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ODNR Awards Seven Permits in Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued seven permits in the Utica shale for the week ended Sept. 10, all of them on the southern portion of the play. Rice Drilling LLC and XTO Energy Inc. received two permits each to drill horizontal wells in Belmont County, according the latest update from […]

ODNR OKs Injection Activity at Vienna Well

VIENNA, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has given the go-ahead for an Oklahoma company to begin operations of a Class II injection well next to the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport. An order signed Sept. 7 by Richard Simmers, chief of ODNR’s Division of Oil and Gas Resources Management, authorizes Oklahoma City-based KTCA Holdings […]

Charter Amendment to Face Familiar Foes

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning County Coalition for Job Growth and Investment will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Tuesday to kick off efforts to defeat the sixth attempt to ban shale gas development within the city. The Youngstown Community Bill of Rights Committee announced in late June it had gathered enough signatures to […]


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