BP to lease 85,000 acres in Trumbull County for $331 million

The London-based oil and gas company BP confirmed that it will lease approximately 85,000 acres in Trumbull County for Utica Shale exploration, The Vindicator reports. With up-front bonus payments of $3,900 per acre, the deal will infuse "more than $331 million into the Valley economy," the article said. 

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