A total of 205 horizontal wells were drilled in Ohio’s Utica Shale through Jan. 5, and seven more were drilled in the state’s portion of the Marcellus Shale , according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
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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.
The supervisor of Ohio’s Wayne National Forest (WNF) on Monday said an in-depth study has proved that there is no need to amend the forest’s six-year-old land and resource management plan nor to supplement the environmental impact statement (EIS) to address possible surface impacts from unconventional drilling.
Piedmont Natural Gas has completed its Wayne County Pipeline Project, which will provide natural gas delivery service to a new gas-fueled combined-cycle power plant at Progress Energy’s H.F. Lee Energy Complex near Goldsboro, NC, the company said Monday.
Columbia Gas (TCO) declared a force majeure following an oil pump failure on a unit at Walbridge Compressor Station in Wayne County, WV. Coupled with a Line P construction outage, the oil pump failure has resulted in the inability to receive production from meters on Lines BM-39 and BM-19, TCO said. Operating capacity at 18 meters was taken to zero Tuesday, while capacity at another meter was allocated downward by 14%.
Laflin, PA-based coal company Silverbrook Anthracite has leased approximately 1,635 acres for Marcellus Shale gas exploration in Lackawanna County, PA, to a Texas land services firm in what county officials are calling the largest such lease ever recorded in the northeastern Pennsylvania county.
Colorado U.S. Sens. Wayne Allard and Ken Salazar this week reached a compromise of sorts for the Roan Plateau region, introducing federal legislation that would assist four northwestern counties most affected by the booming natural gas industry.
Sen. Wayne Allard (R-CO) Friday has called on FERC to approve this week Colorado Interstate Co.’s (CIG) proposed High Plains Expansion Project that would serve growing natural gas demand along the Colorado Front Range, particularly in the Denver metropolitan area.
Sen. Wayne Allard (R-CO) Friday called on FERC to promptly approve Colorado Interstate Co.’s (CIG) proposed High Plains Expansion Project that would serve growing natural gas demand along the Colorado Front Range, particularly in the Denver metropolitan area.
Legislation to prevent natural gas drilling on the Roan Plateau would destroy “years of effort” by locals who support energy exploration, Sen. Wayne Allard (R-CO) said last month.