Shale Library

While natural gas exploration is prevalent throughout the United States, the eastern portion of Ohio has recently experienced a surge in natural gas development activity. Our shale library contains materials developed by OSU Extension to help educate landowners and the general public on Ohio's shale development "boom." Visit the following links to learn more about shale and issues related to shale development.

Shale Library Sections

Shale Development

Environmental Impacts

Leasing

Oil and Gas Law

Locating a Well

Taxation

Water Testing

Community Issues

Pipelines

Royalties

Presentations

For additional information, questions or concerns, please contact your local extension office at:
http://extension.osu.edu/locate-an-office.