POLAND, Ohio -- Hilcorp Energy Co. issued a statement late Monday afternoon reporting that is "working with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources "to investigate multiple seismic events overnight. Early indications are the epicenter of one of these events was near Hilcorp wells in the Carbon Limestone Landfill in Poland, Ohio," the company said.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has halted drilling at Hilcorp's well pad at the Carbon Limestone Landfill in Poland Township. The action, taken this afternoon, follows two earthquakes this morning both of which had epicenters close to the well pad.
The National Earthquake Information Center of the U.S. Geological Survey places the epicenter of a 3.0-magnitude earthquake that took place early this morning near where Hilcorp Energy Co. is drilling 12 Utica wells in Poland Township, according to the agency's website.
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