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Shale Results

Pa. governor’s proposal keeps research, Extension dollars for Penn State

Monday, February 13, 2012

No tuition dollars are used to support ag research and extension, which is true in other states, too.

ODNR updates reports: More Utica shale wells in the works

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

SALEM, Ohio — The lawsuit between Summitcrest Inc. vs. Eric Petroleum Corporation, Chesapeake Exploration and Ohio Buckeye Energy, LLC is headed to mediation, according to the Columbiana County Common Pleas court records. In the meantime, the well planned for Summitcrest Farms looks to be canceled. According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Chesapeake canceled […]

Energy outlook: U.S. dependence on imported oil to wane in coming years

Friday, January 27, 2012

WASHINGTON — The Annual Energy Outlook 2012 released Jan. 23 by the U.S. Energy Information Administration presents updated projections for U.S. energy markets through 2035.

Wide variety of equipment at Power Show Ohio

Thursday, January 26, 2012

COLUMBUS — The 42nd Power Show Ohio will get under way Jan. 27 at the Ohio Expo Center and show manager Dennis Alford said there will be a lot to see.

Youngstown meeting doesn’t give exact answers to earthquake questions

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

YOUNGSTOWN — Without a doubt, injection wells in Ohio will continue to be a hot topic in the future. Youngstown Mayor Chuck Sammarone convened a public meeting of the city of Youngstown public utilities committee Jan. 11 at the Covelli Center in Youngstown. Area residents came in the hopes of finding out some information about […]

Workshops to cover financial and tax considerations of oil and gas wells

Saturday, January 14, 2012

JEFFERSON, Ohio — To meet the demand, OSU has scheduled three additional Financial & Tax Implications of Oil & Gas Leases/Royalties in Northeast Ohio workshops.

Pennsylvania Young Farmer’s Association plans winter conference

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

BEDFORD, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Young Farmers Association will hold its 52th annual winter conference at the Best Western Bedford Inn, Bedford, Pa., Feb. 7-9. Deadline The conference is being hosted by The Bedford County Young Farmers, a newly formed young farmer chapter organized through the Bedford County Technical Center. Deadline for early registration is […]

Top farm stories of 2011

Thursday, December 29, 2011

A year-in-review look at 10 of the biggest farm issues we covered in 2011.

Marcellus and Utica shale gas may bring fewer jobs than thought

Monday, December 26, 2011

COLUMBUS — A recent industry-funded study estimating that development of shale natural gas and oil could create or support 200,000 jobs in Ohio greatly overestimates the economic impact of the industry, according to a new Ohio State University analysis.

LETTER: Use common sense to make a decision about shale drilling

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Editor: I am a local farmer. I’m a simple man and, like most farmers, I have a lot of common sense. Simplicity and common sense go hand in hand. In order for my farm to operate, I must make many logical decisions. If logic is not applied to my decision-making process, I suffer the consequences. […]

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