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W. Virginia is getting a wastewater treatment complex

A Denver-based company is teaming up with Veolia Water Technologies Inc. and Veolia North America to construct a wastewater treatment complex in West Virginia. Antero Resources Corporation shared last Wednesday it will be partnering up with the two companies and designing and building a “state-of-the-art advanced wastewater treatment complex in Doddridge County, West Virginia,” states the company’s press release. The ...

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New Mexico lands more than $1 million in O&G leases

The state of New Mexico raised $1,085,820 in and oil and gas lease sale for 27 tracts of land—a mass totaling up to 7,268 acres, according to the Albuquerque Business Journal. Each of the tracts were leased with sealed bids reaching $828,820 and oral bids reaching $257,000. Santa Fe resident Doug J. Schutz placed the highest sealed bid for $144,000 ...

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Eagle Ford expert: No telling how low oil can go

Just when oil seemed to have finally gained some momentum, West Texas Intermediate plummeted to $39 a barrel Monday morning. The dive left one crude economic expert with a phrase to capture the warranted anxiety of the industry: “All bets are off.” Thomas Tunstall, an economics professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio and notable expert with energy ...

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Nonunion Employees: Bye-bye pension program

According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on August 21st, the United States Steel Corp. will be freezing employee pension benefits for all nonunion employees. By the end of this year, the U.S. Steel Corp. will move an estimated 1,300 employees to a 401K plan.  Sarah Cassella, the corporation’s spokesperson, explained that the decision was ...

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It takes a village: How WE Fest stays the best in the business

When you’re the largest country music gathering in the world, it takes the human power of a small town to make sure everything goes smooth and remains on track. “We have over 1,800 employees managing a city of 50,000 people for the weekend,” Diana Hall explained to DL-Online. ”We communicate about everything from port-a-potties to emergency medical services to artist ...

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Votes are in, Penn. Voters support Clean Power Plan

After a recent opinion poll was conducted, the majority of Pennsylvania voters fully support Obama’s Clean Power Plan. The Quinnipiac University of Connecticut recently conducted an opinion poll in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania.  On the poll, voters were asked about Obama’s Clean Power Plan, Iran’s nuclear pact, immigration, war with ISIS and Planned Parenthood.  During the survey, which went on ...

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And the Texans’ quarterback is…

Experience, good decision-making and a low practice-interception at training camp helped Brian Hoyer dominate over his competitor Ryan Mallett for the title of the Texan’s quarterback. The Texans signed Hoyer on with a $10.5 million contract with a $4.75 million guarantee, the Houston Chronicle reports. Hoyer, a former Cleveland Browns QB, boasts 19 touchdowns, 19 interceptions and a 76.8 presser ...

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