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Expert Looks for Major ‘Ramp-Up’ of Ohio’s Uitca Shale Drilling in 2014

By Bob Downing Beacon Journal staff writer Published: February 20, 2014 – 08:02 PM MAYFIELD HEIGHTS: Ohio’s Utica shale is likely to get a “dramatic ramp-up” in 2014 and may get an even-bigger boost if technologies can be developed to tap its crude oil in the future, said the head of the Ohio Oil and [...]

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Shale Drillers Getting Better Grip in Utica’s Potential

Friday, November 15, 2013 By Dan O’Brien PITTSBURGH — After three years, oil and gas companies exploring Ohio’s Utica shale are getting a better grasp on how the play is unfolding, and are devising more efficient methods to profitably extract dry gas and natural gas liquids from the rock. And, executives say, there is the [...]

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Antero Resources to add 5th Drilling Rig in Utica Shale

By Bob Downing Beacon Journal staff writer Published: November 7, 2013 – 07:59 PM   Colorado-based Antero Resources Corp. is adding a fifth drilling rig in the Utica shale in southeast Ohio. That rig is slated to continue drilling in Ohio through 2014, the company said. The company has drilled 12 wells, including some of [...]

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Ohio Oil Rig Count on the Rise

Exciting news as Ohio is now ahead of West Virginia when is comes to drilling rigs operating in the respective states at 23 to 32 respectively. We are also gaining ground on Pennsylvania as the gap is closing and we’re only 26 rigs behind our neighbor to the east. P.O.W.E.R. applauds these numbers and hopes [...]

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Drilling Bonanza Benefits Some, Bypasses Others in Noble County

By  Dan Gearino The Columbus Dispatch Monday June 10, 2013 11:07 CALDWELL, Ohio — Farmers who struggled all their lives to pay the bills can see a future, almost within reach, of island vacations and college funds for the grandkids. The money would come from the oil and gas industry, which has put drilling rigs [...]

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Grueling Work, Rich Rewards Loom at Ground Zero of the Drilling Boom

By CHRISTOPHER KOCHERA TheNewsOutlet.org LISBON On a brisk March morning in a field off of state Route 172 in Lisbon, the air is filled with the rumble of machinery and the smell of diesel fuel. Combine that with the gray skies, the bare trees and the drilling equipment, and the scene it creates isn’t exactly [...]

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Horizontal Well Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing are not an Issue in Oklahoma

Oklahoma City– The origin of Ohio’s hoped-for shale gas and oil bonanza starts here, more than a thousand miles southwest of the Buckeye State.

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Pipeline Projects Coming Along Slowly

YOUNGSTOWN Oil and gas infrastructure projects announced throughout the region in the past six months have been slow to materialize, as midstream companies continue finalizing their plans for the billions expected to be spent on them. Since September, several projects have been announced for Northeast and Southeast Ohio, with the companies detailing when those projects [...]

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Anadarko Petroleum Reportedly Halting Drilling in Ohio

A Houston-based drilling company has suspended plans to drill for oil and gas in the shale beneath the Wilds animal preserve in Muskingum County, and quite possibly the rest of Ohio.

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Crews Prep New Well

Lordstown will be the site of another Halcon Resources natural gas well soon if indications the company has given Trumbull County are on target.

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