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  • Business, government shifting to natural gas vehicles

    September 24, 2012

    Cleveland Plain Dealer.  The frenzy over shale gas deep under Ohio and other states has the makings of a different kind of rush on the nation's highways. Businesses, cities, metropolitan transit systems and even school districts across the nation are edging toward a switch from diesel and gas [...]

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  • Utica Midstream Development Much More Than Talk

    September 21, 2012

    Youngstown Business Journal.  There’s talk of new companies relocating here. There’s talk of new jobs. And, there’s talk of new revenue streams for businesses that can supply and support an industry that stands to change the landscape of eastern Ohio. What’s different this time is that [...]

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  • Economy is booming in Carroll County

    September 19, 2012

    Canton Repository. So far the oil boom that has swept through Carroll County during the last two years has been pretty positive. “I have yet to see any negatives” Glenn Enslen, Carroll County’s economic development director, said of drilling in the Utica shale. “I believe it has the powe [...]

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  • Shale Dollars Fuel Auto Sales in Columbiana County

    September 11, 2012

    Youngstown Business Journal.  As development ramps up in the Utica shale, auto dealers in Columbiana County are selling more cars and trucks and enjoying higher profits. So say Tom Poponak and Todd Dauterman, general managers for Donnell Ford in Salem and Columbiana Ford, respectively. Both dea [...]

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  • Railroads Ready for Utica Shale Midstream Hauling

    September 10, 2012

    Youngstown Business Journal. Executives of national and regional railroad companies say they have a role to play as oil and gas companies develop the Utica shale in Eastern Ohio. Many of these big energy companies that have entered the region are still trying to define the play and are just begi [...]

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  • Students Receive Scholarships To Pursue Careers In Energy

    September 7, 2012

    WFMD.  Some area high school students are receiving scholarships to help them pursue a career in energy. The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program is awarding 35 scholarships to well qualified and highly motivated students statewide. Three recipients live right here in north central Ohio, [...]

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