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COLUMBIANA COUNTY, Ohio (WYTV) – Houston-based Hilcorp Energy has applied for permits to drill four new horizontal wells in Columbiana County. If approved, the wells would be the first permits issued for new wells in the northern tier of eastern Ohio's Utica Shale this year. According to the Ohio ...
Mariner 1 transports up to 70,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) of propane and ethane from the Marcellus and Utica shale formations in western Pennsylvania to customers in the state and elsewhere, including ETP's Marcus Hook industrial complex near Philadelphia. The sinkholes were near the area where ...

There are interstate pipelines, such as the ATEX Express, that ship ethane drawn from the Marcellus and Utica shale regions to the Gulf Coast for cracking. Despite ongoing efforts in Belmont County, in addition to the work by Royal Dutch Shell to complete an ethane cracker in Beaver County, Pa., there is ...
There are interstate pipelines, such as the ATEX Express, that ship ethane drawn from the Marcellus and Utica shale regions to the Gulf Coast for cracking. Despite ongoing efforts in Belmont County, in addition to the work by Royal Dutch Shell to complete an ethane cracker north of Pittsburgh, there is still ...
(NYSE: AR) said March 26 it is eyeing options to mine its own sand for fracking to offset recent price increases. The U.S. natural gas producer, which operates in the Marcellus and Utica shale formations, has seen its sand cost rise markedly in the past year, Glen Warren, Antero's president, said at the Scotia ...
"The region boasts a number of major advantages, including access to some of the lowest natural gas prices in the developed world from the abundant Marcellus and Utica Shale formations. "When taken with the close proximity to more than two-thirds of the domestic market for polyethylene consumption, ...

There are interstate pipelines, such as the ATEX Express, that ship ethane drawn from the Marcellus and Utica shale regions to the Gulf Coast for cracking. Despite ongoing efforts in Belmont County, in addition to the work by Royal Dutch Shell to complete an ethane cracker north of Pittsburgh, there is still ...
Utica Shale natural gas production increased again last year to 1.7 Tcf, up about 25% from 2016, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Unconventional production in the state reached its highest point in 4Q2017 at 503 Bcf, an increase of nearly 40% from the year-ago period and ...
... the market for ethane in particular, demand that will only grow with Shell's demand as well as the potential for other ethane crackers that could be built in Appalachia and the possible ethane storage facility that could store liquids for the petrochemical industry, all made from Marcellus and Utica shale gas.
Statistics released Thursday by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources show that in 2017, horizontal shale wells produced 1.7 trillion cubic feet of natural gas — almost twice what the state's homes and businesses consume annually. While the gas was flowing, oil production from horizontal shale wells ...
XTO Energy Inc. said it has successfully capped a Utica Shale well in Ohio that blew out during completion operations nearly three weeks ago. Spokeswoman Karen Matusic told NGI's Shale Daily that XTO and Texas-based Cudd Well Control were able to bring the Schnegg C-7H well under control at 10 ...
WARREN — Several years ago, BP America and Halcon Resources Corp. drilling operations in the northern Utica shale grinded to a halt, but Pin Oak Energy ... State University and an anti-fracking advocate with experience in the oil and gas industry, was particularly critical of drilling in the Utica shale.
Massive reserves of natural gas in the Marcellus and Utica shale regions of the United States combined with technological advances in extraction via fracking have made the U.S. a natural gas powerhouse. The U.S. is home to quadrillions of cubic feet of reserves. The energy commodity has already stolen ...
Carrizo sold its assets in the Marcellus Shale to a subsidiary of Kalnin Ventures LLC for $84 million and its Utica Shale assets to an undisclosed buyer for $62 million in separate deals last November. In the Eagle Ford, Carrizo drilled 20 gross (16 net) wells and completed 14 gross (13 net) wells during ...
Utica Shale production boosted Gulfport Energy's fourth quarter and full-year 2017 financial returns, Kallanish Energy reports. Utica Shale production grew by about 30% from 2016 to 2017. Full-year production grew from 719.8 million cubic feet-equivalent per day (MMcfe/d) in 2016, to 1.09 billion cubic ...
Natural gas production in the Marcellus and Utica shale regions tripled in the past five years and, in Pennsylvania at least, created more gas than its network of distribution companies and power plants uses. The local industry's future relies on adding to that network in the construction of facilities such as the ...
The Oklahoma City-based company had an annual profit of $435.2 million, or $2.41 per share in 2017, according to a press release. Gulfport lost $979.7 million in 2016. Gulfport's daily production averaged 1.1 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent per day in 2017, including 88 percent natural gas, ...

