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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....

Hilcorp Seeks Three Utica Permits in Columbiana

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. has filed permit applications to drill three new Utica shale wells in Columbiana County, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Two of the wells are targeted for the Tarka farm in Fairfield Township, while the third is proposed for the Johnston pad in Elk Run Township, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. has filed permit applications to drill three new Utica shale wells in Columbiana County, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Two of the wells are targeted for the Tarka farm in Fairfield Township, while the third is proposed for the Johnston...

Chesapeake Agrees to Sell Utica Assets For $2B

OKLAHOMA CITY – Chesapeake Energy Corp. announced Thursday that it has entered into an agreement to sell its assets in Ohio’s Utica shale to Houston-based Encino Acquisition Partners for $2 billion. Most of the wells owned by Chesapeake are concentrated in Carroll County, and the company has positions in Columbiana, Belmont, Harrison, Jefferson, Monroe and […]

OKLAHOMA CITY – Chesapeake Energy Corp. announced Thursday that it has entered into an agreement to sell its assets in Ohio’s Utica shale to Houston-based Encino Acquisition Partners for $2 billion. Most of the wells owned by Chesapeake are concentrated in Carroll County, and the company has positions in Columbiana,...

Company Eyes New Injection Well For Hubbard Township

Company Eyes New Injection Well For Hubbard Township

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A Canfield-based company has applied for a permit to drill a new wastewater injection well in Trumbull County, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Bobcat Hubbard LLC, a subsidiary of Bobcat Energy Resources LLC, which lists its offices as 4137 Boardman-Canfield Road, submitted an application to ODNR July 12 to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A Canfield-based company has applied for a permit to drill a new wastewater injection well in Trumbull County, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Bobcat Hubbard LLC, a subsidiary of Bobcat Energy Resources LLC, which lists its offices as 4137 Boardman-Canfield Road, submitted an application...

Rig Count Drops in Ohio Utica as Production Rises

Five Well Permits Issued in Ohio’s Utica shale

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rig count across eastern Ohio’s Utica shale dropped to 16 during the week ended July 14, down from 18 recorded the previous week, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Permitting activity was also light in the Utica, as just one permit for a single horizontal well was issued during […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The rig count across eastern Ohio’s Utica shale dropped to 16 during the week ended July 14, down from 18 recorded the previous week, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Permitting activity was also light in the Utica, as just one permit for a single...

Permit Expires for Brookfield Injection Well

BROOKFIELD, Ohio – One of the first permits awarded to an injection well development underway in the township has expired, but work on another well is in its completion stages. “We’ll begin preparation for testing next week,” said Rob Boulware, spokesman for Highland Field Services LLC, a subsidiary of Pittsburgh-based Seneca Resources. The company has […]

BROOKFIELD, Ohio – One of the first permits awarded to an injection well development underway in the township has expired, but work on another well is in its completion stages. “We’ll begin preparation for testing next week,” said Rob Boulware, spokesman for Highland Field Services LLC, a subsidiary of Pittsburgh-based...

Hilcorp Posts Strong Well Results in Columbiana

Five Well Permits Issued in Ohio’s Utica shale

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Natural gas wells drilled by Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. in Columbiana County produced strong results during the first three months of 2018, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported Wednesday. According to quarterly production numbers released July 11, eight Utica shale horizontal wells owned by Hilcorp in Columbiana County produced a combined […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Natural gas wells drilled by Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. in Columbiana County produced strong results during the first three months of 2018, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported Wednesday. According to quarterly production numbers released July 11, eight Utica shale horizontal wells owned by Hilcorp in...

Five Well Permits Issued in Ohio’s Utica

Five Well Permits Issued in Ohio’s Utica shale

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Five new permits for horizontal wells were issued in the Utica shale region of eastern Ohio last week, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. All five permits were secured by Oklahoma City-based Ascent Resources Utica LLC, which recently announced a deal to acquire assets and properties of Hess Corp., CNX Resources, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Five new permits for horizontal wells were issued in the Utica shale region of eastern Ohio last week, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. All five permits were secured by Oklahoma City-based Ascent Resources Utica LLC, which recently announced a deal to acquire assets and properties...

Ascent Resources Strengthens Position in Utica

Ascent Resources Strengthens Position in Utica

OKLAHOMA CITY — Ascent Resources has entered into definitive agreements to acquire natural gas and oil properties in the Utica shale totaling $1.5 billion. The company, formed by the late wildcatter Aubrey McClendon, said Friday that the deal encompasses holdings from Hess Corp., CNX Resources, Utica Minerals Development, and a fourth undisclosed seller. The deals […]

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Ascent Resources has entered into definitive agreements to acquire natural gas and oil properties in the Utica shale totaling $1.5 billion. The company, formed by the late wildcatter Aubrey McClendon, said Friday that the deal encompasses holdings from Hess Corp., CNX Resources, Utica Minerals Development, and a...