According to the ODNR, production reports were submitted for 87 wells in 2012. OF these, 65 were commercial producing wells, 19 were tested and shut-in and three were dry and abandoned.
Carroll County continues to be the drilling hub in the Utica shale in Ohio. During April, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 24 permits for wells in Carroll County. All of the permits issued were to Chesapeake Exploration.
All of the permits issued during February in Carroll County were to Chesapeake Exploration LLC. Find out what other counties and drillers were issued permits.
New this month: The Farm and Dairy was able to obtain permit information for the month of January from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection on permits being issued for Marcellus shale wells.
Some items that caught the eye of reporter Kristy Foster Seachrist at the Marcellus-Utica Midstream Conference held by Hart Energy. Governor Tom Corbett also spoke at the conference, check out Shale is bringing jobs and money to Pennsylvania for complete coverage of the conference. Approximately $130 to $210 billion will need to be spent through [...]
Now Pennsylvania is an energy leader. The shale boom has created 215,000 jobs in related industries.
Curtis R. Hallstrom and Susan M. Hallstrom, of Barnesville, have filed a $2.5 million lawsuit against the Oxford Oil Company in Zanesville, Ohio.
The Hallstroms own approximately 150 acres in Belmont County.
The court battle over 3,000 leased acres in Carroll and Columbiana counties is not over. Appeals are reportedly being filed by lawyers.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 23 new permits for Utica shale wells during November.
•••••In the Nov. 15 edition of the Farm and Dairy it was reportedthat all of the Marcellus shale wells fracked in the past five years in Pennsylvania, used six days of water equivalent of the Muskingum River in McConnelsville at the low water mark during the drought in June 2010, according to the Muskingum Water [...]