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Jamison Cocklin

Jamison Cocklin joined the staff of NGI in November 2013 to cover the Appalachian Basin. He was appointed Senior Editor, LNG in October 2019, and then to Managing Editor, LNG in February 2024. Prior to joining NGI, he worked as a business and energy reporter at the Youngstown Vindicator, covering the regional economy and the Utica Shale play. He also served as a city reporter at the Bangor Daily News and did freelance work for the Associated Press. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from the University of Maine.

Laredo, Newfield Plan on Billion Dollar Budgets for 2014

Two independent producers unveiled their capital expenditure budgets this week and gave an early update on production guidance for 2014 in basins stretching from Texas to the Rocky Mountains.

December 10, 2013

Rice Energy Next Appalachian Operator to Go Public

It appears as though Rice Energy Inc. will become the next pure-play Appalachian operator to go public after the company confirmed months of rumors this week that it plans to make an offering sometime in the next month and begin trading shares during the first quarter.

December 10, 2013

Cabot Reports Stellar Results at 10-well Marcellus Pad

Cabot Oil and Gas Corp. (COG) impressed the marketplace on Monday with some astonishing results from a 10-well pad in the Marcellus Shale, delivering on a promise to up its game there with longer laterals, more frack stages and more efficient well pads.

December 9, 2013
EIA: Marcellus in December to Close on 14 Bcf/d and 18% of U.S. Production

EIA: Marcellus in December to Close on 14 Bcf/d and 18% of U.S. Production

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said Monday that the Marcellus Shale region is expected to provide 18% of the country’s natural gas production in December as more takeaway capacity has come online and operators continue to maximize drilling efficiencies in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

December 9, 2013

New Bill Stokes Further Debate on Ohio Oil, Gas Severance Tax

A group of Republicans in the Ohio House of Representatives have once again thrust the state’s oil and gas severance tax onto center stage by proposing a modest increase in the rate operators currently pay for production in the Utica Shale.

December 6, 2013

Rex Reports Positive Results in Utica, Marcellus

Rex Energy Corp. on Friday reported favorable results for five wells in the Warrior South prospect, an area of Ohio in the Utica Shale, and provided an update on four wells it placed into sales in Western Pennsylvania.

December 6, 2013

Ohio Exceeds 1,000 Horizontal Drilling Permits

Ohio has reached a milestone of sorts, surpassing its 1,000th drilling permit last month in what sources say represents the oil and gas industry’s early satisfaction with the Utica Shale and highlights the continued push to develop the play.

December 6, 2013

Marathon Focused on Midstream Growth

Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) says it will focus strongly on its midstream and retail businesses to balance earnings from the company’s refining and marketing segment, as growing U.S. onshore oil and gas production has opened more opportunities for the nation’s fourth largest refiner.

December 5, 2013

Atex Begins Accepting Ethane as NGLs Grow in Appalachia

Enterprise Products Partners (EPP) said Thursday the process of injecting ethane into the Appalachia-to-Texas Express (Atex) pipeline began late last month and will continue until the end of the year, with commercial service expected to begin in January.

December 5, 2013

Marathon Provides Details on New Utica Pipeline

MPLX, the master limited partnership formed by Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) last year to operate and acquire midstream assets, has plans for a new 49-mile pipeline that will carry crude oil, condensates and natural gas from the Utica Shale in Southeast Ohio to MPC’s refinery in Canton, OH.

December 5, 2013