New shale partnership ‘will advance our shared, scientific understanding’

A Feb. 11 West Virginia University press release says Ohio State and WVU have signed a memorandum of understanding creating a shale energy partnership between the two schools, agreeing to work together to develop a joint research program in the Appalachian region’s developing shale energy industry.

“This singular partnership demonstrates the wisdom of universities collaborating with one another,” Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee said in the release. “West Virginia University and Ohio State have complementary research strengths in this area. Working together, our faculty will take a unique leadership role that will advance our shared, scientific understanding of the complex environmental and economic issues in shale energy.”

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