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The State of Ohio’s Gas Fields

Posted Monday, February 17, 2014

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The State of Ohio’s Gas Fields How far along is the promised shale gas and oil boom in Ohio? And where do fears about the environmental impact of horizontal fracture drilling stand? We check in on the Utica shale play. Sales taxes are up in counties with big shale activity, according to a Cleveland State University study, but big job gains haven't yet happened despite a thousand permits granted since 2010.


Energy, Shale, Environment


Thomas E. Stewart, CEO, Ohio Oil and Gas Association. 
Edward W. ‘Ned’ Hill, PhD. Dean, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
G. Allen Brooks, oil industry analyst, publisher of Musings from the Oil Patch, Houston, TX
Nathan Johnson, staff attorney, Ohio Environmental Council
Vanessa Pesec, president, NEOGAP

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