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  • Ohio’s Past is Filled with Oil Booms

    April 28, 2013

    Massillon Independent. During the summer of 2010 a team of oil industry supporters traveled the state reminding folks that drilling for black crude is a big part of the state’s past. Ohio’s first producing oil well went online in 1860. The 150th anniversary of that well was being touted by t [...]

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  • Midstream is Next Step in Utica Shale Development

    April 28, 2013

    Massillon Independent. Building pipelines and processing facilities is the next step in developing Ohio’s Utica Shale formation. The process is in full swing at different sites around eastern Ohio, but it has put a crimp in Utica Shale development. The industry uses the term “midstream [...]

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  • Stark State’s Satellite Campus to Focus on Oil and Gas

    April 28, 2013

    Massillon Independent. Stark State College has yet to choose a site for its new downtown center, but the school is moving forward with programs that will make it a regional training hub for workers in the gas and oil industry. Ohio gave Stark State $10 million last year to build the new satellit [...]

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  • Vote No on Charter Amendment

    April 28, 2013

    Youngstown Vindicator. Think of a city’s charter as a Constitution, a document that succinctly sets forth the principles under which government is supposed to operate. The preamble to the United States Constitution is 52 words long. Now consider the proposed amendment to the Youngstown City [...]

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  • New Energy Brings New Outlook, Opportunities to Region

    April 28, 2013

    Canton Repository. Ron Carlton’s four-wheel-drive truck powered up the slushy hill, leaving behind a newly built well pad where Chesapeake Energy will drill under fields stubbled with small evergreens. Turning onto Avon Road, the recently retired tree farmer drove to where a rig was already pr [...]

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  • Energy Boom Breathes New Life into Northeast Ohio

    April 28, 2013

    Canton Repository. What impact has Ohio’s shale boom had on oil and natural gas production in the state? A definitive answer is hard to find. Production numbers for 2012 were expected around the beginning of April, but have yet to be posted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. A [...]

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