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  • Five Well Permits Issued in Ohio’s Utica

    July 10, 2018

    Youngstown Business Journal Daily. Five new permits for horizontal wells were issued in the Utica shale region of eastern Ohio last week, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. All five permits were secured by Oklahoma City-based Ascent Resources Utica LLC, which recently announc [...]

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  • Peterson Urges Congress to Boost Economic Development in Appalachian Regions of Ohio

    July 10, 2018

    Highland County Press. State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Washington Court House) recently joined his Senate colleagues in urging Congress to enact policies that will boost economic development in Appalachian regions of Ohio by better harnessing our world class supply of natural gas. “The creation [...]

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  • Appalachian Region Looks to Asia to Revive Economic Hopes

    July 8, 2018

    Cambridge Daily Jeffersonian. A slice of Appalachia along the Ohio River still struggling decades after losing manufacturing jobs in the steel, aluminum and glass industries to overseas competition is looking to Asia to revive the region’s fortunes with a more pliable product ” plastic. A Th [...]

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  • Shale Gas Revolution Is Just Getting Started

    July 7, 2018

    Forbes. The shale gas revolution is turning ten years old and is apparently only just getting started. A new report by the business information provider IHS Markit traces the remarkable rise of the shale gas in the United States over the past decade and projects that natural gas production will g [...]

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  • Forget Tech, Big Oil is Doling Out America’s Fattest Paychecks

    July 5, 2018

    Bloomberg. Move over Wall Street titans and Silicon Valley giants. When it comes to paychecks, Big Oil now looks like the best bet for U.S. workers. Spurred partly by the shale boom, the median pay for energy workers last year was $123,000, according to data newly mandated by the U.S. That topped [...]

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  • Local student among Ohio Oil, Gas Scholarship recipients

    July 5, 2018

    The Weirton Daily Times. More than 60 students, including Victor Duff of Wintersville, have been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program and Foundation. OOGEEP awarded the scholarships to students pursuing degrees in the oil and gas industry. “We were ve [...]

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