West Virginia

West Virginia Revenue Remains Squeezed On Low Oil/Gas Prices

West Virginia’s severance tax collections continued to plummet in November, driven primarily by low oil and natural gas prices, which have also hurt personal income tax collections and helped to widen a projected budget deficit for fiscal year 2016.

December 14, 2015

Appalachia’s Top Oil/Gas Producing States Joining Hands to Spur Shale Development

The Appalachian Basin’s three leading oil and gas producing states have signed a three-year cooperative agreement aimed at creating policies that would promote the region’s prolific shale plays to help generate more economic opportunities.

October 14, 2015
Integrated Wet Gas Region Forms in West Virginia, SW Pennsylvania

Integrated Wet Gas Region Forms in West Virginia, SW Pennsylvania

Southwestern Pennsylvania and West Virginia have formed an “integrated region” for natural gas drilling, an area where well drilling increasingly has been focused in the Appalachian Basin, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

August 26, 2013

Texas Eastern Holding Open Season for Marcellus-to-Midwest Project

Spectra Energy’s Texas Eastern Transmission LP is holding a supplemental open season for firm transportation service on its Uniontown to Gas City (U2GC) Expansion Project, which offers shippers a new firm path from the Marcellus Shale in west Uniontown, PA, to the pipeline’s existing interconnect with Panhandle Eastern Pipeline near Gas City, IN.

August 19, 2013

Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia Issued 411 Permits in July

State regulators in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia collectively issued 411 permits for oil and gas drilling during the month of July, most of which targeted the Marcellus and Utica shales.

August 16, 2013
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