Marcellus

Penn State Researchers Tout Low-Cost Method for Discovering Marcellus Gas

Penn State Researchers Tout Low-Cost Method for Discovering Marcellus Gas

Pennsylvania State University researchers have developed a method that may help producers more easily identify natural gas-rich areas in the Marcellus Shale for exploratory wells.

September 6, 2019

DOE’s Marcellus Research Underway on New West Virginia Well

The Marcellus Shale Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (MSEEL) is at work on its latest well at a new site in West Virginia, examining a 139-foot core sample taken from the formation that could yield more data to improve unconventional development in the Appalachian Basin.

July 31, 2019
Cabot Sees Appalachian NatGas Prices Falling After Brief Boost

Cabot Sees Appalachian NatGas Prices Falling After Brief Boost

Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. during the first quarter saw the benefits of additional natural gas takeaway capacity and other local demand sources that came online late last year, realizing its best differential since early 2013.

April 29, 2019
Marcellus Activity Slows as BHGE’s U.S. Rig Count Drops to 1,022

Marcellus Activity Slows as BHGE’s U.S. Rig Count Drops to 1,022

A sharp decline in the Marcellus Shale spurred a retreat in the overall U.S. rig count during the week ended April 12, as the total number of domestic rigs fell to 1,022, according to data from Baker Hughes, a GE Company (BHGE).

April 12, 2019
Four U.S. Natural Gas Rigs Raised as BHGE’s Oil Count Surges

Four U.S. Natural Gas Rigs Raised as BHGE’s Oil Count Surges

The United States added four natural gas rigs to reach 194 units during the week ended Friday (April 5), while oil activity saw a sharp rebound following recent declines, according to data from Baker Hughes, a GE Company (BHGE).

April 5, 2019

Williams Ensures Appalachia Midstream Capacity with Canada Pension Plan JV

While some producers and midstreamers have shifted their focus from the Marcellus and Utica shales to oilier, more lucrative plays, pipeline giant Williams is expanding its Appalachian position by purchasing with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) the remaining 38% stake in Utica East Ohio (UEO) Midstream.

March 20, 2019

Equitrans Takes More Appalachian Midstream Assets in $1.03B Deal

Equitrans Midstream Corp. said Thursday that it has reached a deal with Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners to acquire two midstream systems in the Appalachian Basin for $1.03 billion, marking its first strategic transaction since it separated from EQT Corp. late last year.

March 14, 2019
Ohio Unconventional Natural Gas Production Hits Record Level in 2018

Ohio Unconventional Natural Gas Production Hits Record Level in 2018

Unconventional natural gas production in Ohio exceeded 2 Tcf for the first time last year, as volumes set another record in the fourth quarter, according to new state data.

March 13, 2019

Encino Dividing Focus Evenly Among Wet, Dry Natural Gas in Ohio’s Utica

Houston-based Encino Energy LLC last month took over drilling and completion operations on a massive Utica Shale position in Ohio that it acquired late last year in a $2 billion deal from the play’s pioneer Chesapeake Energy Corp., with plans for steady growth in the state as it works to make the assets its own.

March 11, 2019

Cabot Comes Up Dry in Ohio, Ending Exploratory Efforts

Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. on Friday said exploratory efforts in north-central Ohio, where it has been working over the last two years to breathe new life into old oilfields with unconventional drilling, would end because of poor results.

February 22, 2019