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  • Can Our Poor Region Really Say No To Fracking?

    October 5, 2011

    Athens News Can Our Poor Region Really Say No To Fracking? Last Thursday, we had an interesting juxtaposition of news stories in our paper. On one page, we reported that a 2010 "Dateline NBC" special report on poverty in Athens County had won an Emmy award. In another part of the paper, we repor [...]

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  • Ohio Shale Worth Billions of Dollars and 200,000 Jobs

    September 21, 2011

    Cleveland Plain Dealer Ohio Shale Worth Billions of Dollars and 200,000 Jobs CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio's natural gas and oil reserves are a multibillion-dollar bonanza that could create more than 204,500 jobs in just four years, an industry group said Tuesday... [...]

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  • A New Boom?

    September 15, 2011

    Marietta Times A New Boom? About 20 years ago, David McKain opened an oil and gas museum in Parkersburg to recognize the impact the industry had on the region. But rather than focusing on the history, McKain, 77, who has spent most of his adult life in the oil and gas business, is now looking forw [...]

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  • The Road to Find New Energy Sources Leads to Medina County

    August 9, 2011

    Medina Gazette The Road to Find New Energy Sources Leads to Medina County  Ohio has a 150-year history of drilling for oil and natural gas, but advancements in technology and extraction methods are sparking an increase in discovery. We've been drilling for 150 years in Ohio; what's different is t [...]

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  • Don’t Be Swayed By Faucets On Fire and Other Anti-Fracking Propaganda

    March 25, 2011

    Forbes Don't Be Swayed By Faucets On Fire and Other Anti-Fracking Propaganda The New York Times recently published a deplorable piece of reporting addressing hydraulic fracturing. The article demonstrates the serious risks from uninformed regulatory intrusion that the U.S. natural gas industry wi [...]

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  • Oil and Gas Forum Draws Hundreds

    February 8, 2011

    Ravenna Record Oil and Gas Forum Draws Hundreds Monday nights program at Ravenna High School provided a basic understanding of the oil and gas industry in Ohio and the technique of hydraulic fracturing as a method of accessing natural gas and oil. What it did not provide was a discussion of the pr [...]

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