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Single Permit for Utica Drilling Awarded by ODNR

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A single permit for drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale play was granted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for the week ended Nov. 16, the agency reports. That permit was awarded to Utica Resources Operating LLC for a well in Willis Township in Guernsey County. To date, 3,201 permits for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A single permit for drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale play was granted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for the week ended Nov. 16, the agency reports. That permit was awarded to Utica Resources Operating LLC for a well in Willis Township in Guernsey County....

ODNR Grants 6 Permits for Utica Drilling

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Six permits for horizontal drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale were granted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for the week ended Nov. 9. All but one were awarded to EAP Ohio LLC for wells in Jefferson County. One permit was also issued to Gulfport Appalachia LLC for a well in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Six permits for horizontal drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale were granted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for the week ended Nov. 9. All but one were awarded to EAP Ohio LLC for wells in Jefferson County. One permit was also issued to Gulfport Appalachia...

AP Exclusive: FBI Eyes How Pa. Approved Pipeline

By MARC LEVY Associated PressHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The FBI has begun a corruption investigation into how Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration came to issue permits for construction on a multibillion-dollar pipeline project to carry highly volatile natural gas liquids across Pennsylvania, The Associated Press has learned. FBI agents have interviewed current or former state employees […]

By MARC LEVY Associated PressHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The FBI has begun a corruption investigation into how Gov. Tom Wolf's administration came to issue permits for construction on a multibillion-dollar pipeline project to carry highly volatile natural gas liquids across Pennsylvania, The Associated Press has learned. FBI agents have interviewed...

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...

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...