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Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Ohio oil promises new bonanza for Texas bankers

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The first takeover deal in the Utica shale may be modest, but it’s only a start. Some $38 bln of shale-related deals this year account for 80 pct of U.S. exploration M&A. If Ohio’s rock formation yields even half its touted oil trove, energy financiers should be sitting pretty.

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