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Shale Results

Marcellus and Utica shale: Southeastern Ohio continues to lead the way

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection issued 183 permits to drill new wells and 22 were issued granting permission to drill deeper.

Research shows residual hydraulic fracturing water no risk to groundwater

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Hydraulic fracturing, fracking or hydrofracturing, raises many concerns about potential environmental impacts, especially water contamination.

Joint venture means more gas gathering and processing in southern Utica

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Pipelines and processing facility expansions in the southern Utica are on the way.

Infographic: Ohio’s top producing wells as of Sept. 2014

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Ohio’s top producing shale wells as of Sept. 2014.

Utica shale: Quarterly production reports show boom

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Horizontal wells produced more gas in three months than all Ohio wells produced in 2012.

Eclipse lists production from wells in Monroe, Harrison counties

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Eclipse Resources Corporation recently released production figures from two of the company’s pad locations consisting of a total of seven Utica Shale wells.

New look at what’s in fracking fluids raises red flags

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

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.

Marcellus and Utica shale: Pennsylvania still leading the way

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

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.

Ohio Supreme Court to hear mineral rights case

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The case is gaining interest because the decision could impact landowners in Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Jefferson, Mahoning, Monroe and Noble counties.

Infographic: Ohio producing wells as of July 31, 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

As of July 31, 2014, drilled and producing wells were located in 16 Ohio counties.

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