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Shale Development Information

Prepared by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Division of Mineral Resources Management

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources provides public education and outreach related to shale exploration and production, including informational fact sheets and web links about hydraulic fracturing and oil and gas leasing.

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Marcellus and Utica Shale Data

Compiled by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Division of Geological Survey

This includes a series of documents and data sets compiled by the ODNR Division of Geological Survey, including diagrams, isopach (thickness) maps, cross sections and location maps for Marcellus and Utica producing wells.

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Education About the Oil & Gas Industry

Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program

The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) and the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Foundation (Foundation) are  non-profit  statewide education and public outreach programs established to promote a positive public awareness of Ohio’s oil and gas drilling and producing industry.

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Representing the Interests and
Rights of Mineral and Royalty Owners

National Association of Royalty Owners

The mission of NARO is to encourage and promote exploration and production of minerals in the United States while preserving, protecting, advancing and representing the interests and rights of mineral and royalty owners through education, advocacy and assistance to our members, to NARO chapter organizations, to government bodies and to the public.

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Mark your calendar

  • The first Ohio Gas & Oil Alliance informational meeting will be at the Newark Public Library. Date and time to be announced.

  • The meeting is open to the public. If you cannot attend, please contact us for information. Phone: 614.228.6888


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