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More job cuts in Ohio

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One Ohio manufacturing company associated with the oil and gas industry will be cutting jobs due to the downturn that has impacted the industry for several months. Vallourec Star LP has announced that due to the weak demand for its products, high inventory and sales being extremely low when compared to last year, it has no other option but to ...

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Shale gas industry brings gas tax debate to TV screens

The great debate between the shale gas industry and Governor Tom Wolf regarding Wolf’s proposed gas tax is still going strong, but the industry has taken things to a new level and is reaching people through their television screens. As reported by State Impact Pennsylvania, “The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, which leads a coalition of groups opposing the ...

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Technology: Talking machines

The shale gas industry uses several machines on a daily basis, and many of those machines are limited to the amount of time they can be used to due to the costs of replacing or fixing them if something goes wrong.  However, there may be an answer to this problem, and we have Jeremy Frank to thank for it. Frank, ...

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Drilling in Frick Park mines heating source for new center

They’re drilling right now in Frick Park. No, not the kind of extractive drilling done by the shale gas industry, but rather drilling that will create an energy-efficient geothermal heating and cooling system for the new Frick Environmental Center. The geothermal system, using 16 wells, each 500 feet deep, will tap into consistent underground temperatures to reduce heating and cooling ...

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