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.