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ODNR Issues 6 permits for Utica Drilling

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources awarded six permits for drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant Shale last week. Three were awarded to Ascent Resources Utica for wells in Jefferson County’s Wayne Township, two to Gulfport Appalachia for wells in Belmont County’s Pease Township and one permit was granted to Antero Resources Corp. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources awarded six permits for drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant Shale last week. Three were awarded to Ascent Resources Utica for wells in Jefferson County’s Wayne Township, two to Gulfport Appalachia for wells in Belmont County’s Pease Township and one permit was...

8 Drilling Permits Awarded by ODNR

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources awarded eight permits for horizontal drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale for the week ended Oct. 26.  Five permits were granted to Ascent Resources Utica LLC for two wells in Belmont County and three in Jefferson County. Meanwhile, Eclipse Resources LLC was granted three permits for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources awarded eight permits for horizontal drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale for the week ended Oct. 26.  Five permits were granted to Ascent Resources Utica LLC for two wells in Belmont County and three in Jefferson County. Meanwhile, Eclipse Resources LLC...

PA Gas Politics Churn as Trump Embraces Industry

By MARC LEVY and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated PressPITTSBURGH (AP) – President Donald Trump promoted his support for the natural gas industry Wednesday, making clear on his second visit to Pennsylvania in the past three months that he sees his pro-industry policies as a boost to his chances of winning the battleground state in 2020. As […]

By MARC LEVY and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated PressPITTSBURGH (AP) – President Donald Trump promoted his support for the natural gas industry Wednesday, making clear on his second visit to Pennsylvania in the past three months that he sees his pro-industry policies as a boost to his chances of winning the...

ExxonMobil Scouting Sites for Beaver County Cracker

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Pittsburgh Business Times reports ExxonMobil Corp. last week scouted locations in Beaver County, Pa., that could be suitable for construction of a petrochemical plant similar to the Royal Dutch Shell’s ethane cracker that’s taking shape near Monaca, Pa. The Business Times quotes sources as saying a broker for ExxonMobil has visited […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Pittsburgh Business Times reports ExxonMobil Corp. last week scouted locations in Beaver County, Pa., that could be suitable for construction of a petrochemical plant similar to the Royal Dutch Shell’s ethane cracker that's taking shape near Monaca, Pa. The Business Times quotes sources as saying a...

ODNR Issues 10 Permits in Utica-Point Pleasant Shale

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Gas issued 10 permits for horizontal drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale last week. Half were awarded to Antero Resources Corp. for wells in Seneca Township in Noble County. Three were awarded to Equinor USA Onshore Properties Inc. for sites in Salem Township in Monroe County. And […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Gas issued 10 permits for horizontal drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale last week. Half were awarded to Antero Resources Corp. for wells in Seneca Township in Noble County. Three were awarded to Equinor USA Onshore Properties Inc. for sites in Salem...

5 Permits Awarded for Utica-Point Pleasant Drilling

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Five permits for drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale were issued by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in the week ended Sept. 14, the agency reports. Four were granted to Ascent Resources Utica: two each in Belmont and Harrison counties. The other permit was awarded to Utica Resource Operating for a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Five permits for drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale were issued by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in the week ended Sept. 14, the agency reports. Four were granted to Ascent Resources Utica: two each in Belmont and Harrison counties. The other permit was awarded to...

Oil and Gas Production in Utica Continues to Rise

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oil and natural gas production in Ohio’s Utica-Point Pleasant shale play rose in the second quarter, as 614.22 billion cubic feet of gas and 5.81 million barrels of oil were produced by wells in the state. Those numbers are up from 609.45 billion cubic feet of gas and 5.07 million barrels of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oil and natural gas production in Ohio's Utica-Point Pleasant shale play rose in the second quarter, as 614.22 billion cubic feet of gas and 5.81 million barrels of oil were produced by wells in the state. Those numbers are up from 609.45 billion cubic feet of gas...

ODNR Issues 15 Permits in Utica-Point Pleasant Shale

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Fifteen permits for horizontal well drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale were approved by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for the week ended Aug. 31, the agency reports. Ascent Resources Utica LLC was awarded nine of those permits: four in Belmont County, two in Harrison County and three in Jefferson County. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Fifteen permits for horizontal well drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale were approved by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for the week ended Aug. 31, the agency reports. Ascent Resources Utica LLC was awarded nine of those permits: four in Belmont County, two in Harrison County...

Eight Permits Issued for Utica/Point Pleasant Shale

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued eight permits for horizontal well drilling in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play for the week ended Aug. 24, the agency reports. Ascent Utica Resources was granted four permits in Jefferson County, while EAP Ohio LLC was awarded three permits for wells in Harrison County. XTO […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued eight permits for horizontal well drilling in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play for the week ended Aug. 24, the agency reports. Ascent Utica Resources was granted four permits in Jefferson County, while EAP Ohio LLC was awarded three permits for...

Coitsville Injection Well Site Issued OEPA Violation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A wastewater injection well site under development in Coitsville Township is in violation of Ohio Environmental Protection regulations, the agency says. The Ohio EPA issued a notice of violation June 27 to Northstar Disposal Services VI, which is constructing a Class II wastewater injection well operation at 5100 McCartney Road. Northstar Disposal […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A wastewater injection well site under development in Coitsville Township is in violation of Ohio Environmental Protection regulations, the agency says. The Ohio EPA issued a notice of violation June 27 to Northstar Disposal Services VI, which is constructing a Class II wastewater injection well operation at...