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New TOC Map of the Utica Shale
March 17, 2013 | Ohio Geological Survey

With new data available the Ohio Geological Survey has published a new maximum total organic carbon map for the Upper Ordovician Shale interval of Ohio (Utica, Point Pleasant, Lexington and Logana).

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Ohio Gas for Ohio Homes and Businesses
September 23, 2013 |
The Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council is working to bring natural gas from the Utica Shale into Ohio homes and businesses at a cost savings of about $100 per customer next year. Related: What is the Utica Shale?

Utica Shale Well Permitting is Strong in Ohio
November 25, 2013 |
The number of permits issued for drilling the Utica Shale in Ohio has been significantly higher in 2013 than in 2012. Data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

$12,000 Per Acre for Utica Leases
August 22, 2013 |
Aubrey McClendon, former CEO of Chesapeake Energy, and current head of American Energy Partners, is making big bets on the Utica Shale in southeastern Ohio, paying over $12,000/acre for leases. Related: What is the Utica Shale?

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