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Wetzel County, West Virginia

PO Box 156
New Martinsville, WV 26155
Phone: (304) 455-8224
Fax: (304) 455-5256

In north WV below its northern panhandle, south of Wheeling; organized Jan 10, 1846 from Tyler County. Name Origin: For Lewis Wetzel (1764-1808), an Indian fighter and scout

Area (sq mi):: 361.37 (land 359.22; water 2.14) Population per square mile: 47.70
Population 2005: 17,117 State rank: 34 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.30%; 1990-2000 -8.10% Population 2000: 17,693 (White 98.60%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 40.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,818; median household $30,935; Population below poverty level: 19.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,830-$23,393
Unemployment (2004): 8.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 29.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The MVP would transport the abundant supply of Marcellus and Utica natural gas, commencing in Wetzel County, West Virginia and traversing south through 11 counties in West Virginia, southeast through six counties in Virginia, and ending in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
Coffield was born on November 19, 1923, on Coffield Ridge in Wetzel County, West Virginia.
The company president, David Lawler, said, 'We believe this joint venture agreement improves our liquidity while keeping us positioned to capture the potential associated with the Marcellus Shale formation in Wetzel County, West Virginia.
DENVER -- MarkWest Energy Partners (NYSE: MWE) (MarkWest) announced today the commencement of operations of the first Mobley processing facility located in Wetzel County, West Virginia.
According to the company, the Ohio Valley Connector utilises two new compressor stations with approximately 40,000 hp combined: the Corona Station in Wetzel County, West Virginia and the Plasma Station in Monroe County, Ohio.
The acquisition, which is primarily sited in Wetzel, Tyler, and Harrison Counties of West Virginia, adds a sizeable amount of acreage within EQTs core development area and complements the company's adjacent operations in Wetzel County, West Virginia.
Primarily located in Wetzel, Tyler, and Harrison Counties of West Virginia, the acquisition adds a sizeable amount of acreage within EQT's core development area and complements the company's adjacent operations in Wetzel County, West Virginia.
In the fourth quarter of 2008 the company plans to spend around USD11m on Appalachian Basin capital projects, including the drilling of one vertical test well in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, two horizontal wells in Wetzel County, West Virginia, one horizontal well in Lewis County, West Virginia, and two vertical wells in Ritchie County, West Virginia, of US.
DENVER -- MarkWest Energy Partners (NYSE: MWE) (MarkWest) announced today the development of additional processing infrastructure at its Mobley complex located in Wetzel County, West Virginia.
The estimated 300-mile MVP will connect the existing Equitrans transmission system in Wetzel County, West Virginia, to Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Company s (Transco) Zone 5 compressor station 165 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
7 miles of 16-inch-diameter pipeline that runs from Wetzel County, West Virginia to Greene County, Pennsylvania, as well as a new compressor station near Jefferson in Greene County.