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Drilling Down: Production Rises in Western Pennsylvania’s Utica | May 10, 2016

Production Rises in Western Pennsylvania’s Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Production of natural gas from horizontal wells drilled in Lawrence and Mercer counties in western Pennsylvania took a leap during the fourth quarter of 2015 versus the previous quarter, and output remained steady through the first two months of this year, data show. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the […]

Drilling Down: Hilcorp Stops Fracking at 2 Wells Near Earthquake | April 28, 2016

Hilcorp Stops Fracking at 2 Wells Near Earthquake

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Hilcorp Energy Co. has voluntarily stopped fracking two horizontal shale wells in North Beaver Township, Pa., following a small earthquake detected Monday near the company’s four-well pad across the state line in Lawrence County. “Hilcorp stopped fracking operations and demobilized the same day from that location,” said Melanie Williams, spokeswoman for the […]