Chesapeake and others coming for Ohio

Chesapeake Is Shifting Focus Away From Pa.

“As one travels westward into Ohio, the more likely drillers are to locate oil, as Buckeye State industry leaders estimate the state’s portion of the Utica Shale to contain as many as 5.5 billion barrels of oil. Chesapeake is among several companies – including Exxon Mobil via subsidiary XTO Energy and New York City-based Hess Corp. – hoping to strike oil while drilling in Ohio.” ┬áThe Intelligencer: Wheeling News-Register.