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  • Sales Tax from Oil and Gas Boom Boosts Economies

    April 7, 2013

    Canton Repository (Stark). Huebner Chevrolet in Carrollton has seen a steady increase in vehicle sales in recent months — especially trucks — as companies have moved into the area because of the oil and gas boom. “Last month was a record-setting month for us,” said manager Josh Cole, not [...]

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  • Group Backs Shale Industry, Opposes Charter Vote

    April 6, 2013

    Youngstown Business Journal Daily. Criticism of a proposed amendment to Youngstown’s charter that opponents say could discourage energy companies from locating here dominated a news conference to announce a new coalition established to support the oil and gas industry locally. Representatives [...]

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  • Group Lobbies Against Anti-Frack Ballot Issue

    April 6, 2013

    Warren Tribune Chronicle. A new group coordinated to help derail a May 7 ballot issue that could stymie natural gas drilling in Youngstown came out firing Friday morning. "As a lawyer looking at this charter amendment, this is a very bad law," attorney Alan Wenger of Harrington, Hoppe and Mitche [...]

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  • Survey Says Ohioans Against New Severance Tax on Drilling

    April 5, 2013

    Akron Beacon Journal. Seventy-six percent of Ohio voters believe increasing state severance taxes on the oil and natural gas industry could harm the state’s economy and drive away energy development, according to a new poll of registered Ohio voters released today. Seventy-seven percent believe i [...]

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  • YSU Students Starts Shale Group

    April 4, 2013

    Youngstown Vindicator. The Youngstown Shale Energy Organization, a new student organization at Youngstown State University, will seek to educate both students and the public about the oil and gas industry and its growing operations nationwide. Two YSU geology students, Marcy Angelo and Lauren Ta [...]

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  • Shale Drilling to be Topic of CBF Interview with Oil and Gas Industry’s Tom Stewart

    April 4, 2013

    Columbus Business First. With so much attention surrounding Ohio’s shale gas development, it’s a fitting time for an industry expert to be featured in our CBF Interview series. Tom Stewart, executive vice president of the Ohio Oil and Gas Association, will join Columbus Business First publis [...]

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