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Ohio County Board of Education leases gas under Wheeling Park High School

By JOSELYN KING

The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register

WHEELING, W.Va. — Ohio County Board of Education members Monday approved a natural gas lease for property beneath Wheeling Park High School.

The agreement with American Petroleum Partners of Canonsburg, Pa. is for 66 acres of land at $6,000 an acre, and 18 percent of royalties from the gas extraction. The signing bonus is $396,000.

Drilling would not take place near the school, but within the Minch unit and well pad, school officials said.

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