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Natural Gas

Gas wells dot the Township's landscape. Production records for 1995 are on file in the Trumbull County Engineer's Office. In that year thirty-five families, businesses, and utilities registered natural gas wells on their properties. These records show that, of Vienna's fifty-three wells, ten were not producing natural gas or oil, fifteen were producing natural gas, and twenty-eight were producing both natural gas and oil.

Registered Owners
Number of Wells
Booty
1
Crew
6
Scott
1
Rappach
3
Catchpole
1
Gibson
1
Locher and Truner
1
Butler
1
Koperdak
3
Williams
2
Kleese
2
Hagood
1
James
2
Soroka
1
Kessler
1
Stevens
2
Massulo
1
Griffin
1
Shuster and Norton
2
Davis
1
Golan
1
Mateyko
1
Zabo
1
Smeltzer
1
Hefko and Sisko
1
Powell
1
Candella
1
East Ohio
1
Rinella Realty
1
Squaw Creek
5
Spess
1
Ohio Water
1
Mizicko
3
Western Reserve Port Authority
1
Robert Ulp
1

In late 1997, at least two new wells were drilled in the Township.


This entry is adapted from Fred L. Martin, "Gas Wells," in Vienna, Ohio, "Where We Live and Let Live": Town 4, Range 2 of the Connecticut Western Reserve (Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1999), pp. 251-252.