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Rig Count Stands at 22 in Ohio Utica Shale

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of rigs operating in Ohio’s Utica shale stood at 22 last week, while 14 new permits for horizontal wells were issued during the week ended May 6, reports the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. All permits were issued for Belmont and Monroe counties in the southeastern tier of the play, […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The number of rigs operating in Ohio’s Utica shale stood at 22 last week, while 14 new permits for horizontal wells were issued during the week ended May 6, reports the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. All permits were issued for Belmont and Monroe counties in the...

Nine Permits Issued in Ohio’s Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources awarded nine new permits for horizontal wells in the Utica shale during the week ended April 29, the agency reports. The number of rigs operating in the Utica stood at 21, one fewer than the previous week, ODNR said. Four permits were issued to Gulfport Energy […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources awarded nine new permits for horizontal wells in the Utica shale during the week ended April 29, the agency reports. The number of rigs operating in the Utica stood at 21, one fewer than the previous week, ODNR said. Four permits...

ODNR Issues Seven Utica Permits, Rig Count at 22

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued seven new permits for horizontal wells last week in the Utica shale, the agency reported Tuesday. ODNR issued six permits to Ascent Resources Utica LLC for wells in Guernsey County in the southeastern portion of the state. The agency issued a single permit to Antero […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued seven new permits for horizontal wells last week in the Utica shale, the agency reported Tuesday. ODNR issued six permits to Ascent Resources Utica LLC for wells in Guernsey County in the southeastern portion of the state. The agency issued...

Eight More Well Permits for Southern Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued eight new permits for horizontal wells in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale for the week ended April 15, while the rig count stood at 19. Seven of the wells are permitted for Jefferson County, while a single well is slated for Harrison County, ODNR reported. Chesapeake […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued eight new permits for horizontal wells in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale for the week ended April 15, while the rig count stood at 19. Seven of the wells are permitted for Jefferson County, while a single well is slated for...

ODNR Issues 15 Permits for Southern Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 15 new permits for horizontal wells in the Utica shale for the week ended April 8, the agency reports. All of the permits were issued in the southern portion of the Utica – in this case Belmont, Jefferson and Noble counties. Antero Resources secured five […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 15 new permits for horizontal wells in the Utica shale for the week ended April 8, the agency reports. All of the permits were issued in the southern portion of the Utica – in this case Belmont, Jefferson and Noble...

Application Filed to Plug Well that Triggered Quakes

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The injection well that was responsible for triggering a series of earthquakes in the Mahoning Valley six years ago is slated to be shut-in for good. An application to formally plug and abandon the closed Northstar #1 disposal well was filed April 6 and is under review by the Ohio Department of […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The injection well that was responsible for triggering a series of earthquakes in the Mahoning Valley six years ago is slated to be shut-in for good. An application to formally plug and abandon the closed Northstar #1 disposal well was filed April 6 and is under review...

ODNR Issues 23 Permits in Utica Shale

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 23 permits for horizontal wells in Ohio’s Utica shale for the week ended April 1 – so far this year the most in one week, the agency reports. Antero Resources Corp. secured 10 new permits – six in Monroe County and four in Noble County […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 23 permits for horizontal wells in Ohio’s Utica shale for the week ended April 1 – so far this year the most in one week, the agency reports. Antero Resources Corp. secured 10 new permits – six in Monroe County...

ODNR Issues Nine Permits for Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued nine horizontal permits for the Utica shale region during the week ended March 25, the agency reports. All nine permits were issued for wells in Belmont County in the southern portion of the play, where oil and gas production is the strongest. ODNR awarded six […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued nine horizontal permits for the Utica shale region during the week ended March 25, the agency reports. All nine permits were issued for wells in Belmont County in the southern portion of the play, where oil and gas production is...

Seven Permits Issued Last Week in Ohio’s Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Seven permits for horizontal wells were issued last week in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale, according to an update from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Rice Drilling LLC received four permits for wells in Belmont County, Antero Resources Corp. was awarded two permits for wells in Monroe County, and Ascent Resources Utica […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Seven permits for horizontal wells were issued last week in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale, according to an update from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Rice Drilling LLC received four permits for wells in Belmont County, Antero Resources Corp. was awarded two permits for wells in Monroe...

Region Could Support 4 More Cracker Plants: Study

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new study says that by 2030 Pennsylvania is capable of producing enough ethane to support four more cracker complexes in the Marcellus and Utica shale region – and that’s excluding Royal Dutch Shell’s $6 billion cracker project under construction in Monaca, Pa. The report, “Prospects to Enhance Pennsylvania’s Opportunities in Petrochemical […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new study says that by 2030 Pennsylvania is capable of producing enough ethane to support four more cracker complexes in the Marcellus and Utica shale region – and that’s excluding Royal Dutch Shell’s $6 billion cracker project under construction in Monaca, Pa. The report, “Prospects to...