No company has wanted to drill a Utica Shale well in Stark County for almost four years, and the situation is unlikely to change anytime soon.
Even in neighboring Carroll County, which once boomed with drilling, only one rig remained last week, according to the Baker Hughes weekly count.
Against that backdrop, the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a seminar April 6 at the Pro Football Hall of Fame to talk about the upstream — drilling and production — sector of the oil and gas industry.
“I think there’s some basic faith in the long term, or people still willing to ride it out and see what happens, and not wanting to be flat-footed if suddenly (drilling) should start taking off again,” said David Kaminski, the chamber’s vice president for public policy and energy.Continue reading more by clicking here.
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