Oil and Gas Drilling State Creates Hotline For Oil And Gas Emergencies By Associated Press • Aug 10, 2016 cleveland.com Ohio Governor John Kasich has ordered the creation of a hotline for oil-and-gas emergencies, and authorized two state departments to start setting it up. More Fourth Quarter Ohio Oil And Gas Production By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Feb 26, 2015 The state says oil and gas production rose in the fourth quarter. Ohio Gas And Oil Developers Had Big Year In 2013 By Ohio Public Radio • Jul 2, 2014 State data shows 2013 was a big year for oil and gas development. Ohio Leads Study Of Human-Induced Earthquakes By Associated Press • Jun 11, 2014 Ohio is leading a group of drilling states working with seismology experts at energy companies, government agencies and universities across the U.S. on how best to detect and regulate human-induced earthquakes. New Severance/Fracking Tax Bill Passes House Committee By Ohio Public Radio • May 14, 2014 A compromise proposal on a tax increase for oil and natural gas drillers is on its way to the Ohio House floor. Out Of State Drillers Coming To Ohio By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Dec 6, 2012 The oil and gas boom is bringing out of state workers to Ohio.