A research team from West Virginia University's Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions will look into methane emissions in shale gas development.
EQT Corporation announced Dec. 5 it had received all the required regulatory approvals related to the transfer of its natural gas business to Peoples Natural Gas.
Consol Energy announced Dec. 5 it has closed on its agreement to sell the Consolidation Coal Company subsidiary.
Vilsack said the study shows farmers and ranchers are reducing nitrogen pollution by 48.6 million pounds each year and reducing phosphorus by 7.1 million pounds.
A published report says the Sierra Club spent $27 million on its Beyond Coal campaign last year. Bill Raney, president of the West Virginia Coal Association, calls that number "disturbing."
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection will kick-off the agency's newest outreach display, the DEP Energy Tree, on Dec. 6.
A $25,000 check from Dominion Resources will buy plenty of high-tech equipment for students training to work in the oil and gas industry.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency have announced an expanded partnership.
The West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Center at Marshall University announced an expansion of its partnership.
The legal disagreement over whether Beck's permit can pre-empt Munroe Falls' local regulations reached the Ohio Supreme Court this summer.
The region with the largest shift between coal and natural gas for electric power generation is also one of the largest markets for West Virginia coal — the Southeast. But higher gas prices are cutting into gas' share of the market nationally.
Coal River Mining LLC's Fork Creek No. 1 Mine in Lincoln County has been put on notice of a pattern of violations of mandatory health or safety standards.
Cliffs Natural Resources said Nov. 25 that its Cliffs Logan County Coal Toney Fork surface mine have passed the 1,000-day mark without a lost-time accident.
Charlie Burd, president of the Independent Oil & Gas Association, said the report, released Nov. 22 by the Multi-State Research Collaborative, portrays "blanket assumptions" as fact.
A grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation will help students in middle schools throughout the state.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin had two very different jobs announcements last week.
CSX and GE Transportation are partnering in a pilot project that will explore the use of liquefied natural gas to power locomotives, but theirs is by no means the only such initiative underway.
Workers were notified the mine would shut down at 4 p.m. About 150 people are losing their jobs because of the shutdown.
The House approved two bills Wednesday aimed at speeding up drilling for oil and natural gas on public lands.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Nov. 21 Carbonyx Inc., a Texas-based company, will invest tens of millions of dollars in a new Jackson County plant, creating at least 60 jobs.
Full service was restored on the Norfolk Southern mainline track through Wayne County at 10 a.m. Nov. 21.
One West Virginian representative is teaming up with another lawmaker to establish a better energy plan for the country.
Century, Big Rivers and Kenergy filed definitive energy agreements for the company's Sebree smelter with the Kentucky Public Service Commission Nov. 20.
Rep. David McKinley and Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, both R-W.Va., also backed the letter.
Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., and West Virginia University have scheduled a second energy forum Dec. 9.
The circumstances of the accident and the conditions of the hospitalized workers have not been released.
A Mineral County businessman wants a federal judge to pull the plug on a controversial wind farm he says is thwarting his efforts to sell homebuyers on a proposed housing development.
West Virginia University's partnership with Northeast Natural Energy LLC to create projects between business and academia that will encourage innovation and competitiveness.
Carbon emission standards proposed by the federal Environmental Protection Agency for new coal-fired power plants "aren't just difficult to achieve, they're impossible."