Energy / Utica Shale Play

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The discovery of new drilling technology that allows access to the oil and gas-rich deposits of the Utica and Marcellus shales in eastern Ohio is, has transformed our state’s economy, and placed the counties of eastern Ohio directly into the discussion about our nation’s energy future.  The exploration and production of shale gas, along with the midstream build-out and downstream potential of the Utica play have breathed new life into the region.  And Vorys Advisors is there.

Vorys Advisors advises local governments, businesses, educational institutions and non-profits on matters relating to shale development, downstream manufacturing opportunities, workforce development initiatives, community relations, and public funding and financing opportunities. 

The Vorys Advisors team works with community leaders and industry to maximize opportunities from the shale play.  Some of the many shale-related issues we work on include: