The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled against two oil and gas companies. In return, the court ruled for the landowner.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection issued 183 permits to drill new wells and 22 were issued granting permission to drill deeper.
Hydraulic fracturing, fracking or hydrofracturing, raises many concerns about potential environmental impacts, especially water contamination.
Pipelines and processing facility expansions in the southern Utica are on the way.
Ohio’s top producing shale wells as of Sept. 2014.
Horizontal wells produced more gas in three months than all Ohio wells produced in 2012.
Eclipse Resources Corporation recently released production figures from two of the company’s pad locations consisting of a total of seven Utica Shale wells.
As the oil and gas drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, proliferates, a new study on the contents of the fluids involved in the process raises concerns about several ingredients.
The applications for new Utica shale wells appear to have slowed in August, as only 38 permits were issued statewide by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
The case is gaining interest because the decision could impact landowners in Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Jefferson, Mahoning, Monroe and Noble counties.
As of July 31, 2014, drilled and producing wells were located in 16 Ohio counties.
OEPA report claims fracking company delayed providing information after well fire. Halliburton’s response: ‘If they had asked earlier, we would have provided the information,’
Pennsylvania and West Virginia have seen numerous oil and gas companies with permits and wells. Read about Ohio Marcellus and Utica shale news: Marcellus and Utica shale: Production nearly doubles in Ohio View the infographic for Ohio’s shale drillers here. View the infographic about the shale industry’s history in Ohio and Pennsylvania here.
As of June 18, 2014, drilled and producing wells were located in 16 Ohio counties.
More drilling permits are being issued as oil and gas companies continue to explore the Marcellus and Utica shale plays.
Velocys, which focuses on smaller scale gas-to-liquids technology, announced the acquisition June 25 of Pinto Energy and the Ashtabula gas-to-liquids (GTL) project.
Funding to address housing needs comes from Marcellus Shale impact fees.
Being forced into unitization, may not be a bad thing for landowners wanting surface land protection.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Conventional oil and gas development in northern Pennsylvania altered bird communities, and the current massive build-out of shale-gas infrastructure may accelerate these changes, according to researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. The commonwealth’s Northern Tier — one of the largest blocks of Eastern deciduous forest in the entire Appalachian […]
Permits for horizontal drilling in the Utica shale are beginning to pinpoint where the sweet spot in the Utica shale may be located.