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BP Leaving Ohio Due to Disapointing Well Results

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 By Dan O’Brien YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Less-than-impressive results from test wells drilled in Trumbull County has caused BP America to abandon its interests in the Utica shale, two years after the energy giant spent more than $300 million to secure leaseholds in this section of the play. “Following on from the [...]

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Energy Execs Still Hopeful About About Utica’s Northern Tier

Saturday, September 14, 2013 By Dan O’Brien YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Top executives in the oil and gas industry say while the southern tier of eastern Ohio’s Utica shale appears to be the most lucrative and drawing the most attention from producers, it doesn’t mean the northern portion of the play – Mahoning and Trumbull counties, [...]

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BP Taps into Community Good Will

BP is an example of how energy companies coming into Ohio should act. They set up a local office hiring area residents and pledge to use local contractors and workers on their construction projects. Then is their spare time they buy meat from local farmers and donate the food to area food banks. Read the [...]

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Research Phase of Oil & Gas Drilling Begins to Dry up in Trumbull Co.

WARREN, OH As Trumbull County has moved into the drilling phase of its Utica Shale play, another phase — title research — appears to be trailing off. Locals learned of the economic potential of the Utica shale play in Eastern Ohio about two years ago. Not long afterward, title researchers started to swamp county courthouses [...]

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Ohio Natural Gas Group Executive Optimistic

No matter what the naysayers claim to bring down the excitement of the Utica’s potential the energy industry doing business in Ohio remains very optimistic. ARTICLE

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