Sign of the Times in Ohio: 'Drill Baby Drill'

I just returned from a tour of a natural gas rig owned by Chesapeake Energy in Columbiana County, Ohio. The area sits in the Utica shale region, which is a hotbed of natural gas drilling activity because of its liquids-rich resources.

Leaving the site heading east on Route 30 I noticed this sign:


I'll be writing more about how shale gas is impacting manufacturing and communities throughout the United States in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!

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