Ohio leaders travel to learn about Pennsylvania's shale experience

In an effort to reap the full benefits of the shale boom while avoiding many of its pitfalls and surprises, a Northeast Ohio delegation of community and business leaders under the direction of JobsOhio traveled to Pittsburgh to learn about shale best practices, Crain's Cleveland Business reports. A particularly important lesson was recognizing how imperative it is that Ohio's workforce be trained to do the jobs needed by the oil and gas industry soon so that the companies do not have to bring in workers from other states – a delay of which cost Pennsylvania many jobs during the beginning of its shale boom, the article said. 

Ohio, Pennsylvania