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ODNR Issues Nine Utica Permits

Utica Shale Production

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources awarded nine new permits for horizontal wells in the Utica shale during the week ended Feb. 23, the agency reported. Six of those permits were issued to Ascent Resources LLC for four wells in Guernsey County and two wells in Jefferson County, according to ODNR. Eclipse […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources awarded nine new permits for horizontal wells in the Utica shale during the week ended Feb. 23, the agency reported. Six of those permits were issued to Ascent Resources LLC for four wells in Guernsey County and two wells in Jefferson...

Two Well Permits Awarded in Columbiana County

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Hilcorp Energy Co. has secured two new permits for horizontal wells in Columbiana County, according to the most recent data posted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Both wells are targeted for Elk Run Township on the Johnston pad, and are the first permits awarded in Columbiana County since August 2018, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Hilcorp Energy Co. has secured two new permits for horizontal wells in Columbiana County, according to the most recent data posted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Both wells are targeted for Elk Run Township on the Johnston pad, and are the first permits awarded in...

Rig Count Slips to 14 in Ohio’s Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of rigs operating across Ohio’s Utica shale dropped to 14 during the week ended Jan. 26, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The rig count during the previous week stood at 16, according to ODNR. Last week, the agency issued 10 permits for horizontal […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of rigs operating across Ohio’s Utica shale dropped to 14 during the week ended Jan. 26, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The rig count during the previous week stood at 16, according to ODNR. Last week, the agency...

15 Permits Awarded in the Utica Shale; Rig Count at 16

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources awarded 15 new permits for horizontal wells across eastern Ohio’s Utica shale during the week ended Jan. 19, the agency reported. Ascent Resources was awarded eight permits for wells in Harrison County, while Eclipse Resources secured four new permits in Guernsey County, ODNR said. EM Energy […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources awarded 15 new permits for horizontal wells across eastern Ohio’s Utica shale during the week ended Jan. 19, the agency reported. Ascent Resources was awarded eight permits for wells in Harrison County, while Eclipse Resources secured four new permits in Guernsey...

Seven Permits Issued in Ohio’s Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reports that it awarded seven new permits for horizontal oil and gas wells in the Utica shale region last week. According to ODNR, six permits were issued to Rice Drilling LLC for wells in Belmont County in the southeastern portion of the state. A single permit […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reports that it awarded seven new permits for horizontal oil and gas wells in the Utica shale region last week. According to ODNR, six permits were issued to Rice Drilling LLC for wells in Belmont County in the southeastern portion of...

19 Rigs Active During Last Year of 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reports that 19 oil and gas rigs were in operation across Ohio’s Utica shale during the week ended December 29. The last full week of 2018 witnessed four permits for horizontal wells awarded to two energy exploration companies, according to the latest data provided by ODNR. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reports that 19 oil and gas rigs were in operation across Ohio’s Utica shale during the week ended December 29. The last full week of 2018 witnessed four permits for horizontal wells awarded to two energy exploration companies, according to the...

Four Permits Issued in Ohio’s Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reports that the agency awarded four new permits for horizontal wells in Ohio’s Utica shale for the week ended Dec. 22, according to the latest data provided by ODNR. All four permits were issued to Ascent Resources Utica LLC for wells in Jefferson County, ODNR reported. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reports that the agency awarded four new permits for horizontal wells in Ohio’s Utica shale for the week ended Dec. 22, according to the latest data provided by ODNR. All four permits were issued to Ascent Resources Utica LLC for wells...

Utica Oil and Gas Production Soars During Third Quarter

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Natural gas and oil production across the Utica shale soared during the three months ended Sept. 30, according to the most recent data made available by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The bulk of production comes from wells located in the southern tier of the play, the so-called “sweet spot” of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Natural gas and oil production across the Utica shale soared during the three months ended Sept. 30, according to the most recent data made available by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The bulk of production comes from wells located in the southern tier of the play,...

Rig Count Stands at 19 in Ohio’s Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of oil and gas rigs operating in Ohio’s Utica shale stood at 19 for the week ended Dec. 15, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Meanwhile, nine new permits for horizontal wells were awarded to two energy companies exploring in the Utica during that […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of oil and gas rigs operating in Ohio’s Utica shale stood at 19 for the week ended Dec. 15, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Meanwhile, nine new permits for horizontal wells were awarded to two energy companies exploring...

DOE Report Backs Appalachian Ethane Storage Hub

Plans to develop an underground ethane storage complex for Appalachia have overcome the first obstacle

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A U.S. Department of Energy report issued in November says that an ethane storage and distribution hub in the Utica and Marcellus shale regions of Appalachia could be an asset to the country’s petrochemicals industry. The report was prepared at the request of Congress to examine the feasibility of establishing such a […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A U.S. Department of Energy report issued in November says that an ethane storage and distribution hub in the Utica and Marcellus shale regions of Appalachia could be an asset to the country’s petrochemicals industry. The report was prepared at the request of Congress to examine the...