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.
Carmi City Council Oil, gas and fireworks were the main topics covered by the Carmi City Council Tuesday night. Carmi Mayor Jeff Pollard asked the council to approve a resolution in support of the local oil and gas industry after explaining the importance of the industry... Read More.
Grayville Council Meeting The Grayville City Council met for the first of its two monthly meetings Monday night, approving additional oil well drilling on city property. The commissioners heard from Rian Waterbury and Randy Fischer of Fischer Oil concerning additional oil prospects in the city. Following... Read More.
Oil Spill Reported Saturday Local authorities responded to a reported oil spill early Saturday morning. According to the White County Sheriff’s Department incident report, Deputy Sheriff Randy Graves was notified of the spill around 5:30 Saturday morning. Graves located the spill, which apparently began at 1500 East... Read More.
Elastec Holds Oil Spill Workshop Over the past decade Elastec has been conducting oil spill workshops to simulate an oil spill recovery. The workshops have been getting larger and gaining more attention worldwide. Elastec, which is based in Carmi, Illinois has attracted people from all over... Read More.