In October, 231 new drilling permits were granted in Ohio and Pennsylvania.
A Belmont County couple has filed a lawsuit seeking more than $2 million from Oxford Oil Company over an oil and gas lease signed in 2006.
There are 57 Utica shale wells in Ohio waiting to be fracked, according to the most current report by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. However, the ODNR is reporting that this report is not up to date due to staffing challenges and setting a new system up that in the future will automatically update the report.
LONDON, Ohio — Mineral rights leasing in eastern Ohio may be slowing, but the desire to build pipelines to the planned wells is growing. Now that many landowners have leased their property and wells are being developed, the next stage is getting the gas from the well to the marketplace and that will require pipelines. [...]
As of Sept. 19, there were a total of 366 well permits in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia for shale gas wells. There are 133 wells drilled in Ohio and 30 wells are producing.
NiSource’s plan to develop shale gasses still being reviewed by land owners.
A Carroll County farm wins an injunction against Chesapeake.
The partnership may move Ohio landowners with existing Columbia Gas leases out of limbo.
The Feichters’ lease had called for a 160-acre pooling unit when they signed it in 2006.
(Editor’s note: 6/25/12: This series has been canceled.) PITTSBURGH — Penn State Extension is offering the series “Allegheny County Shale Gas Summer Series: Beyond Marcellus” Tuesday evenings, from 7 to 9 p.m., beginning June 26 and meeting every other Tuesday through Aug. 21. The series will be held in Oakland, at Rodef Shalom Congregation-Levy Hall, [...]