What Do the New Utica Shale Maps Tell Us?

From The Business Journal:
Updated maps posted last week on the website of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources show that the core of the play takes up most of the eastern portion of the state, but they also depict possible "hot spots" further west.
One map that details the total organic carbon found in drill cuttings and core samples collected by energy companies over the last year it shows that so far, the geology of southwestern Mahoning County rates near "excellent" when it comes to the potential of producing oil, dry gas, or natural gas liquids.
In Trumbull County, the geology rates "very good," but data on this part of Ohio are still being developed, and are not as detailed as other counties to the south where drilling in the Utica is much more active.
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