Ten Eastern Ohio counties, including Harrison, are part of an estimated $2.32 billion joint venture involving the development of the Utica Shale. The areas, which are highlighted in orange, are part of 619,000 net acres which were acquired by Total E&P USA Inc. and covers all or a portion of Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson, Belmont, Monroe, Trumbull, Mahoning, Columbiana, Noble and Washington.

Details of the venture are featured on the front page of this weeks print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.

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