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Do you believe the oil and gas drilling boon is waning in Northeast Ohio?

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Yes 38%
320
No 61%
518
838 total votes

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1 Search4Answers (726 comments) posted 6 months, 3 weeks ago

What boon?

Let's not forget about the tens of jobs the casino is bringing us. Let the good times roll...

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2 paulydel (1293 comments) posted 6 months, 3 weeks ago

I think it is leveling off because of all the finds around the country.

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3 NoBS (1939 comments) posted 6 months, 3 weeks ago

boon

noun
1.
something to be thankful for; blessing; benefit.
2.
something that is asked; a favor sought.

boom

verb
1.
to make a deep, prolonged, resonant sound.
2.
to move with a resounding rush or great impetus.
3.
to progress, grow, or flourish vigorously, as a business or a city: Her business is booming since she enlarged the store.

Did we mean "boon" or "boom?" Given the context, you meant "boom." Spellcheck spells the wrong word correctly, too.

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4 UticaShale (854 comments) posted 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Yes, those bast%rds Halcon leased 140,000 acres up here, paid landowners millions, drilled 8 wells at $10 million a pop. And look at Hilcorp, spent $300 million in New MiddleTown, and is spending another $150 million for another cryogenics train, not to mention running 24" pipeline all the way up to Mercer county. Look at BP and Chevron with two new permits last month and Hilcorp took out six up there in Mercer county. It's all a con and the Vindy is letting us know that the bubble is bursting. The last one leaving Youngstown, shut off the lights.

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