Governor Kasich releases energy bill -- Senate Bill 315

On March 22, 2012, Governor John Kasich released an energy bill, Senate Bill 315 (SB 315), which focuses primarily on regulatory issues relating to the shale industry. SB 315 addresses, among other things, Ohio’s oil and gas statutes, regulatory jurisdiction over natural gas pipelines, and the treatment of co-generation facilities under existing law.  A copy of the bill can be found at: