Drilling in the Tuscarawas River Valley in Tuscarawas County will likely peak in 2014-2015,
That is the assessment offered by industry officials at a recent meeting of the Tuscarawas Oil and Gas Alliance Summit in New Philadelphia, reports the Ohio Energy Resource Alliance.
The industry is in the leasing and exploration phase in Tuscarawas County, said Rhonda Reda of the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program.
To date, six horizontal wells to the Utica shale have been approved by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in Tuscarawas County.
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.