W. Va . — Richard Ojeda has become one of the stars of the 2018 midterms. First, the national media latched on to this Trump-voting Democrat, and now the national party is behind him too. A recent independent poll found him ahead here in southern ...
Trade Troubles: Escalating Trade Threats Could Hit Ohio Valley Coal, Natural Gas - WKU Public Radio7/8/2018 7:48:45 AM
WKU Public Radio Trade Troubles: Escalating Trade Threats Could Hit Ohio Valley Coal, Natural Gas WKU Public Radio Since 2008, annual coal production in West Virginia alone has dropped by nearly half, from almost 158 million short tons in 2008 to 80 million short tons in 2016. But production of metallurgical coal, or met coal, has remained relatively stable. .... A ...
Trump pitches coal as bombproof at West Virginia charity dinner - New York Daily News7/3/2018 11:36:16 PM
New York Daily News Trump pitches coal as bombproof at West Virginia charity dinner New York Daily News Trump told guests at a West Virginia charity dinner for veterans that oil pipelines are a national security risk and susceptible to bombings. He suggested the vulnerability could ... Jim Justice, a coal mining tycoon, attended the dinner. Last month ... and more »
Lawsuit Seeks Protection for Crayfish From Coal Mining - U.S. News & World Report6/21/2018 12:24:16 PM
West Virginia Public Broadcasting Lawsuit Seeks Protection for Crayfish From Coal Mining U.S. News & World Report Lawsuit Seeks Protection for Crayfish From Coal Mining . A federal lawsuit from an environmental group alleges two federally-protected crayfish species have been harmed by coal mining in Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia . June 21, 2018, at 2:46 p.m.. Lawsuit Seeks Protections for Crawfish Imperiled by Coal Mining West Virginia Public Broadcasting all 50 news articles »
We need to move away from coal, but we cannot forget about what that means for the people who live in coal country - The Altamont Enterprise6/21/2018 10:13:11 AM
The Altamont Enterprise We need to move away from coal, but we cannot forget about what that means for the people who live in coal country The Altamont Enterprise Although most of these problems impact those who live in the coalfields, what we do in New York has a direct impact on people in McDowell County and other coal-mining counties in West Virginia . A lot of the time, big-coal companies headquarters are ... and more »
Mineral Rights and Surface Use News ItemsSilver Viper Minerals Enters Into Definitive Agreements to Acquire Rubi-Esperanza Claims, La Virginia Gold-Silver ... - Junior Mining Network6/25/2018 1:28:28 PM
Silver Viper Minerals Enters Into Definitive Agreements to Acquire Rubi-Esperanza Claims, La Virginia Gold-Silver ... Junior Mining Network The Company has completed environmental studies necessary for drill permitting and is progressing with formalization of an access agreement with surface rights owners. ... Information set forth in this press release contains forward-looking statements ... Silver Viper Enters Into Definitive Agreements to Acquire Rubi-Esperanza Claims, La Virginia Gold-Silver Project ... Canada NewsWire (press release) all 3 news articles »
May 5, 2018 - WV News6/21/2018 3:43:59 PM
May 5, 2018 WV News Notice is given that Mountaineer Midstream Company, LLC has applied to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Air Quality, for a Permit Modification for a Compressor Station located on County Road 30/5 west of County Road ...
Shale boom could benefit West Virginia economy but hurt landowners - West Virginia Record6/19/2018 8:39:19 AM
West Virginia Record Shale boom could benefit West Virginia economy but hurt landowners West Virginia Record That's when you're looking at the manufacturing sector or natural gas-fired power plants or some of these other industries that are making use of the resource and turning it into something else." Lego said for the manufacturing sector, this would mean ...
Natural gas drilling bill strikes balance among mineral and surface rights holders, drillers - West Virginia MetroNews2/12/2018 12:46:05 AM
Natural gas drilling bill strikes balance among mineral and surface rights holders, drillers West Virginia MetroNews Improved technology has made it commercially viable to reach massive supplies of gas buried deep inside shale formations. Nearly endless reserves of gas are buried underneath West Virginia's hills. Mineral rights holders and gas companies have been ... and more »
Surface, mineral rights owners say details will be key to getting co-tenancy bill passed - WV News1/22/2018 9:24:03 AM
WV News Surface , mineral rights owners say details will be key to getting co-tenancy bill passed WV News “Co-tenancy has never been completely objectionable to us, it's just a matter of the details,” said Tom Huber, president of the West Virginia Royalty Owners Association. “We feel like this bill, should it come out on the floor … and head to committee ... Lawmakers to again consider oil and gas property changes Record Delta all 2 news articles »
Oil Shale News ItemsWhy women from Asia are confronting US fracking: Oil extraction equals plastic production - NationofChange6/27/2018 10:56:55 AM
Why women from Asia are confronting US fracking: Oil extraction equals plastic production NationofChange Dominguez and Narayan visited communities experiencing the impacts of fracking in Texas, Louisiana, West Virginia , and Pennsylvania. They also visited Washington D.C.. In Texas, for example, a major fracking boom is underway. A new report by IHS Markit ...
