From ShaleOhio blog by the law firm of Bricker & Eckler:
An in-depth article featured on The Motley Fool explores the myriad reasons that energy companies form joint ventures.
Devon Energy, for instance, utilizes partnerships specifically to improve capital efficiency and mitigate exploration risk, among other things; Chesapeake Energy recently entered into a foreign joint venture purely for monetary reasons; and Energy Transfer and Enbridge formed a pipeline partnership for the sake of "access and diversification," the article said.
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Chesapeake Energy Corp,the Oklahoma-based firm is the No. 1 driller in Ohio.
Rig Count Interactive Map by Baker Hughes, an energy services company.
Shale Sheet Fracking, a Youngstown Vindicator blog.
The Ohio Environmental Council, a statewide eco-group based in Columbus.
Earthjustice, a national eco-group.
People's Oil and Gas Collaborative-Ohio, a grass-roots group in Northeast Ohio.
Concerned Citizens of Medina County, a grass-roots group.
No Frack Ohio, a Columbus-based grass-roots group.
Fracking: Gas Drilling's Environmental Threat by ProPublica, an online journalism site.
Pipeline, blog from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Marcellus shale drilling.
Allegheny Front, environmental public radio for Western Pennsylvania.