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 [...]
JOHNSTON TWP, Ohio – Damage to one roadway in Trumbull County is prompting a change in how the county does business with oil and gas companies. Neighbors living along Fisher Corinth Road, in Johnston Township, say when Dominion began constructing a compressor station down the road, that’s when the roadway began to fall apart. CLICK [...]
By James B. Kelleher REUTERS Sunday June 16, 2013 8:46 AM YOUNGSTOWN — This city has been down for so long, it’s hard to believe what’s risen up here in the heart of America’s “Rust Belt.” On an industrial site littered with scrap metal, a French-Japanese joint venture called Vallourec Star has just opened a [...]
Under a compromise reached between the energy industry and the Illinois General Assembly, companies would get a break on severance, or “extraction,” taxes if more than half their workers are from Illinois and receive prevailing wages. Click HERE for article Here’s the text of the entire bill: http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/98/SB/PDF/09800SB1715ham001.pdf Including this key section: Section [...]
Owner Township Well Oil (barrels) Gas (MCF) Days Ashland County Devon Clear Creek EICHELBERGER DAVID 1H 0 0 102 Belmont County Gulfport Kirkwood SHUGERT 1H 257 0 5 PDC Energy Richland HICKENBOTTOM 1 0 5,370 290 Gulfport Warren SHUGERT 1H 373 0 5 Carroll County Chesapeake Augusta CALVIN MANGUN 8H 7,144 239,021 152 Chesapeake Augusta [...]
By DAN SHINGLER 9:25 am, April 19, 2013 So, is the Utica shale boom over? That was the impression some observers said was created by an April 15 Bloomberg news story titled, “Ohio’s $500 billion oil dream fades as Utica turns gassy.” But those observers say people who think the Utica is a [...]
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 [...]
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.
Federal government wants 11 states, including Ohio, to start reporting gas/oil production results on a monthly basis. Ohio has some of the most lax reporting laws in the nation requiring drillers to only report annually.
A lack of transparency Community leaders and investors say Ohio’s oil and gas reporting requirements give them pause By Dan McGraw 4:30 am, March 29, 2013 The lack of transparency within this industry is glaring to say the least. From only once a year production reporting to no revealing data on who works at [...]
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