Ohio has 630 new millionaires, thanks to Utica shale.
That figure came from the Morgan County Herald in a story on Nov. 27 on a drilling company moving into Morgan County: Petroleum Development Corp. Energy LLC.
It has sought three permits for drilling horizontal Utica wells, the first in the county.
Ohio State Unversity Extension educator Chris Penrose is quoted that Carroll County has 550 new shale-made millionaires and adjoining Harrison County has 80 new shale millionaires.
Carroll County is the No. 1 drilling hot spot in Ohio.
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.