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Welcome to the Vindy.com Fracking page, the Mahoning Valley's home for the latest news and information about the natural oil and gas drilling industry.

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Water purified for fracking

November 18th, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Pennsylvania-company purifies acid-mine drainage for oil and gas industry

2 local companies featured in emissions report Minimizing ...

October 22nd, 2014 at 12:00 AM

The Environmental Defense Fund, a nonprofit environmental advocacy group, released a report that highlighted companies that developed technologies and services for the emerging methane mitigation industry.

Lawmaker action with hydraulic fracturing

September 17th, 2014 at 12:00 AM

An update on lawmaker action and other activities at the Ohio Statehouse related to horizontal hydraulic fracturing.

SHALE INSIGHT conference set in Pittsburgh next week

September 17th, 2014 at 12:00 AM

SHALE INSIGHT conference set in Pittsburgh next week Pittsburgh In its fourth year, the SHALE

Bonus payments used for single-use costs

September 17th, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Government agencies were careful not to use lease bonus payments for recurring costs

Fracking debate in Illinois

September 17th, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Environmentalists want to lift a cap on fines for violations, while industry officials want to limit who can ask for a public hearing

Mexico opens gas, oil to foreign, private firms

August 20th, 2014 at 12:00 AM

By MARK STEVENSON Associated Press MEXICO CITY Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto signed

Potential oil window is last gasp for Utica ...

August 20th, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Change to fracking process may help companies to open the oil portion of the Utica Shale

Study: Ohio could add 16,000 jobs, $2.68 billion ...

August 20th, 2014 at 12:00 AM

COLUMBUS An update on lawmaker action and other activities at the Ohio Statehouse related to

Activity update

August 20th, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Activity update COLUMBUS Updated permitting activity from the Ohio Department of Natural

Anti-fracking group seeks bill’s passage 4th time

August 6th, 2014 at 12:03 AM

By BURTON SPEAKMAN bspeakman@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN A group of Youngstown activists hopes the

Book takes on fracking ‘myths’

July 14th, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Oil and Gas industry official wants to provide perspective on fracking in book

FRACKING Expert: Pa. didn’t study health effects

July 14th, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press PITTSBURGH Pennsylvania’s former health secretary says the state has failed to

Utica Shale activity continuing to move south

July 10th, 2014 at 12:05 AM

Northern section of Utica just doesn't have production results to justify expense.

Ohio Shale gas production doubled in 2013

July 3rd, 2014 at 12:07 AM

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reports Ohio’s natural gas production nearly doubled from 2012 to 2013 because of the activity in the Utica shale play.

Co. explains testing of fracking byproducts for radioactivity ...

July 3rd, 2014 at 12:06 AM

A presentation by Austin Master Services at Youngstown City Hall Wednesday evening clarified the process the company is taking in testing radioactivity in materials that come out of the earth through the process of hydraulic fracking.

States confront worries about fracking, quakes

June 26th, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press AZLE, Texas Earthquakes used to be almost unheard of on the vast stretches of

Frack-free group wants answers about radioactive testing

June 6th, 2014 at 12:03 AM

Henrietta Bibbs takes exception to many aspects of hydraulic fracturing in the Mahoning Valley, such as the oil and gas industry’s claims of job creation.

Pa. candidate urges governor, lawmakers to OK drilling ...

June 4th, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press HARRISBURG, PA. Tom Wolf may not hold an elected office yet, but as Democratic

Tressel tasked with building academics at YSU to ...

June 3rd, 2014 at 12:00 AM

The new president will find changes on campus after his time away.



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