Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
BP Confirms Deal For Drilling Rights To 84,000 Acres In Ohio
Oil giant BP is the latest company to announce it will lease oil and natural gas drilling rights in Ohio’s Utica Shale region.
The company says it’s reached an agreement to obtain mineral rights for 84,000 acres in northeast Ohio’s Trumbull county. The lease was voted on by more than 1,000 members of the Associated Landowners of the Ohio Valley last night in the Youngstown Area.
Landowners will receive $3,900 per acre in up-front bonus paymentsâ€¦the deal is expected to send more than $331 million into the local economy.