Tag: Wheeling-Intelligencer


Shale Crescent USA Wants to Rebrand Region

WHEELING — The area has been known by many names — the Upper Ohio Valley, Appalachia, the Rust Belt and Coal Country — in the past, but one organization hopes to rebrand the region in a way that will help it capitalize on its natural gas and other petrochemical reserves. Greg Kozera wants residents, community leaders and businesses to start using the term “Shale Crescent&rd...

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Plenty of Opportunities in Oil and Gas Industry

WHEELING –Ranging from roughneck well worker to petroleum engineer, the careers available in the Marcellus and Utica shale fields are as wide-ranging as the training required to get them. Some jobs, such as those involving water transportation, may not require anything more than a high school diploma and a strong work ethic. Others require various levels of education, ranging from a one-year...

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Maximize Benefits from Natural Gas Development

West Virginia’s natural gas industry made tremendous strides in 2017. Natural gas production increased, interstate gas pipelines were approved, progress was made toward developing a regional gas liquids storage and trading hub and, incredibly, China Energy proposes to invest billions of dollars in the state’s energy, chemical and manufacturing industries. This is all great news and tre...

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