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Shale gas fuels first-day discussions at Ohio FSR

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

“This is a once and a lifetime opportunity for philanthropy in a region of the state that’s never seen much philanthropy.”

Farmland values continue to climb, with farmers as buyers

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Ohio farmland values shot up 7.5 percent over last year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recent numbers, with all-land values averaging $4,300 per acre.

Experts at Farm Science Review to discuss impact of Ohio’s Marcellus, Utica production

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

LONDON, Ohio — Experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences will discuss opportunities and challenges in developing natural gas.

Marcellus Shale drilling benefits area economy less than originally estimated

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A new study examining the Marcellus Shale natural-gas boom in Pennsylvania suggests that, although development of this resource is having a positive economic impact in the state, the net benefits may be more modest than previously reported.

New estimate of Marcellus Shale, Appalachian Basin resources released

Monday, September 5, 2011

The Marcellus Shale contains about 84 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered, technically recoverable natural gas and 3.4 billion barrels of undiscovered, technically recoverable natural gas liquids according to a new assessment by the U. S. Geological Survey.

Penn State webinars explore business opportunities in Marcellus Shale

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A series of web-based seminars aimed at helping local businesses prosper from natural-gas drilling and development will be offered this fall by Penn State Extension’s Marcellus Educational Consortium.

Marcellus Shale: Ensure water testing is part of lease agreement before drilling

Friday, August 26, 2011

If you want to test the water yourself, decide what you can afford. Those costs can be hundreds, if not thousands of dollars.

Do you know what’s in your water?

Thursday, August 18, 2011

t’s hard to beat a cold glass of clear refreshing water to quench your thirst. I’ve been drinking a lot of water to beat the heat and I imagine you have too.

Penn State webinar to focus on ways Marcellus drilling affects wildlife

Thursday, August 18, 2011

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As the Marcellus natural gas boom has reverberated around Pennsylvania, residents and scientists alike have expressed concern about the impact extensive drilling and associated infrastructure development is having on wildlife habitat.

Webinar explores development and regulation of Marcellus Shale drilling

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A web-based seminar presented by Penn State Extension July 21 will explore pipeline development and regulation in regions of the state being intensely affected by drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale formation.

Marcellus Shale boom adds less jobs than originally forecasted

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Industry has yielded job growth but impacts are overstated, according to the Keystone Research Center.

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.

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