Tiny SE OH Town Sees Hotel Construction Boom Thx to Utica Shale

As we’ve previously written, one way you know shale drilling is on the horizon is when there the county clerk or county recorder’s office gets busy with title abstractors researching. We told you way back in 2012 that Belmont County, OH was about to see a drilling boom (see Belmont County, OH Drilling to Take Off Soon). How do you know when an area’s drilling is about to expand even more? When companies are willing to build not one but four new hotels–in a town with only 10,555 residents!

Here’s the story of drilling about to reach a fevered pitch in Belmont’s neighboring county, Guernsey and the little town of Cambridge which is having a boom in hotel construction…

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