Stories tagged with: Shale Task Force

April 20, 2012 - 3:09pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

Muskingum County has its first shale drilling rig in place after years of exploration.

The drill is located in southeastern Muskingum County, in Meigs Township near The Wilds animal preserve.

Other shale updates were presented today at the Shale Task Force meeting.

Task force facilitator and County Commissioner Steve Strauss said two shale rigs in Guernsey county are now producing and providing data.

One well is actually stated as being, "above expectation"...

March 16, 2012 - 3:06pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

Friday marked the second monthly meeting of the newly-created Shale Task Force of Muskingum County.

The task force was created to keep county government officials and the general public informed about new shale drilling projects in the county.

Commissioner and Facilitator Steve Strauss said he had a lot of positive feedback from the first meeting.

"We had excellent attendance it was a really good thing, and we reviewed the trip we made to Anadarko, and Halliburton...

February 17, 2012 - 6:13pm
2 years 26 weeks ago

The Shale Task Force held an open meeting Friday with elected officials from all over Muskingum county.

The newly-created task force was established to keep those in the community informed about shale drilling projects within the area.

County Commissioner, Steve Strauss and other county officials recent visited Williamsport, Pennsylvania; a city that is nearly three years ahead of Muskingum county in its shale drilling projects.

Strauss said the key to the success of shale...

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