Student field trip to Carizzo plant.
Ohio State officials, including Interim President Joe Alutto, visit eastern Ohio shale drilling sites to learn about this new Ohio industry.
Ohio State students tour eastern Ohio shale region.
Noble County Rig and Pad
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Boom, then bust. It’s a scenario often played out in local economies heavily reliant on one type of industry, especially in the energy sector. And it’s an underlying concern for Ohio communities currently experiencing a boom in shale oil and gas development. But the cycle isn’t...
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Ohio State’s Subsurface Energy Resource Center hosted a professional workshop on May 12 in Columbus to advise attendees on the current knowledge concerning NORM (naturally occurring radioactive materials) and TENORM (technologically enhanced, naturally occurring radiative materials), as it...
As Ohio's land-grant university, Ohio State’s mission is to serve the people of Ohio by conducting research, teaching, and outreach on problems and issues that affect our state’s citizens. Ohio State owns land and subsurface property rights in an area undergoing...
Private well owners are encouraged to have their well water tested regularly, but when they do, they’re often stumped when trying to decipher the lab results. And with more Ohio well water being analyzed under a mandate that shale energy companies provide such tests for any wells within 1,500...