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Hilcorp Solidifies Position in Northern Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oil and gas exploration in the northern section of the Utica shale is starting to accelerate once again, led by Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. Over the past 12 months, Hilcorp has solidified its base in the northern Utica – especially Columbiana County – through new lease acquisitions, amendments to and renewals of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oil and gas exploration in the northern section of the Utica shale is starting to accelerate once again, led by Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. Over the past 12 months, Hilcorp has solidified its base in the northern Utica – especially Columbiana County – through new lease acquisitions,...

ODNR OKs 2 New Injection Wells in Brookfield

BROOKFIELD, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has approved permits for Pittsburgh-based Highland Field Services LLC to begin work on two new wastewater injection wells in the township. Highland Field Services submitted its permit applications on Jan. 19, seeking approval for two injection wells — No. 1 and No. 5 — on land […]

BROOKFIELD, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has approved permits for Pittsburgh-based Highland Field Services LLC to begin work on two new wastewater injection wells in the township. Highland Field Services submitted its permit applications on Jan. 19, seeking approval for two injection wells -- No. 1 and...

New Well Permit Issued for Columbiana County

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Hilcorp Energy Co.’s Elkrun-Scheel well pad in Columbiana County has been issued a new horizontal well permit at the site, according to the latest report from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The permit is the fourth issued for the pad since May 30, ODNR records show. The pad is just off […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Hilcorp Energy Co.’s Elkrun-Scheel well pad in Columbiana County has been issued a new horizontal well permit at the site, according to the latest report from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The permit is the fourth issued for the pad since May 30, ODNR records show....

Six Well Permits Issued in Ohio’s Utica Shale

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Six new horizontal well permits were issued to energy companies drilling in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale during the week ended June 17, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Ascent Resources Utica LLC received three permits – two for wells in Belmont County and a single permit for a well in […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Six new horizontal well permits were issued to energy companies drilling in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale during the week ended June 17, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Ascent Resources Utica LLC received three permits – two for wells in Belmont County and a single...

Rig Count in Utica Climbs to 27

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of oil and gas rigs operating in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale climbed to 27 as of June 9, according to the latest data posted by oil and gas supplier Baker Hughes Inc. It is the highest rig count so far this year in the Utica and the highest in more […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of oil and gas rigs operating in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale climbed to 27 as of June 9, according to the latest data posted by oil and gas supplier Baker Hughes Inc. It is the highest rig count so far this year in the Utica...

Utica Gas and Oil Production on the Rise

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oil and natural gas production from horizontal wells across eastern Ohio’s Utica shale increased during the first quarter of 2017 versus the previous quarter, according to the latest data released from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Natural gas output continues to rise in the Utica, according to ODNR. During the first […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oil and natural gas production from horizontal wells across eastern Ohio’s Utica shale increased during the first quarter of 2017 versus the previous quarter, according to the latest data released from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Natural gas output continues to rise in the Utica, according...

New Well Permits Issued for Columbiana County

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources awarded three new permits for horizontal wells in the Utica shale for the week ended June 3, all of them in Columbiana County. Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. secured all three of the permits for wells in Elk Run Township at the Scheel property. They are the […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources awarded three new permits for horizontal wells in the Utica shale for the week ended June 3, all of them in Columbiana County. Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. secured all three of the permits for wells in Elk Run Township at the...

CSU Study Shows $50 Billion Investment in Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new study released through the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University shows that Ohio’s Utica shale attracted more than $50 billion worth of investment between 2011 and 2016. The report, “Shale Investment Dashboard in Ohio,” tallies $50.4 billion of investments made from energy companies and related […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new study released through the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University shows that Ohio’s Utica shale attracted more than $50 billion worth of investment between 2011 and 2016. The report, “Shale Investment Dashboard in Ohio,” tallies $50.4 billion of investments made...

Hilcorp Plans to Drill 3 Wells in Columbiana

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. has applied for three new permits for horizontal wells in Columbiana County, the first interest the company has shown in developing new wells in the Utica this year, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Hilcorp has applied for three well permits in Elk Run Township, all […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Houston-based Hilcorp Energy Co. has applied for three new permits for horizontal wells in Columbiana County, the first interest the company has shown in developing new wells in the Utica this year, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Hilcorp has applied for three well permits...

Oil Production in Utica Shows Modest Increase

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oil production in Ohio’s Utica shale is showing a slow ramp up through the first six months of 2017, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The EIA reported Tuesday that wells across the shale play are projected in June to collectively produce 54,807 barrels of oil per day. […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Oil production in Ohio’s Utica shale is showing a slow ramp up through the first six months of 2017, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The EIA reported Tuesday that wells across the shale play are projected in June to collectively produce 54,807...