Crews were still working Tuesday on a plan to cap a Utica Shale well that XTO Energy Inc. and its contractors lost control of last Thursday in Ohio's Belmont County. XTO spokesperson Karen Matusic said the company has been working since the incident to clear debris from the pad, and there is no timeline ...
Drilling activity in the Marcellus and Utica shale area kept a steady pace in January, according to the Energy Information Administration. The Appalachia region, which contains both shales, runs from the southwest corner of New York, diagonally through Pennsylvania and covers the eastern part of Ohio ...
In Pennsylvania, regulators linked a series of small earthquakes in 2016 to fracking in Utica Shale wells in Lawrence County — the first, and so far only, quakes linked to fracking in the commonwealth. A combination of technologies has turned the Appalachian region into one of the richest sources of natural ...
Marcellus and Utica shale drilling continues throughout the Upper Ohio Valley. Wheeling leaders plan to enter a new lease to pay them more than $2 million up front, plus 18.5 percent of production royalties. Photo by Casey Junkins. WHEELING –About $2 million up front plus a steady stream of production ...
Hulburt said that within “the next couple of weeks” Eclipse also plans to spud its first Utica Shale well in the Flat Castle area of north-central Pennsylvania, where it recently acquired 44,500 net acres. “Our enthusiasm for the project area has continued to increase based on the recent industry wells in the ...
Upstart Pin Oak Energy Partners LLC has acquired another 70,000 net acres in Ohio and Pennsylvania that are prospective for the Utica Shale through a series of transactions with undisclosed sellers that closed this month. Akron, OH-based Pin Oak said 90% of the properties are held-by-production.
“We will have direct access to eastern Ohio Marcellus and Utica shale resources for the first time.” He estimates that at least 40 percent, or likely much more, of Columbia's gas will be coming from pipelines that get their supply within the region. The gas comes from the combined work of several types of ...
Drilling activity in the Marcellus and Utica shale area kept a steady pace in January, according to the Energy Information Administration. The Appalachia region, which contains both shales, runs from the southwest corner of New York, diagonally through Pennsylvania and covers the eastern part of Ohio ...
In Pennsylvania, regulators linked a series of small earthquakes in 2016 to fracking in Utica Shale wells in Lawrence County — the first, and so far only, quakes linked to fracking in the commonwealth. A combination of technologies has turned the Appalachian region into one of the richest sources of natural ...
AR plans to operate one drilling rig and one completion crew in the Utica Shale, where it plans to complete 20 to 25 wells in 2018. The company is currently drilling and completing its Utica wells at an average cost of $0.89 million per 1,000 feet of lateral, which represents a 43% well cost improvement over ...
Marcellus and Utica shale drilling continues throughout the Upper Ohio Valley. Wheeling leaders plan to enter a new lease to pay them more than $2 million up front, plus 18.5 percent of production royalties. Photo by Casey Junkins. WHEELING –About $2 million up front plus a steady stream of production ...
The latest fracking technique has opened previously inaccessible Marcellus and Utica shale in eastern Ohio, bringing the state its biggest drilling frenzy since the 1800s. “We've got a unique opportunity to eradicate all idle and orphan wells across the state of Ohio,” Mike Chadsey, Ohio Oil and Gas ...
The company is also shifting its production away from dry natural gas to condensate in the Appalachian Basin's Utica Shale, and has opted to curtail some gas production by as much as 20%. That could reduce overall production, but the condensate would produce additional income, said president, ...
That development demonstrates the importance, despite grass-roots environmental opposition, of building pipelines connecting the Appalachia gas-producing region — namely the Marcellus and Utica shale gas reserves — with New England markets. Otherwise, New England is likely to continue to have ...
The boom in Utica Shale drilling has swelled the state's oil and gas fund from almost $3 million in 2009 to $52 million last fiscal year. In 2010, state lawmakers mandated that at least 14 percent of the oil and gas fund be used to plug orphan wells, and the plugging budget has grown from $800,000 to $6 ...
The Company is currently active in two of the most prolific unconventional shale resource plays in North America, the Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale located in Northwest West Virginia and Southeast Ohio. With approximately 200 miles of gathering systems, the advanced pipeline network is capable of ...
Contractors continue building pipeline infrastructure to move Marcellus and Utica shale natural gas. Houston, Texas-based Kinder Morgan's $500 million Utopia Pipeline is now operating in Ohio. Photo Provided. WHEELING — After hundreds of eminent domain lawsuits, several route adjustments and at ...
