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ODNR Issues 13 Permits in Utica Shale

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Thirteen horizontal well permits were issued last week to one energy company exploring Ohio’s Utica shale for oil and gas reserves, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR reports that Ascent Resources Utica LLC, based in Oklahoma City, was awarded all of the permits approved for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Thirteen horizontal well permits were issued last week to one energy company exploring Ohio’s Utica shale for oil and gas reserves, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR reports that Ascent Resources Utica LLC, based in Oklahoma City, was awarded all...

AWMS Appeals Well Shutdown to Ohio High Court

WARREN, Ohio – A company that owns an injection well that has sat idle since 2014 per the order of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has appealed to the state high court and the Ohio Oil and Gas Commission that could lead to it being reactivated. AWMS Water Solutions LLC on April 5 filed […]

WARREN, Ohio – A company that owns an injection well that has sat idle since 2014 per the order of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has appealed to the state high court and the Ohio Oil and Gas Commission that could lead to it being reactivated. AWMS Water Solutions...

Pin Oak Acquires 43K Utica Acres in Northwest Pa.

AKRON, Ohio — Pin Oak Energy Partners, which last year acquired 64,000 acres of leasehold rights in the northern trend of the Utica shale in Ohio and Pennsylvania, has expanded its footprint. Pin Oak said in a statement that it has closed a deal with SWEPI LP, a division of Royal Dutch Shell, for approximately […]

AKRON, Ohio -- Pin Oak Energy Partners, which last year acquired 64,000 acres of leasehold rights in the northern trend of the Utica shale in Ohio and Pennsylvania, has expanded its footprint. Pin Oak said in a statement that it has closed a deal with SWEPI LP, a division of...

Eight New Permits Issued in Utica Shale

ODNR issues four new permits for horizontal wells

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has issued eight new permits for horizontal wells in the Utica shale during the week ended April 6, according to the latest data provided by the agency.  Ascent Resources Utica LLC secured five permits for wells in Belmont County, while Eclipse Resources was awarded three permits […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has issued eight new permits for horizontal wells in the Utica shale during the week ended April 6, according to the latest data provided by the agency.  Ascent Resources Utica LLC secured five permits for wells in Belmont County, while Eclipse...

U.S. Natural Gas Production Hit New Record in 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Energy Information Agency reports that natural gas production in the United States grew by 10 billion cubic feet per day during 2018, an 11% increase compared to the previous year. The growth marked the largest annual production increase on record, reaching an all-time high for the second consecutive year, EIA […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Energy Information Agency reports that natural gas production in the United States grew by 10 billion cubic feet per day during 2018, an 11% increase compared to the previous year. The growth marked the largest annual production increase on record, reaching an all-time high for...

ODNR Issues 2 Well Permits in Columbiana County

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources last week awarded five new permits for horizontal wells in the Utica shale – two of which are targeted for Columbiana County. ODNR approved permits March 18 for Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. to drill two horizontal wells at the Auer well pad in Elk Run Township, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources last week awarded five new permits for horizontal wells in the Utica shale – two of which are targeted for Columbiana County. ODNR approved permits March 18 for Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. to drill two horizontal wells at the Auer well...

Work Underway at Injection Well Idled by Quake

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Work is underway at a Class II injection well site in Coitsville Township that was drilled, but then idled after a 4.0 magnitude earthquake rocked the Mahoning Valley more than seven years ago. On Friday morning, backhoes and construction workers were busy at the well site along McCartney Road, preparing the area […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Work is underway at a Class II injection well site in Coitsville Township that was drilled, but then idled after a 4.0 magnitude earthquake rocked the Mahoning Valley more than seven years ago. On Friday morning, backhoes and construction workers were busy at the well site along...

ODNR Issues Six New Permits for Utica Shale Wells

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued six new horizontal well permits to energy companies exploring Ohio’s Utica shale during the week ended March 16, the agency reports. Three permits were issued to Chesapeake Exploration LLC and three more to Ascent Resources Utica LLC to drill wells in Harrison County, data show. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued six new horizontal well permits to energy companies exploring Ohio’s Utica shale during the week ended March 16, the agency reports. Three permits were issued to Chesapeake Exploration LLC and three more to Ascent Resources Utica LLC to drill wells...

Hilcorp Eyes Two New Wells in Columbiana County

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Hilcorp Energy Co. has applied for three permits related to new horizontal well activity in Columbiana County, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR data show that Hilcorp has submitted applications for two new horizontal wells in Elk Run Township at the ElkRun-Auer well pad targeting the Utica/Point Pleasant shale […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Hilcorp Energy Co. has applied for three permits related to new horizontal well activity in Columbiana County, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR data show that Hilcorp has submitted applications for two new horizontal wells in Elk Run Township at the ElkRun-Auer well pad...

Utica Shale Production Reaches Record in Q4

Utica Shale Production

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Production of oil and gas from Utica shale wells in Ohio continues to hit new records, according to the latest results released Monday by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR reported that energy companies drilling across the state yielded 663.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas during the quarter ended Dec. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Production of oil and gas from Utica shale wells in Ohio continues to hit new records, according to the latest results released Monday by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR reported that energy companies drilling across the state yielded 663.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas...