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Landowners in Ohio are being offered various lease opportunities for mineral rights.

If you are looking for representation to ensure a fair and profitable contract, consider joining the Ohio Gas & Oil Alliance.

Tapping into Marcellus and Utica Shale opportunities

Large energy companies are actively approaching landowners in eastern portions of Ohio offering various lease opportunities for mineral rights. Due to technological advances, these large corporations can now drill shales that are rich in natural resources that were previously impossible to tap. 

In Ohio, the Marcellus Shale is found in Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Guernsey, Harrison, Jefferson, Mahoning, Monroe, Noble and Washington counties. Drilling has already started in some of those counties. If you are a landowner still looking for representation to be sure that you attain a fair and profitable contract, consider joining the Ohio Gas & Oil Alliance. 

The Utica Shale—which is deeper, thicker and more expansive than the Marcellus Shale—spreads into even more areas of Ohio. Property owners in counties as far west as Franklin, as far north as Huron and as far south as Meigs are now being approached by energy companies that are seeking mineral rights to their land. If you are among those landowners, we invite you to join our alliance to get updated information and the guidance necessary to protect your assets.

When being approached by these multi-billion-dollar energy corporations, landowners should be knowledgeable about these natural resources, about your real estate values and the terms of contracts and leases that will be offered to you in respect to your mineral rights. Proposed contracts may offer lucrative opportunities, but you should feel that you are well represented in this negotiation process. Becoming a member of the Ohio Gas & Oil Alliance of will help you navigate this complex situation so that you have the ability to protect and grow your personal assets.

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