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ODNR Issues 4 Utica Drilling Permits

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four permits for horizontal drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale play were awarded by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources last week. All four permits were granted to Eclipse Resources LLP for wells in Monroe County. No permits were granted for wells to be drilled in Mahoning, Trumbull or Columbiana counties. Nor […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four permits for horizontal drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale play were awarded by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources last week. All four permits were granted to Eclipse Resources LLP for wells in Monroe County. No permits were granted for wells to be drilled in Mahoning,...

ODNR Awards Three Drilling Permits

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Deparment of Natural Resources last week awarded three permits for drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale play. All three permits were awarded to Ascent Resources Utica LLC for wells in Belmont County. No permits for wells in Columbiana, Mahoning or Trumbull counties were awarded. Nor were any issued in Lawrence […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Deparment of Natural Resources last week awarded three permits for drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale play. All three permits were awarded to Ascent Resources Utica LLC for wells in Belmont County. No permits for wells in Columbiana, Mahoning or Trumbull counties were awarded. Nor...

ODNR Issues 8 Utica Drilling Permits

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eight permits for horizontal drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale play were issued by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources last week. All eight were granted to EAP Ohio LLC. Three were in Harrison County, all in Cadiz Township, and five in Jefferson County – four in Springfield Township and one in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eight permits for horizontal drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale play were issued by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources last week. All eight were granted to EAP Ohio LLC. Three were in Harrison County, all in Cadiz Township, and five in Jefferson County – four in...

ODNR Issues Two Shale Drilling Permits

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two permits for drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale play were awarded by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources last week. Both permits were given to EAP Ohio LLC for wells in Carroll County.  No permits were issued in Mahoning, Trumbull or Columbiana counties. Nor were any issued in Lawrence or Mercer […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two permits for drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale play were awarded by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources last week. Both permits were given to EAP Ohio LLC for wells in Carroll County.  No permits were issued in Mahoning, Trumbull or Columbiana counties. Nor were any...

ODNR Issues 6 Permits for Utica Drilling

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Six permits for wells in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale play were awarded by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for the week ended Feb. 1. Three permits were granted to Gulfport Appalachia LLC for wells in Belmont County and three were granted to EAP Ohio LLC for wells in Harrison County. No […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Six permits for wells in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale play were awarded by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for the week ended Feb. 1. Three permits were granted to Gulfport Appalachia LLC for wells in Belmont County and three were granted to EAP Ohio LLC for...

ODNR Awards Two Utica Permits in Belmont County

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources awarded two permits to Ascent Resources Utica for wells in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale play last week. Both wells are in Wheeling Township in Belmont County. In total, ODNR reports 11 active drilling rigs in the shale play. No applications were received for wells in Mahoning, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources awarded two permits to Ascent Resources Utica for wells in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale play last week. Both wells are in Wheeling Township in Belmont County. In total, ODNR reports 11 active drilling rigs in the shale play. No applications were...

ODNR Issues 4 Utica Drilling Permits

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four permits were awarded by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale play in the week ended Jan. 11. All four permits were granted to EAP Ohio LLC for activity in Jefferson County, two in Ross Township and two in Salem Township.  No permits were submitted […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Four permits were awarded by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale play in the week ended Jan. 11. All four permits were granted to EAP Ohio LLC for activity in Jefferson County, two in Ross Township and two in Salem...

ODNR Issues 2 Permits for Utica Shale Drilling

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued two permits for drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale during the week ended Dec. 28. Both were awarded to Eclipse Resources I LLP for wells in Monroe County’s Green Township.  There were no permit applications for wells in Mahoning, Trumbull or Columbiana counties. Nor were […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued two permits for drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale during the week ended Dec. 28. Both were awarded to Eclipse Resources I LLP for wells in Monroe County’s Green Township.  There were no permit applications for wells in Mahoning, Trumbull...

Ohio Oil and Gas Production Leap in Third Quarter

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – More than 7.2 million barrels of oil and 673 billion cubic feet of natural gas were drawn from Ohio’s Utica-Point Pleasant shale play in the third quarter, according to figures from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.  Both figures are up dramatically from the second quarter, when oil production stood at 5.07 […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – More than 7.2 million barrels of oil and 673 billion cubic feet of natural gas were drawn from Ohio’s Utica-Point Pleasant shale play in the third quarter, according to figures from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.  Both figures are up dramatically from the second quarter, when...

Reader Responds to Fracking Impact Report

Editor’s Note: The following letter to The Business Journal was submitted Dec. 27 in response to a story published Dec. 20. By Lauren SchroederPOLAND, Ohio – The article “Fracking Ban Could Cost Ohio $245B, US Chamber Reports” in the Business Journal is disingenuous. The underlying article “What if Hydraulic fracturing was banned? The economic benefits […]

Editor’s Note: The following letter to The Business Journal was submitted Dec. 27 in response to a story published Dec. 20. By Lauren SchroederPOLAND, Ohio – The article “Fracking Ban Could Cost Ohio $245B, US Chamber Reports” in the Business Journal is disingenuous. The underlying article “What if Hydraulic fracturing...