Stories tagged with: Zanesville Muskingum county port authority

August 15, 2012 - 6:15pm
1 year 34 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority is talking about the oil and gas industry and future economic development.

At Monday's meeting, board members discussed continuing efforts to reach out to the oil and gas industry to provide services that will benefit our area.

Right now, a majority of the drilling is taking place northeast of Muskingum County.

Executive Director Mike Jacoby said while this may not have been what many expected, he believes efforts to reach...

June 20, 2012 - 12:11pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

The Port Authority continues to express interest in creating new job ready sites in Muskingum County.

Members of the board in attendance discussed the need to create a new shovel ready job ready site at the Eastpointe Industrial Park, to enhance their chances of selling the property to a willing company.

The port's executive director said that most companies put off big expenses as long as they can and when they move on a project they move quickly.

"When a company sees...

January 26, 2012 - 6:46pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

Muskingum County Officials said they now have a better understanding of the impact Utica shale will have on the county.

Members of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority and a number of other civic leaders spent two days touring drilling sites in Williamsport, Pennsylvania- including those of Halliburton and Anadarko Petroleum Corporations- both key players in Muskingum County.

"It was really encouraging, we left and came back, and the whole trip back from...

December 20, 2011 - 5:54pm
2 years 16 weeks ago

Talk continues on one of the world's largest providers in the energy industry and their upcoming impact on the local economy.

The Port Authority voted Friday to sell a portion of the EastPointe Business Park to Halliburton to use as an operations hub to support customers in the Utica Shale development. Zanesville Muskingum County Port Authority Executive Director Mike Jacoby said discussion with Halliburton began a few months ago as they were scouting the region for a development...

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