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Ohio landowners' group seeks support for its lease terms

By Bob Downing Published: August 1, 2013

A landowners' group in east-central Ohio is seeking support from local county commissiuoners.

The Utica Landowners Group of Coshocton and Muskingum counties has hundreds of memers in each county and has put together about 90,000 acres.

It is seeking a drilling partner.

It intends to lease its acreage for a bonus of $5,000 an acre plus a 20 percent royalty.

It wants the county commissioners not to undercut those terms, if drillers come seeking county land.

To read more from the Zanesville Times-Recorder, click here.

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