$83 billion West Virginia petrochemical deal with China on skids due to trade war, corruption probe - NationofChange6/26/2018 10:48:50 AM
$83 billion West Virginia petrochemical deal with China on skids due to trade war, corruption probe NationofChange Last November, China and West Virginia signed an $83.7 billion dollar, 20-year agreement to build a massive petrochemical hub in the state but that deal may be on hiatus in the midst of a de facto trade war spurred by President Donald Trump and a ... and more »
Derailed Oil Train Spills 230000 Gallons of Tar Sands in Flooded Iowa River - DeSmog (blog)6/25/2018 9:26:22 PM
DeSmog (blog) Derailed Oil Train Spills 230000 Gallons of Tar Sands in Flooded Iowa River DeSmog (blog) In addition, since 2014 West Virginia , Virginia , Illinois, and Oregon have all experienced oil train derailments which ended up with burning and leaking oil tank cars either spilling oil in a river or not far from rivers. Last July another train ... and more »
US shale producers warn Chinese tariffs would hit energy exports - ETEnergyworld.com6/20/2018 1:48:17 AM
ETEnergyworld.com US shale producers warn Chinese tariffs would hit energy exports ETEnergyworld.com In coal country, there are worries the trade war could harm exports, said Steve Roberts, president of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce. "China is an enormously important trading partner," he said. Some U.S. producers said growing demand for U.S. ... and more »
Shale Boom Creates New Petrochemical Hub - OilPrice.com4/18/2018 7:04:57 PM
Shale Boom Creates New Petrochemical Hub OilPrice.com The shale gas production boom provides a low-cost resource for petrochemicals plants, with the Gulf Coast and the Ohio-Pennsylvania-West Virginia region the prime spots for construction of new petrochemical capacity. According to the Shale Crescent USA ...
DOE Banking on Six Projects to Advance Oil, NatGas Production Techniques - Natural Gas Intelligence1/4/2018 9:59:42 AM
DOE Banking on Six Projects to Advance Oil, NatGas Production Techniques Natural Gas Intelligence Field projects were solicited in emerging unconventional plays with less than 50,000 b/d of current production, including the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) and the Huron Shale in Virginia . “The newly selected projects will help us master oil and gas ... and more »
A New US-China Energy Relationship May Be On The Horizon - Forbes11/20/2017 12:32:33 PM
Forbes A New US-China Energy Relationship May Be On The Horizon Forbes Two important energy deals were proposed during U.S. President Trump's trip to China, paving the way for Chinese energy investment in West Virginia and Alaska. The deals would increase dependence between the two nations and enhance collaboration in ... and more »
China Energy Investment signs MOU for $83.7 billion in West Virginia projects - Reuters11/9/2017 2:35:17 AM
Bloomberg China Energy Investment signs MOU for $83.7 billion in West Virginia projects Reuters BEIJING (Reuters) - China Energy Investment Corp, the world's largest power company by asset value, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to invest $83.7 billion in shale gas, power and chemical projects in West Virginia , the U.S state said on ... China Energy and West Virginia announce framework to invest $83 billion in shale gas and chemical manufacturing ... PR Newswire (press release) West Virginia Gets China Energy Deal That Dwarfs State's GDP Bloomberg China To Invest $83B In US Shale OilPrice.com Charleston Gazette-Mail - ICIS Chemical Business all 94 news articles »
Voluntary Conservation Practices News ItemsFort Wayne Native Chronicles Journey Along The Mighty Maumee - Northeast Indiana Public Radio10/13/2017 4:44:32 PM
Northeast Indiana Public Radio Fort Wayne Native Chronicles Journey Along The Mighty Maumee Northeast Indiana Public Radio Voluntary conservation practices in farming may have a significant environmental impact from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico. That's according to new a federal study measuring ... By Virginia Alvino • Jan 26, 2015. Save Maumee. An action plan two ... and more »