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Shale Results

Pennsylvania producing wells as of June 26, 2015 (Infographic)

Friday, July 10, 2015

There are 2,523 total producing wells in Mercer, Lawrence, Beaver, Washington, Greene and Bradford counties in Pennsylvania as of June 26, 2015.

Ohio producing wells as of June 26, 2015 (Infographic)

Friday, July 10, 2015

In Ohio, Carroll County has the most producing wells as of June 26, 2015.

Jefferson County shale lawsuit seeks $9.2 million in lease signing bonuses

Friday, July 10, 2015

More than 50 Jefferson County landowners say they got stiffed by American Energy Utica and Great River Energy.

Gas dispute pits Butler County residents against each other

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Since early 2014, Middlesex Township officials and residents have tangled over the prospect of increased gas development in the area, which is about 35 miles north of Pittsburgh. In May, the conflict hit the courts.

Clean Water Rule also concerns shale gas industry

Thursday, July 9, 2015

The extension of the Clean Water Act concerns farmers, but also energy companies.

Marcellus and Utica shale update: Permitting slows in some counties, soars in others

Thursday, July 9, 2015

There are currently 1,943 permits issued for wells in the Utica shale in Ohio and 1,520 wells have been drilled.

DUG East 2015: Drilling is slow in 2015, however recovery is near

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Companies represented made it clear that drilling and producing has been slowed by commodity prices, but showed they are confident the industry will rebound.

Ohio Supreme Court: Which Dormant Mineral Act applies?

Thursday, July 2, 2015

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled on one case dealing with the Ohio Dormant Minerals Act and has heard the arguments on another. The questions remains: Which Ohio Dormant Minerals Act applies?

Ohio’s producing wells as of May 2015 (infographic)

Thursday, June 11, 2015

During the month of May, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 44 new permits in Ohio.

Economist predicts bright future for oil- and gas-producing region

Monday, May 18, 2015

American Petroleum Institute Chief Economist John Felmy: Of the myriad market forces that have brought about the recent drop of crude oil prices worldwide, shale has had the most impact.


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