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
The goal of the Subsurface Energy Resource Center is to contribute to the knowledge of subsurface resource development and its associated environmental issues, as well as serve as a resource to policy makers.

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Ohio State faculty and Extension educators have begun documenting the impacts of shale development in eastern Ohio through "SERC Notes," a series of short essays that each focus on an individual issue faced by stakeholders in the development of shale energy,...
Business First March 28, 2014 Featured expert: Rich Denning, professor of nuclear engineering  Energy and how the U.S. will continue producing it is top of mind today, especially as the country tries to slowly wind down some of its use of coal for electricity. So other alternatives,...
Local communities experiencing the shale oil and gas boom often realize early that they have little control in regulating that development. That authority lies at the state level. And there’s bound to be conflict among neighbors -- winners, losers and concerned citizens -- as shale...
The Ohio State University’s Subsurface Energy Resource Center has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation for an environmental scoping study in support of subsurface environmental research for unconventional energy development, at the planned shale energy and...