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Ohio Energy Forum: Impacts of the rapidly developing oil and gas industry in Ohio

On April 13, 2012, McDonald Hopkins hosted the Ohio Energy Forum, which focused on the impact of shale exploration, drilling and extraction on companies doing business in Ohio. The keynote speaker at the event was Tom Ridge, the first Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and former Governor of Pennsylvania, who now heads a firm that serves as a consultant to the energy industry. Mr. Ridge, along with a panel of experts, spoke candidly about business opportunities and challenges presented by the production of oil and gas from the Marcellus and Utica shale formations in Ohio.

Click here to read The Plain Dealer article that covered the event.

Transformational impact

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