Utica

Ohio E&P Consolidation Continued in 2018 as Oil, NatGas Volumes Jumped

Even fewer independent operators pushed combined conventional and unconventional natural gas production to new highs in Ohio last year, as the consolidation that’s occurred in the state over the last decade continued, according to data included in the Ohio Oil and Gas Association’s (OOGA) annual Debrosse Memorial Report.

March 15, 2019

Utica Spacing Bill Fails in West Virginia, but New Rules May Modernize Law

A high-priority bill to modernize deep well spacing laws has failed in West Virginia, where the legislature’s 60-day regular session came to an end last weekend with mixed results for the oil and natural gas industry.

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

CNX Says Casing Possibly at Fault in Utica Well Incident

CNX Resources Corp. continues to investigate how it lost control of a deep, dry Utica Shale well in southwest Pennsylvania late last month, but the company revealed in a regulatory filing that it faulty casing could be to blame.

February 11, 2019

CNX Moves to Kill Unruly Utica Well in Southwest Pennsylvania

CNX Resources Corp. has started efforts to kill a deep, dry Utica Shale well in southwest Pennsylvania that it lost control of late last month.

February 4, 2019
CNX Plans to Stay Nimble in Case Natural Gas Outlook Improves

CNX Plans to Stay Nimble in Case Natural Gas Outlook Improves

CNX Resources Corp. on Thursday signaled a cautious approach for its operations this year, laying out a flexible plan for “minimum” activity that could increase if the outlook for natural gas improves in the coming months.

February 1, 2019
Antero Surpasses 3 Bcfe/d Milestone in Appalachia

Antero Surpasses 3 Bcfe/d Milestone in Appalachia

Appalachian pure-play Antero Resources Corp. turned more wells to sales in the third quarter than it has during any period in its history following a packed stretch of activity that will allow the company to slow down as the year comes to an end.

November 7, 2018
Eclipse Resources Encouraged By First Pennsylvania Utica Well

Eclipse Resources Encouraged By First Pennsylvania Utica Well

Eclipse Resources Corp. said Thursday that its first Utica Shale well in north-central Pennsylvania came online at 32 MMcf/d and has continued to perform at that rate for more than 30 days, exceeding the company’s expectations in an underdeveloped part of the play.

November 2, 2018
Utica, SCOOP Keep Driving Production Gains for Gulfport

Utica, SCOOP Keep Driving Production Gains for Gulfport

Strong core production from the Utica Shale and the South Central Oklahoma Oil Province (SCOOP) again helped Gulfport Energy Corp. increase volumes in the third quarter, even though it turned fewer wells to sales than analysts had expected.

October 19, 2018
Ohio Reports Sharp Uptick in Unconventional Oil Production

Ohio Reports Sharp Uptick in Unconventional Oil Production

Ohio’s unconventional oil production bounced back in the second quarter, reaching 4.5 million bbl, an 11% increase from the year-ago period, according to data released by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

August 29, 2018