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  • Oil, gas exploration leasing activity likely to increase across Southern Ohio

    August 22, 2012

    Chillicothe Gazette Oil, gas exploration leasing activity likely to increase across Southern Ohio While a majority of the leasing of land for oil and natural gas exploration and drilling in Ohio has been conducted in Eastern Ohio, the activity should begin moving farther west over the next couple [...]

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  • The Ten Reasons To Love Natural Gas

    August 21, 2012

    Forbes.  Here is the most promising development in the American economy. Period! The discovery of oceans of natural gas in North America means a vastly cheaper source of energy, the creation of hundreds of thousands of new jobs, a meaningful reduction in global warming, a much diminished balance of [...]

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  • Utica shale could produce 500,000 barrels of oil a day

    August 14, 2012

    Columbus Business First Utica shale could produce 500,000 barrels of oil a day An Energy Analysts International Inc. associate said Monday that Ohio's Utica shale could become the third-largest such formation to produce oil and natural gas in the U.S., pumping as many as 500,000 barrels of oil a d [...]

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  • Projected Utica shale growth a game changer for Ohio

    August 13, 2012

    Akron Beacon Journal Projected Utica shale growth a game changer for Ohio The growth of Utica shale means that railways and trucking companies will be in huge demand to help set up drilling rigs to haul away oil and related liquids, participants said... [...]

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  • Youngstown Vindicator. Energy Development Benefits Ohio

    August 9, 2012

    Youngstown Vindicator.  The first oil well in Ohio was drilled in Washington County in 1860. Standard Oil, the famous oil company owned by John D. Rockefeller, was founded in Cleveland in 1870. Between 1895 and 1903, Ohio produced more oil than any other state in the country. Natural gas was [...]

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  • ODNR releases new Ohio Rocks! license plate

    August 1, 2012

    Ohio Department of Natural Resources ODNR releases new Ohio Rocks! license plate The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Geological Survey is pleased to announce the availability of a new license plate that will fund further research and outreach on the state's geology...see t [...]

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