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What is the Most Prospective Shale Play in New York State?

Did you know that the Utica Shale, not the Marcellus Shale is the most prospective play New York State?  If there is any doubt what New York State is missing by the ban on high volume hydraulic fracturing, check out this study on the economic benefits of Utica Shale drilling in Ohio:  http://businessjournaldaily.com/csu-study-shows-50-billion-investment-in-utica/.  What would upstate New York look like with $50 billion worth of investment spread over the Southern Tier?