Thursday, September 4, 2014

Utica Shale in Harrison County Ohio - A Hotbed of Activity

Harrison County at the center of current Utica Shale activity in Ohio
There is perhaps no county hotter than Harrison county when it comes to activity in the Utica Shale. The county either leads or is in second place in a number of categories and based on recent permitting activity the positions are likely to at least hold.

Harrison County's distinctions (based on the August 30, 2014 Ohio DNR Report)
2nd in total wells at any stage (266), led by Carroll (430)
1st in wells drilling (52), 2nd is Guernsey (50)
2nd in wells permitted only (78), led by Belmont (86)
2nd in wells producing (75), led by Carroll (258)
1st in permits issued in August 2014 (18), followed by Belmont (16)
2nd in permits issued so far this year (47), lead by Belmont (73)
2nd in total oil produced from Q1 2013 through Q1 2014

Harrison County Utica Shale map
Below is a map of Harrison county and its Utica Shale Wells. The map includes surface locations as white squares, well paths, and bottom hole locations. Select the bottom hole locations to see production numbers from Q1 2013 through Q1 2014, along with any other data readily available, including TVD of some of the wells, extracted from All other data is extracted from the Ohio DNR.

Legend: Green=Producing, Red=Drilling, Gray=Drilled, Yellow=Permitted only.

Harrison County Township map

Harrison County Ohio Township Map