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  • Election Board Votes Down Anti-Fracking Issue 

    March 13, 2018

    Youngstown WYTV-ABC. The Mahoning County Board of Elections voted unanimously not to allow an anti-fracking amendment on the May ballot. Frack Free Mahoning Valley was trying to get an initiative on the ballot once again to ban fracking in Youngstown. This happened once before in 2017, but the b [...]

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  • Anti-Fracking Amendment Won’t be on May Ballot

    March 13, 2018

    Youngstown Vindicator. The Mahoning County Board of Elections today voted 4-0 to not permit an initiative on the ballot to ban fracking in Youngstown. Board members said nothing has changed since it decided in September 2017 to not allow a similar proposal to be put in front of city voters. The [...]

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  • Utica Shale Well Activity as of March 10

    March 13, 2018

    New Philadelphia Times Reporter. UTICA SHALE WELL ACTIVITY AS OF MARCH 10 DRILLED: 233 (233 as of last week) DRILLING: 188 (193) PERMITTED: 497 (491) PRODUCING: 1,862 (1,850) TOTAL: 2,780 (2,767)   Seventeen horizontal permits were issued during the week that ended March [...]

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  • Capitol Scene: OOGA, Home Care Group Name New Statehouse Advocates

    March 13, 2018

    Gongwer News Service Ohio. The Ohio Oil & Gas Association announced Tuesday it has named Matthew Hammond as its new executive vice president. In the new role, Mr. Hammond will direct the group's advocacy efforts and will direct the association's operations. "Matt has proven to be an effec [...]

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  • Ohio Oil and Gas Association Names Former Lobbyist as its Leader

    March 13, 2018

    Columbus Dispatch. The Ohio Oil and Gas Association has named Matthew Hammond its top staff member, filling a vacancy created in December. He will serve as one of the point people for lobbying on behalf of oil and gas producers before the state government. Hammond comes to the trade group from V [...]

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  • New, Returning Presenters Set to Attend Regional Oil and Gas Expo

    March 12, 2018

    Steubenville Herald-Star. Belmont County’s seventh-annual Regional Oil and Gas Expo is expected to be a valuable networking opportunity and information resource as the oil and gas industry continues to reshape the area. New and returning presenters are expected to set up at the Carnes Center n [...]

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