Citizens and Landowners
Natural Gas - From Wellhead to Burner Tip
A good educational website from the Natural Gas Supply Association, covering a variety of topics related to the natural gas industry, including an overview of drilling to natural gas processing.
Drilling for Natural Gas in the Marcellus and Utica Shales: Environmental Regulatory Basics (ODNR/Ohio EPA)
Summary of ODNR Oil and Gas Law - Chapter 1509 Ohio Revised Code (ORC) Chapter 1501 Ohio Administrative Code (OAC)
State Review of Oil and Natural Gas Environmental Regulations, Inc. (STRONGER) Report - This is the report of the review of the ODNR oil and gas program against the 2010 Hydraulic Fracturing Guidelines of STRONGER.
Understanding the Basics of Gas Flaring (Ohio EPA)
Drilling and Hyraulic Fracturing
The Facts about Hydraulic Fracturing (ODNR)
Wastewater (Flowback) from Hydraulic Fracturing (ODNR)
Environmental Safety at the Well Site (ODNR)
Water and Sampling
Ohio Department of Health website for homeowners with private wells
Recommendations for Water Well Sampling Before Oil and Gas Drilling (ODNR/ODH/Ohio EPA)
How Well Do You Know Your Water Well?
This booklet is a reference guide for private water well owners. In it you will find basic information concerning the groundwater that is supplied to you from your private water well.
This website is a joint project of the Ground Water Protection Council and the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission. On this site you can search for information about the chemicals used in the hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells. You will also find educational materials designed to help you put this information in perspective.
Ground Water Protection Council
The national association of state groundwater agencies. This website has good information about protecting water resources from oil and gas drilling activities.
Deep Injection Well Disposal (ODNR)
Drill Cuttings from Oil and Gas Exploration in the Marcellus and Utica Shale Regions of Ohio (ODNR/ODH/Ohio EPA)