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Oil from the Marcellus in West Virginia
February 27, 2013 | Ohio.com

An article on the Ohio.com website reports that Chesapeake Energy has three wells in West Virginia that yield hundreds of barrels of oil per day from the Marcellus Shale. They are in the state’s northern panhandle.


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Two Ethane Crackers in the Marcellus Utica?
November 20, 2013 | BizJournals
Nearly two years ago Shell was interested in building an ethane cracker in western Pennsylvania to process the liquids-rich gas being produced from the Marcellus and Utica Shales in the Ohio River Valley. Now Odebrecht and Braskem Americas is talking about building a cracker in the northern West Virginia panhandle and some believe that puts the Shell project in jeopardy.

Marcellus Shale in Wireline Logs
April 7, 2014 | USGS
USGS has published: "Characterization of the Marcellus Shale Based on Computer-Assisted Correlation of Wireline Logs in Virginia and West Virginia".

Increased West Virginia and Southern Pennsylvania Gas Production
August 7, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
Natural gas production in northern West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania is up, partly in response to infrastructure improvements that have improved takeaway capacity.


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