Saturday, March 24, 2018
Guernsey Co. well rig

As of November 2017, more than 1,800 wells have been drilled in the Utica-Point Pleasant, and more than 11,300 wells have been drilled in the Marcellus shale.
Rover pipeline construction

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 70 new drilling permits in the Utica and Point Pleasant shales the past two months. Of the 323 permits issued to date in 2017, 81 have been drilled, but only two are in production.
Wyoming County, Pennsylvania

Kalnin Ventures, on behalf of Thai energy giant Banpu, buys 34 wells in the Marcellus shale of Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, from Zena Energy.
Guernsey Co. well rig

There were 268 oil and gas drilling permits issued in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale play, and 112 permits issued in Ohio’s Utica play in March/April.
oil and gas drilling horizontal leg record

Eclipse Resources Corporation successfully drilled its newest record-setting “super-lateral” well, the Great Scott 3H in less than 17 days. The Ohio well had a total measured depth of 27,400 feet and lateral extension of 19,300 feet.
US EIA natural gas production report from 2016

Pennsylvania and Ohio had the two largest annual natural gas production increases from 2015 to 2016, reflecting higher production from the Utica and Marcellus shale plays.
shale well

Ohio’s natural gas production from Utica Shale play wells was up 43.39% in 2016.
Pennsylvania State Senate

Two Pa. Senate bills, addressing gas royalty protection, were passed Jan. 30, 48-0. They now await action by the House — for the third consecutive year.
driling rig

Ohio issued 76 unconventional well permits so far this year and Pennsylvania, 196, a sign production is continuing on a steady pace (and definitely above last year's levels).
liquified natural gas exports

Liquefied natural gas exports expected to drive growth in U.S. natural gas trade; U.S. could be net exporter of natural gas by 2018.
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