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Chesapeake Ups Production in Utica Shale

Chesapeake Boosts Production in Ohio’s Utica

OKLAHOMA CITY – Higher oil prices helped lift oil and gas production in Ohio’s Utica shale for Chesapeake Energy Corp. during the three months ended March 31, the company said. Chesapeake reported that it produced an average of 11,000 barrels of oil and 440 million cubic feet of natural gas — or 107,000 barrels of […]

OKLAHOMA CITY – Higher oil prices helped lift oil and gas production in Ohio's Utica shale for Chesapeake Energy Corp. during the three months ended March 31, the company said. Chesapeake reported that it produced an average of 11,000 barrels of oil and 440 million cubic feet of natural gas...

Ryan Signs on As Cosponsor of FRAC Act

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan called Monday for increased transparency in hydraulic fracturing. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, last week signed on a co-sponsor of the Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals, or FRAC, Act. The legislation, introduced by U.S. Rep Diana DeGette, D-1 Colorado, has 61 cosponsors, all Democrats.   The bill would establish “common […]

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan called Monday for increased transparency in hydraulic fracturing. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, last week signed on a co-sponsor of the Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals, or FRAC, Act. The legislation, introduced by U.S. Rep Diana DeGette, D-1 Colorado, has 61 cosponsors, all Democrats.  ...

Coalition Urges 7th Rejection of Oil and Gas Drilling Amendment

Coalition Urges 7th Rejection of Oil and Gas Drilling Amendment

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Opponents of a Youngstown charter amendment that would prohibit activity related to the extraction of oil and gas in the city urged voters to once again reject the measure, following an Ohio Supreme Court decision Tuesday. The state high court ruled that the Mahoning County Board of Elections “abused its discretion” by […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Opponents of a Youngstown charter amendment that would prohibit activity related to the extraction of oil and gas in the city urged voters to once again reject the measure, following an Ohio Supreme Court decision Tuesday. The state high court ruled that the Mahoning County Board of...

Six Permits Issued in Ohio’s Utica

Ohio Utica Rig Count Bumps Up to 24

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Six permits for new horizontal wells were issued in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale last week, according to the latest update from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR awarded permits during the week ended April 14 to Ascent Resources Utica LLC for four wells in Jefferson County, while Gulfport Energy secured two […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Six permits for new horizontal wells were issued in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale last week, according to the latest update from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR awarded permits during the week ended April 14 to Ascent Resources Utica LLC for four wells in Jefferson County,...

Ohio Utica Rig Count Bumps Up to 24

Ohio Utica Rig Count Bumps Up to 24

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of oil and gas rigs operating in the eastern Ohio Utica shale rose to 24 from 23 during the week ended April 7, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Just a single permit for a new horizontal well was issued in the Utica for […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of oil and gas rigs operating in the eastern Ohio Utica shale rose to 24 from 23 during the week ended April 7, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Just a single permit for a new horizontal well was...

Six Permits Awarded in Ohio’s Utica Shale

Hilcorp Secures Three Utica Permits in Columbiana County

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued six permits for horizontal wells to energy companies drilling for oil and gas in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale last week, the agency reports. Permits were awarded to XTO Energy Inc., a division of Exxon Mobil, to drill four new wells in Belmont County for the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued six permits for horizontal wells to energy companies drilling for oil and gas in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale last week, the agency reports. Permits were awarded to XTO Energy Inc., a division of Exxon Mobil, to drill four new wells...

Hilcorp Seeks New Wells in Columbiana County

Ascent Resources Strengthens Position in Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. has applied for permits to drill four new horizontal wells in Columbiana County, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. If approved, the wells would be the first permits issued for new wells in the northern tier of eastern Ohio’s Utica shale this […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. has applied for permits to drill four new horizontal wells in Columbiana County, according to the latest data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. If approved, the wells would be the first permits issued for new wells in the northern tier of...

Permits Granted for 3 Injection Wells in Brookfield

Permits Granted for 3 Injection Wells in Brookfield

BROOKFIELD, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has issued permits for Pittsburgh-based Highland Field Services Inc. to drill three new Class II injection wells just off state Route 7 in the township. ODNR’s Division of Oil and Gas approved the three permits March 16, according to ODNR records. The company, a division of […]

BROOKFIELD, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has issued permits for Pittsburgh-based Highland Field Services Inc. to drill three new Class II injection wells just off state Route 7 in the township. ODNR’s Division of Oil and Gas approved the three permits March 16, according to ODNR records....

18 Rigs Operating In Utica Shale

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reports that 18 oil and gas rigs were operating in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale last week. The rig count in the Utica has dropped since the week ended Feb. 24, when ODNR reported 21 rigs drilling in the Utica. The number of permits for new horizontal […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reports that 18 oil and gas rigs were operating in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale last week. The rig count in the Utica has dropped since the week ended Feb. 24, when ODNR reported 21 rigs drilling in the Utica. The number...

Pin Oak Energy Pins Hope on Northern Utica

Pin Oak Energy Pins Hope on Northern Utica Shale

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Where others have experienced nothing short of a bust, an Akron oil and gas company envisions nothing but opportunity. Pin Oak Energy Partners LLC is jockeying for position in the northern tier of the Utica shale, especially in Trumbull County and parts of Mahoning County in Ohio, and Mercer County in Pennsylvania. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Where others have experienced nothing short of a bust, an Akron oil and gas company envisions nothing but opportunity. Pin Oak Energy Partners LLC is jockeying for position in the northern tier of the Utica shale, especially in Trumbull County and parts of Mahoning County in Ohio,...