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Ohio’s Energy Industry Attracts $70B in Investment

COLUMBUS, Ohio– Ohio has emerged as a national leader in energy, largely due to the state’s shale industry, which has contributed to the attraction of over $70 billion in new private sector energy investments in Ohio alone, reports JobsOhio. Much of this growth can be attributed to Ohio’s proximity to the Utica and Marcellus shale […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio has emerged as a national leader in energy, largely due to the state’s shale industry, which has contributed to the attraction of over $70 billion in new private sector energy investments in Ohio alone, reports JobsOhio. Much of this growth can be attributed to Ohio’s proximity to...

Six Permits Issued in Ohio’s Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued six permits to energy companies exploring oil and gas reserves in the Utica shale play for the week ended Sept. 15, the agency reported. Four permits were issued to Ascent Resources LLC to drill horizontal wells in Jefferson County, while Utica Resources Operating LLC received […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued six permits to energy companies exploring oil and gas reserves in the Utica shale play for the week ended Sept. 15, the agency reported. Four permits were issued to Ascent Resources LLC to drill horizontal wells in Jefferson County, while...

U.S. Is Now The Largest Global Producer of Crude Oil

WASHINGTON – The United States likely surpassed Saudi Arabia and Russia earlier this year to become the largest producer of crude oil in the world, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. EIA announced Wednesday that in February, U.S. crude oil output exceeded production in Saudi Arabia for the first time in two decades. Likewise, […]

WASHINGTON – The United States likely surpassed Saudi Arabia and Russia earlier this year to become the largest producer of crude oil in the world, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. EIA announced Wednesday that in February, U.S. crude oil output exceeded production in Saudi Arabia for the first...

Number of Producing Wells in Utica Surpasses 2,000

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of horizontal wells producing oil and gas in the Utica shale in eastern Ohio has risen above 2,000, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR says that as of Sept. 1, Ohio recorded 2,009 horizontal wells in production across the Utica shale. The agency […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of horizontal wells producing oil and gas in the Utica shale in eastern Ohio has risen above 2,000, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR says that as of Sept. 1, Ohio recorded 2,009 horizontal wells in production across...

Oil, Natural Gas Production Increases in Utica Shale

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two horizontal wells in Columbiana County yielded significant production during the second quarter of 2018, as oil and gas exploration in this part of the Utica shale continues to ramp up. According to production data on the quarter ended June 30 provided by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, two wells operated […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Two horizontal wells in Columbiana County yielded significant production during the second quarter of 2018, as oil and gas exploration in this part of the Utica shale continues to ramp up. According to production data on the quarter ended June 30 provided by the Ohio Department of...

Five New Horizontal Wells Approved for Columbiana County

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has approved five horizontal wells in Columbiana County, according to the latest data released from the agency. Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. secured three new permits during the week ended Aug. 25 to drill horizontal wells in Fairfield and Elk Run townships, according to ODNR. Two Fairfield […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has approved five horizontal wells in Columbiana County, according to the latest data released from the agency. Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. secured three new permits during the week ended Aug. 25 to drill horizontal wells in Fairfield and Elk Run townships,...

Six Permits Issued for Ohio Utica Wells

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued six new permits for horizontal wells in Ohio’s Utica shale during the week ended Aug. 18, according to the latest data provided by the agency. Ascent Resources LLC, based in Oklahoma City, secured four permits for new wells in Harrison County, while EM Energy Ohio, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued six new permits for horizontal wells in Ohio’s Utica shale during the week ended Aug. 18, according to the latest data provided by the agency. Ascent Resources LLC, based in Oklahoma City, secured four permits for new wells in Harrison...

Rig Count in Utica Climbs to 20

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of rigs operating in the Utica shale across eastern Ohio improved to 20 during the week ended Aug. 11, up from 18 the previous week, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR reported it issued nine new permits for horizontal wells across the Utica […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of rigs operating in the Utica shale across eastern Ohio improved to 20 during the week ended Aug. 11, up from 18 the previous week, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR reported it issued nine new permits for...

Eight Permits Awarded in Ohio’s Utica Shale

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eight new permits were issued last week for horizontal wells across the Utica shale, according to the latest update from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Oklahoma City-based Ascent Resources received five permits to drill in the Utica. Two permits are for wells in Jefferson County, two others are targeted for Guernsey […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Eight new permits were issued last week for horizontal wells across the Utica shale, according to the latest update from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Oklahoma City-based Ascent Resources received five permits to drill in the Utica. Two permits are for wells in Jefferson County, two...

Chesapeake Seeks New Wells in Columbiana County

Chesapeake Boosts Production in Ohio’s Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Chesapeake Energy Corp., fresh off its announcement last week that it would sell all of its assets in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale for $2 billion, has applied for permits that would add two new horizontal wells in Columbiana County, according to Ohio Department of Natural Resources records. Chesapeake subsidiary Chesapeake Exploration LLC […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Chesapeake Energy Corp., fresh off its announcement last week that it would sell all of its assets in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale for $2 billion, has applied for permits that would add two new horizontal wells in Columbiana County, according to Ohio Department of Natural Resources records....