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Companies investing heavily in Ohio natural gas-processing plants

Ohio.com -- KENSINGTON: The hilltops in southwest Columbiana County are under attack.

Construction equipment is turning a former farm off state Route 644 in Hanover Township, about two miles east of Kensington, into a natural gas-processing facility that is scheduled to open in May. It is mostly a ground-clearing operation so far, said spokesman David Mashek.

But not for long.

A shale boom is under way in Ohio. Land has been leased. Nearly 190 wells have been drilled. Natural gas, oil and other liquids are being pumped from the liquid-rich Utica formation deep underground.

Now, Ohio is looking at billions of dollars invested in processing plants, pipelines and compression facilities — so-called “midstream projects” — to get those commodities to market.


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honda0105
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thanks notsogrn for posting.
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Good article, thanks for posting!
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Use it.
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get the gas.
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My oh My...you must have read a different article than I did!
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Nothing like a good article on natural gas to get anti-"fracking" crowd hopped up!
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I'm concerned all this fracking is going to cause sinkholes that we be our demise.
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Fracking for gas is taking over the country. I sure hope it all works out favorably. We’re going to be in deep doodoo if the critics are right and the toxic fluids contaminate the water supply. Oil and gas are good and useful products but clean water is essential to life. It will be a bad tradeoff if we gain a great gas supply and have no water that is safe to drink.
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2012 10:13:18 PM

This along with other energy ideas should help free us from some of the use of oil. Also all ethanol does not have to come from CORN, the corn lobbyists just convinced us of that long ago. We can try potatoes and sugar cane that produce more than corn.
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At least it ain't corn.
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natural gas starting to gain steam
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Sounds good.
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ok
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Tell me @clermont40miles, do you get your drinking water from a well? Hope you like the taste of fracking fluid.

"Now with extra benzene!"
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Ohio will see a growth boon.
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Produce. Let the greenies freeze if they don't want to use it.
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I don't understand your statement, @toadNY. Ohio voted for the President and now they have natural gas drilling.

Guess that image of Obama being the enemy of the fossil fuel industry doesn't hold any water, huh?
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Sounds like progress, more states should follow their lead.
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Do you even know any "greenies", @gasokie? They make pretty convenient scapegoats but that image is very far from the truth.

I'll take natural gas over coal, any day of the week. Just don't get greedy and cut corners on the fracking.
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go bucks
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Please don't copy & paste the same messages over and over, @sickhp. That's worse than just writing, "ok".
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I wonder if they STOLE the farmer's land with eminent domain.
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watch out
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Good.
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Just protect the environment from damage and go for it....
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Good for them
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Nature Gas is better than Oil and Bio.
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Good investment!
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No doubt a wise choice.
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I wish I could get someone to invest in the gas I have right now!
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lets build them!!!
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Good for Ohio.
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this is how you get the ball rolling!
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go for it
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cool, better than gas.
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I'm sure Teabaggers blame the President for this also! Bahahahahahha!
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ok
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My question is, how much politics what involved in this to put it in Ohio? Why not Indiana or Wyoming, or Montana? It sure poses a strange bottom line.
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Good and well thought out.
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Detailed article, looks like some spent a lot of time doing their homework.
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ok
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This is "Drill Baby, Drill"
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...hilltops under attack... that is creative writing, but not a compliment
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Hmmm...
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Good!
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Sounds like a positive economic boost for Ohio!
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It sounds good I just hope it works
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Drill baby drill in all of America and tell OPEC to go pound sand
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When the cows don't lay eggs. And the chickens don't give milk. It'll be your fault...
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The greenies will blame this (drilling) on every thing that goes wrong...from cows going dry to hens not laying to earthquakes and tornadoes. Oh well.....
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