Thursday, October 27, 2016
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Pennsylvania is the second largest supplier of natural gas in the nation, producing enough natural gas to power more than 62 million U.S. households annually.

Carroll County is still in the lead with the most producing shale wells.
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Utica shale drilling permits continue to stall, as Ohio issued only 13 permits to drill in June 2016. Carroll County currently has 425 producing horizontal wells, the most of any Ohio county.
Yale study CJ Gerber

A Yale University research team will be stationed in Barnesville, Ohio, as they study the effects of fracturing fluids and waste on residential water and air quality.

A study of how natural gas pipeline installations affect Ohio farmland productivity will begin this fall.
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Two new documents that deal with shale drilling in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia have been released, giving local lessons based on case studies and grading the states on nine fiscal, social and economic policies related to fracking.

Developing ways to get natural gas to Pennsylvania industries will be the topic of a web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension on July 21, 2016.
Shale well

Ohio's first quarter shale oil production increased 24% from a year ago, and 1Q gas production jumped 80% from 2015.
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In Pennsylvania, Greene and Washington Counties led the state with the largest number of permits issued by the Department of Environmental Protection.
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Landowners bordering or near the Wayne National Forest in southeastern Ohio are battling for the right to lease their land and in return develop their mineral rights.
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