COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is creating new, stronger permit conditions for deep oil or gas drilling near faults or areas of past seismic activity. The new policies, announced April 11, are in response to recent seismic events in Poland Township (Mahoning County) at a well owned by Hilcorp Energy Company, that […]
The ODNR announced new, stronger permit conditions for drilling near faults or areas of past seismic activity April 11.
HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Environmental Protection announced that the hearing sessions on an application for gas well spacing units, or spacing order, received from Hilcorp Energy Co., have been scheduled for May 7 and May 8. “We successfully secured a delay in order to ensure the public was properly informed on this important […]
The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District is completing negotiations for an oil and gas lease for Utica Shale development for nearly 6,700 acres at Piedmont Lake in Belmont and Harrison counties.
PITTSBURGH — The Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Bureau of Radiation Protection (BRP) said that data collected in response to the recent Chevron well fire in Greene County showed no radiation levels above normal “background” levels. On Feb. 13 and 14, DEP’s BRP responded to the Chevron well fire in Greene County to ensure the […]
Harrison County is leading the way for the number of Utica shale permits issued in the state of Ohio.
One oil and gas driller has come under fire in Pennsylvania for excessive royalty deductions, but proposed state legislation could protect landowners in a similar position.
Chesapeake Energy is under scrutiny by top Pennsylvania officials, after Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett sent a letter to Chesapeake about its business practices involving royalties.
A third plan for the proposed severance tax may be on its way to the Ohio Statehouse.
The Utica shale is no longer a secret and the future is bright for the oil and gas industry through 2020.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director James Zehringer says everything is being done to ensure water supplies are not affected by any process of the Utica shale drilling process.
From 2013-2030, shale gas production will increase by 65 percent, and in 2030, it will account for 48 percent of the total U.S. natural gas supply.
There were seven permits issued in Belmont County during December, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
ODNR releases third quarter production numbers from Ohio’s oil and gas wells.
PITTSBURGH, Pa. — CONSOL Energy Inc. is providing an update on Marcellus shale well results from several CONSOL-operated drilling pads in Washington County, Pa. Pennsylvania The eleven wells on three pads had an average lateral length of 5,300 feet and were completed with some combination of shorter stage lengths, reduced cluster spacing, and other enhanced […]
RICHMOND, Va.— Dominion, one of the nation’s largest energy companies, has contracted to deliver 500,000 dekatherms per day of natural gas produced in West Virginia to various interconnections with pipelines in Ohio, as producers look westward to seek new markets for Marcellus production. The company also has closed on agreements with two natural gas producers […]
COLUMBUS — Reports from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) show the development of Ohio’s mineral resources in 2012 produced more than $2.7 billion worth of geologic commodities, including increases in the extracted amount of oil, natural gas, limestone, sand and gravel. The 2012 Report on Ohio Mineral Industries: An Annual Summary of the […]
Proposed Unity Pipeline route goes north from Kensington, Ohio, plant to Mantua, in Portage County, then west.
Nov. 21 webinar highlights Pa. county’s effort to manage shale gas development.
So far, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has issued 899 permits in Ohio and 561 wells have been drilled as a result. Currently, there are 34 drilling rigs in Ohio.