Ohio’s natural gas production is up 1,000 percent from 10 years ago


By JIM MACKINNON Published: July 25, 2016

The ever-increasing amount of natural gas coming from Ohio’s Utica Shale is getting ever-increasing national attention. Take this story from The Daily Caller:

“… The state’s energy production is still surging, as its natural gas production grew 41 percent faster last year than it did in 2014, according to the Energy Information Administration

“’The energy renaissance that’s transforming our nation is bringing great benefits to Ohio including jobs in the state. In fact over 255,000 jobs are supported by the oil and natural gas industry in Ohio,’ Jack Gerard, the president of the American Petroleum Institute, wrote in Your Oil And Gas News. ‘Over the last decade, natural gas production has increased by more than 1000 percent in the state due in part to the technological advancements in hydraulic fracturing that has contributed to Ohio’s energy revolution.’”

Read the full story here.