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Water Contamination from Hydraulic Fracturing

Problems with Water Quality Contamination near Gas and Oil Drilling Sites The oil and gas industry in West Virginia was significant in our past and is vital to our future. Presently, the state of West Virginia is anticipating tremendous economic growth as the oil and gas industry develops. Not only are thousands of jobs being…

Gas Drilling Permits in WV: January Through May 2014

Posted On June 9, 2014 I Firm News,Fracking News in WV

In the past five months, natural gas developers applied for 272 well permits and 230 of those have been approved, according to Department of Environmental Protection Office of Oil and Gas public notices.  The majority of the boom is confined to 13 north-central counties, with the vast bulk of activity based in just five of…