Author Archives: POGCO

PDC Energy Investigation, Inspection & Violations By ODNR and EPA

May 2014 :  Blowout and wellhead failure ( seal ring or possibly cracked wellhead may be the cause of failure) … oil spill from a wet gas drilling platform which has discharged into Cow Run Creek . The incident occurred … Continue reading

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Significant Victory – Jury Awards Damages on Negligent Gas Compressor Operations

A courageous Northeast Ohio family residing on 30 acres was recently victorious in their legal battle against their neighbor, gas industry giant, Dominion East Ohio in Alford et al. v. The East Ohio Gas Company DBA Dominion East Ohio, Tuscarawas County … Continue reading

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OSHA Penalties Leveraged for Death on Rig in Noble County

Published: August 15, 2013 1:05PM by   John Roberts, 27, of Belle Valley reportedly died in a fall from a drilling rig platform near West Lafeyette shortly after midnight Thursday. Emergency medical crews from both Coshocton and West Lafayette responded to … Continue reading

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