Ascent Resources, LLC & Encino Energy, LLC Sponsor chamber oil and gas event

STEUBENVILLE — Oil and gas will be in the spotlight when the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce holds the next in its series of information workshops.

The pressentation, set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 29 at Hellenic Hall in Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church at the corner of Fourth and South streets, will focus on the oil and gas industry in Jefferson County.

Sponsored by Ascent Resoruces and Encino Energy, the presentation will cover several topics, including the state of the industry in and around Jefferson County, permits, production, pipelines, infrastructure investment and more. Speakers will include Amanda Finn, government relations manager for Ascent Resources; Mike Chadsey, director of public relations for the Ohio Oil and Gas Association; and Jackie Stewart, director of external affairs with Encino Energy.

The cost is $20 per person and includes lunch. Advance registration is required and can be done by calling the chamber offices at (740) 282-6226 or by e-mailing Cassie Balvin at