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  • Marcellus and Utica shale: New permit spike in Monroe and Noble counties

  • Ohio’s 4Q horizontal well gas production up 25 percent

  • Columbiana County property owners negotiate new oil and gas lease terms

Shale Results

Use cautioun selling mineral rights, lawyer warns

Friday, June 10, 2011

SALEM, Ohio — The region’s shale-leasing boom has ignited a gusher of offers to buy mineral rights, and landowners need to use caution when considering such deals, a local oil and gas lawyer warns. Alan D. Wenger, an attorney with Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell, says some landowners stuck with older oil and gas leases are […]

Oil and gas leases: Know the basics

Friday, June 10, 2011

With the Marcellus and Utica shales attracting drillers, Ohioan should know the basics of oil and gas leases.

Business profile: Ohio Farmers Union

Thursday, June 9, 2011

OTTAWA, Ohio — Since 1934 the Ohio Famers Union has been a proponent and defender of Ohio’s family farms.

Business profile: Progressive Diesel Injection

Thursday, June 9, 2011

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Progressive Diesel Injection has been keeping its customers’ equipment up and running since 1971 when Harry Ratvasky Sr., founded the company.

Business profile: Unkefer Equipment

Thursday, June 9, 2011

MINERVA, Ohio — Dating back to 1968, Unkefer Equipment Inc. has a proud history of supplying equipment needs to the hobby farmer and the larger ag interest.

Business profile: Witmer’s Inc.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

SALEM, Ohio — Founded in 1937, Witmer’s Inc. is committed to serving farmers with agricultural equipment, sales, service and parts.

Some aging Ohio oil fields hold promise of reserves

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

COLUMBUS — While much attention is being placed on the development of Ohio’s shale oil and gas reserves, a new technical report released by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Geological Survey suggests that existing oil fields beneath eastern Ohio could potentially produce hundreds of millions of additional barrels of oil. According to […]

Gold rush: Marcellus Shale drilling brings business to town

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A survey of businesses in two Pennsylvania counties where natural gas drilling is occurring suggests that the Marcellus Shale boom is having a positive net effect on business activity.

ODNR creates website to address shale development

Friday, May 27, 2011

Recognizing the importance of providing accurate information regarding shale development in Ohio, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Mineral Resources Management launched an enhanced oil and gas Web page that focuses on shale development.

DEP Fines Chesapeake Energy More Than $1 Million

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

The penalties address violations in Bradford and Washington Counties in Pa.

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