The Summit County Farm Bureau will hold two public seminars on oil and gas leasing, with the first 6:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at Raintree Country Club, 4350 Mayfair Road, Uniontown.
The Raintree meeting will be a repeat of a similar informational meeting the farm bureau held on Dec. 19. Dale Arnold, director of Energy, Utility and Local Government Policy for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, will speak on the recent oil and gas expansion in Northeast Ohio and what landowners should consider when signing a lease.
The second meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Feb 13 at Copley Community Center, 1278 Sunset Dr.; Copley.
Dale Arnold and representatives from the Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources’ Division of Oil and Gas will discuss what people can expect once they sign a lease and how the ODNR monitors the drilling processes.
Doors open at 6 p.m. for both events. RSVP by calling 1-800-654-5158.
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