Tuesday, April 15, 2014

What's New in Ohio's Utica Shale

The April 12, 2014 release of Ohio Utica/Point Pleasant shale activity report showed twelve new permits issued for the week, dominated by XTO Energy with eight new permits, all in Belmont County. CNX Gas added three new permits, two in Monroe County and one in Noble County. Statoil came in with one new permit in Monroe county. A map of the newly permitted wells is found below.

New Permits issued week of April 6, 2014

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The same report also showed a total of 141 wells drilling, up eight from the prior week. Belmont county again showed up as the biggest gainer in wells drilling, with thirteen wells drilling, up from just six in the prior week. A map of all wells classified as drilling is found below.

Wells classified as "Drilling" as of April  12, 2014

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List summary of wells classified as "Drilling"