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ODNR Issues Six New Permits for Utica Shale Wells

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued six new horizontal well permits to energy companies exploring Ohio’s Utica shale during the week ended March 16, the agency reports. Three permits were issued to Chesapeake Exploration LLC and three more to Ascent Resources Utica LLC to drill wells in Harrison County, data show. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued six new horizontal well permits to energy companies exploring Ohio’s Utica shale during the week ended March 16, the agency reports. Three permits were issued to Chesapeake Exploration LLC and three more to Ascent Resources Utica LLC to drill wells...

Hilcorp Eyes Two New Wells in Columbiana County

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Hilcorp Energy Co. has applied for three permits related to new horizontal well activity in Columbiana County, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR data show that Hilcorp has submitted applications for two new horizontal wells in Elk Run Township at the ElkRun-Auer well pad targeting the Utica/Point Pleasant shale […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Hilcorp Energy Co. has applied for three permits related to new horizontal well activity in Columbiana County, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR data show that Hilcorp has submitted applications for two new horizontal wells in Elk Run Township at the ElkRun-Auer well pad...

Utica Shale Production Reaches Record in Q4

Utica Shale Production

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Production of oil and gas from Utica shale wells in Ohio continues to hit new records, according to the latest results released Monday by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR reported that energy companies drilling across the state yielded 663.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas during the quarter ended Dec. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Production of oil and gas from Utica shale wells in Ohio continues to hit new records, according to the latest results released Monday by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. ODNR reported that energy companies drilling across the state yielded 663.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas...

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...