Sgt. Craig Poole of the White County Sheriff's Department was notified the morning of September 8th by Shakespear Oil Company of a theft of oilfield pipe at 500 County Road 300 East in Norris City. The oilfield company had been off the oilfield lease... Read More.
A report of theft has been made to the White County Sheriff’s Department in regards to casing pipe being stole from an oil rig. Deputy Capeheart went to an oil rig site located 1050 County Road 700 E while speaking on the phone with... Read More.
A new report from the Illinois Petroleum Board shows White County continues to pump massive amounts of oil from the ground, more than the next 3 counties combined. The annual report from the IPRB shows White County produced more than 2 million barrels for... Read More.
The Illinois Oil and Gas Association (IOGA) has announced Jim Elder of Carmi, Illinois as its new executive director. Elder succeeds Robert Stewart, a longtime oil industry leader from Mt. Vernon. Elder believes the annual production from the Illinois Basin is very strategic to the... Read More.
Story courtesy of Blake Seely for TOC-Carmi News (WROY/WRUL) Carmi’s very own Elastec held their annual Inland Oil Spill Workshop this Wednesday at New Harmony along the Wabash River. This workshop brings in attendance from people all across the world as well as people... Read More.
There’s plenty of talk about renewable energy and White County is even getting two solar farms. But the idea that petroleum is going away anytime soon is simply a farce according to Illinois Petroleum Resources Board Executive Director Seth Whitehead. The IPRB runs a Petro... Read More.
Goodyear’s sustainable soybean oil procurement policy will drive increasingly stronger annual demand for soybean oil decades into the future.
TEUTOPOLIS…State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) met with president, Jacob Campbell, and some of the personnel of Campbell Energy, LLC in Carmi in January. As a new member of the Illinois General Assembly, Rep. Niemerg is meeting with industry and community leaders around the 109th... Read More.
Three individuals have been flown to hospitals following a Friday morning accident in the Crossville area. White County Ambulance Director Adam Allen tells WROY/WRUL News that the individuals suffered what he considered to be non life threatening injuries and what he called flash type... Read More.
The Illinois Farm Bureau is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to a felony conviction for the recent vandalism of oil tank batteries in rural Wayne County. Through the organization’s Crime Reward Program, $1,000 is being offered to any person who provides information... Read More.