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  • Northeast Ohio could outpace nation’s economic growth

    March 3, 2013

    Canton Repository. Years of reports about layoffs and plant closings leave the impression that manufacturing is dead in Northeast Ohio. That’s not the case, according to research by Team NEO, which works to promote Northeast Ohio’s assets and attract business to the area. The area’s man [...]

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  • Proppant Distributor Opening Facility in Navarre

    March 2, 2013

    Yet another company tied to shale development is making the Buckeye State their home. Unimin Corp., based in New Canaan, Connecticut is establishing a distribution terminal in Navarre. The company provides proppants used in the hydraulic fracturing process.  Proppant, usually sand, is used to keep [...]

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  • Ohio State, WVU Team Up for Shale Research

    March 1, 2013

    Two major universities in our region are recognizing the impact shale development is having on Ohio and West Virginia.  Ohio State University and West Virginia University are partnering to research the economic implications as well as environmental, community, and public health impacts of natur [...]

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  • OOGEEP Encourages Local Schools To Prepare Students For Oil and Gas Opportunities

    February 28, 2013

    The Franciscan University of Steubenville recently hosted the Principals’ Leadership Academy.  The event, which included superintendents and principals from Belmont, Harrison and Jefferson Counties (all shale producing counties), came together to discuss programming, hot topics, and a subj [...]

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  • Chesapeake Employees Save Man from Frozen Lake

    February 28, 2013

    Chesapeake Employees Save Man from Frozen Lake [...]

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  • Energy companies in hot pursuit of oil and gas technology students

    February 22, 2013

    Columbus Business First. It's a safe bet many girls don’t dream of becoming a “mud man.” But Stephanie Jones isn’t any girl. After working in medical and pharmacy technology, billing and coding, the 25-year-old wife and mother of a 2-year-old is determined to become a drilling fluids e [...]

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