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Rex Energy announces closing of Illinois Basin asset sale

STATE COLLEGE, Pa – Rex Energy Corporation announced that it has closed on the previously announced sale of its Illinois Basin assets to Campbell Development Group, LLC.  More...

Firm wants to turn sewage sludge in Pennsylvania into fuel

Pittsburgh, PA (AP) – Casella Organics has told Pennsylvania regulators that it wants to dry sewage sludge into pellets and bring them into Pennsylvania to be used as fuel at coal-fired power plants. More...

Ohio’s largest solar project to be finished by year’s end

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) – A new solar field set to become Ohio’s largest installation is on track to open by the end of the year.  The 20-megawatt solar field in Bowling Green in northwestern Ohio will surpass the 12-megawatt Wyando More...

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Larson Design Group supports regional growth

Selinsgrove, PA – Larson Design Group is investing $500 in Focus Central Pennsylvania to support regional growth by promoting the region to attract new corporate investment. More...

RE /MAX Centre Realty celebrates successful fundraiser for United Way

State College , PA – RE/MAX Centre Realty, a local real estate brokerage, announced the end of their Pacesetter campaign for the Centre County United Way. More...

West Virginia on the record

A Q&A with Kevin Ellis, chairman of the board of the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association

The leading oil and gas industry organizations in the tristate area – the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC), the Ohio Oil and Gas Association (OOGA), and the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association (WVONGA) – are hosting this year’s annual Shale More...

News

DCED secretary hints at second cracker plant in Pennsylvania

Washington, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin hinted at the potential for a second cracker plant in Pennsylvania at a community meeting in Beaver County. More...

Shell divests Gulf of Mexico assets for $425M

HOUSTON, Texas – Royal Dutch Shell recently announced that they will sell 100 percent of its record title interest in Green Canyon Blocks 114, 158, 202 and 248, referred to as the Brutus/Gilder assets, to EnVen Energy Corporation. More...

DBD Staffing is changing with the needs of the oil and gas industry

When Michael Steele, who would later become chairman of the Republican National Committee, introduced the slogan “Drill, baby, drill!” at the 2008 Republican National Convention, little did he realize that Sarah Palin would become associa More...

Community (County Spotlight)

Westmoreland County continues to adapt to adversity and seize opportunities

Spotlight on Westmoreland County

Westmoreland County’s already diverse business environment benefited from the shale gas boom and, because of that diversity, did not falter in the downturn. More...

People

Guthrie announces new providers

Sayre, PA – Guthrie, a nonprofit health system located throughout north central Pennsylvania and Upstate New York, is proud to announce the arrival of the following providers who recently joined the organization:  More...

Mount Nittany Health Foundation board of directors welcomes Michael Hawbaker

State College , PA – Mount Nittany Health Foundation board of directors recently announced D. Michael Hawbaker as its newest member. More...

Kish Bank promotes Gregory Hayes to senior executive vice president and COO

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Gregory T. Hayes has been promoted to senior executive vice president and chief operating officer. More...

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