Belmont

Ohio Commits Another $20M to Complete Site Work for Proposed Ethane Cracker

Ohio has contributed another $20 million to finish site preparation work in Belmont County for a proposed multi-billion dollar ethane cracker.

February 11, 2020
XTO Well in Ohio Still Spewing Natural Gas After Blowout

XTO Well in Ohio Still Spewing Natural Gas After Blowout

Crews were still working Tuesday on a plan to cap a Utica Shale well that XTO Energy Inc. and its contractors lost control of last Thursday in Ohio’s Belmont County.

February 20, 2018

Truck Carrying Oil/Gas Wastewater Spills 5,000 Gallons in Ohio

A semi-truck hauling oil and natural gas wastewater through Southeast Ohio left the road and crashed into a field, spilling 5,000 gallons of the fluid into a stream that empties into a drinking water reservoir, state regulators said Thursday.

March 11, 2016
Just Three Producers Drive Ohio’s 2Q Shale Oil/Gas Production

Just Three Producers Drive Ohio’s 2Q Shale Oil/Gas Production

An analysis of state data shows that just three operators accounted for more than 70% of Ohio’s unconventional oil and gas production in the second quarter.

August 31, 2015

Rice Energy Inks Another Deal With Belmont County, OH

Pure-play Appalachian operator Rice Energy Inc. continues to scoop up land in Belmont County, OH, where all of its Utica Shale operations are centered, inking a more than $3.4 million deal Tuesday with county commissioners for another 424 gross acres.

June 13, 2014

Ohio Reports More Oil, Less Gas Produced in 2011

Ohio wells produced about 73.3 Bcf of natural gas and 4.9 million bbl of oil in 2011, according to a report released this week by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) Division of Oil and Gas Resources Management.

December 7, 2012