Here's Ohio's annual severance tax income that is paid by drillers. The tax goes to two divisions within the Ohio Department of Natural Resources:



fiscal year 2010: $2,555,151.



2011: $3,664,957.



2012: $4,105,716.



2013: $4,658,889.



2014: $5,917,594.



2015: $21,299,710.



2016 (through Dec. 31): $16,613,556.



 



Source: ODNR