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  • Utica Shale Well Activity as of July 15

    July 18, 2017

    New Philadelphia Times Reporter. DRILLED: 283 (277 as of last week) DRILLING: 179 (176) PERMITTED: 500 (504) PRODUCING: 1,590 (1,587) TOTAL: 2,552 (2,544)   Ten horizontal permits were issued during the week that ended July 15, and 23 rigs were operating in the Utica Shale. [...]

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  • Oil and Gas Production Rises in the Utica

    July 18, 2017

    Youngstown Business Journal. Oil and gas production in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale is projected to rise next month as exploration activity continues to trend upward in the shale play, according to the latest data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. EIA’s Drilling Productivity Rep [...]

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  • Forecast for Natural Gas Production Shows 3 Percent a Year Growth

    July 18, 2017

    Kent WKSU 89.7. The U.S. oil and gas industry may be rebounding after nearly four years of decline. The International Energy Agency is now forecasting a nearly 3 percent per year output for the next five years. And, the agency predicts that shale gas will lead the way with the Marcellus and Utica p [...]

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  • Agency Briefs

    July 17, 2017

    Gongwer News Service Ohio. Natural Resources: The Division of Oil and Gas Resources Management reported a total of 2,544 permits had been issued for drilling in the Utica shale, with 2,040 wells drilled and 1,587 wells producing, as of July 8. Click here to view the original article. [...]

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  • API Releases 50-State Analysis of Natural Gas Benefits

    July 13, 2017

    Farm and Dairy. In 2015, natural gas supported more than 4 million jobs across the country, from production to end uses like manufacturing. That number is expected to rise to 6 million jobs by 2040. That’s according to a new study, released June 27, by the American Petroleum Institute, a natio [...]

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  • Local Officials Miffed at Ohio Legislature’s Appropriation of Funds

    July 12, 2017

    Steubenville WTOV 9 NBC. Earlier this week, the Ohio legislature removed $15 million from the Oil and Gas Severance Fund to pay for a lawsuit settlement with landowners near Grand Lake St. Mary's in Northwestern Ohio. It's a decision that left local, elected officials outraged. "For the state [...]

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