Eclipse Resources has closed on its $92.2 million acquisition of 44,500 net acres in the Utica Shale in northcentral Pennsylvania, Kallanish Energy reports. The land in Potter and Tioga counties was acquired by subsidiary Eclipse Resources-PA LP from Travis Peak Resources for 37.8 million shares of ...
CNX Resources Corp. intends to invest up to $580 million into Marcellus and Utica shale play drilling and completion activities this year. The Pittsburgh-based company said it would also spend another $275 million to $300 million on land, midstream and water infrastructure work. By the end of 2017, CNX ...
Located about 60 miles south of Youngstown in Carrollton, an early stronghold for Utica Shale development in Carroll County, the facility was one of the first announced in the region to take advantage of low-cost gas supplies. While producers remain active in Carroll County, development has generally ...
Located about 60 miles south of Youngstown in Carrollton, the seat of what was an early stronghold for Utica Shale development in Carroll County, the facility was one of the first announced in the state and region to take advantage of low-cost natural gas supplies. While producers remain active in Carroll ...
Below the Marcellus Shale is the Utica Shale, around 2,000 to 5,000 feet further down. About 60 drills have been drilled into the Utica Shale in Pennsylvania. About 16,000 shale wells have been drilled in this part of the Appalachians, approximately 10,500 in Pennsylvania. Shale gas and oil accounts for ...
About 8,600 Marcellus and Utica shale wells are subject to the fee, and about 2,300 are exempt because they have been plugged or produce too little gas to qualify, the office reported. Its estimate of exempt wells has not been adjusted to reflect a lawsuit, currently before the state Supreme Court, ...
Houston-based Kinder Morgan, Inc. (ticker: KMI) put its Utopia Pipeline into service, initiating delivery of ethane from Harrison County, Ohio, to Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Utica Shale Adds Ethane Takeaway: Kinder Morgan Opens Valve on Utopia Pipeline System. The 270-mile Utopia system has an initial ...
WASHINGTON — Natural gas supply and demand — increased supply from the Marcellus and Utica shales and flat demand — will trigger lower natural gas prices over the next 24 months. The U.S. Energy Information Administration forecasts lower prices in 2018 and 2019 because of increased natural ...
Fleming said the underground shale, which in this part of Ohio is part of the Utica Shale, is permeable and can allow chemicals from fracking to pass through, potentially into water supplies. "I don't want to sit still and let somebody else poison my water," she said. Some residents said they've heard of one ...
Eclipse Resources (ECR +6.3%) is higher after agreeing to acquire ~44.5K net acres in Pennsylvania's Utica Shale from Travis Peak Resources for $93.7M in shares. ECR says the acreage includes 22 wells, including one proved developed producing well with ~6.5M cf/day of net production, with its ...
Huge discoveries of reserves in the Marcellus and Utica shale regions of the United States and technological advances in extraction via hydraulic fracturing have lowered the costs of production. Given these supply factors, it is unlikely that we will ever see the price of natural gas challenge the 2005 highs.
U.S. natural gas drilling activity held flat for the week ended Friday as a net increase of two oil-directed units helped the domestic rig count to its fifth straight weekly increase, according to Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI). The United States finished the week at 931 active rigs, versus 624 rigs running a year ago.
According to data from the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program, the Appalachian Basin, which includes both the Marcellus and Utica shale plays, have dropped by 63 percent between 2011 and 2016. For all natural gas systems across the country, EPA data show ...
There are large gas reserves in the Marcellus and Utica shale regions of eastern Ohio, western and central Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. As a result, additional pipelines are being built across Ohio. Ohio's energy landscape has changed dramatically since a decade ago, when the state got about 85 ...
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's Drilling Productivity Report, natural gas production in the Appalachia region — namely the Marcellus and Utica shale plays — has increased by more than 14 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) since 2012. As of November 2017, more than 1,800 wells ...
s $8.2 billion merger with Rice Energy, Belmont County may find itself as the epicenter of the Marcellus and Utica shale boom for years to come. All of this activity has led a Columbus, Ohio, law firm to open a new office in St. Clairsville with a specific focus on the oil and natural gas industry. Heidi Kemp, a ...


 

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