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Utica and Marcellus well activity in Ohio

Numbers in the Utica Shale have adjusted a little bit since last week’s report, unfortunately not so much in the Marcellus shale in Ohio.  However, Ohio has gotten a lot of attention lately when it comes to ethane cracker projects.  One company in particular is coming across seas in hopes of building a plant. PTT Public Company Ltd., a state-owned ...

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A Thai energy company says hello to eastern Ohio

As reported by the Columbus Business First, a Thai energy company has shifted its eyes towards eastern Ohio and is considering building an ethane cracker plant in the region. Bangkok-based PTT Public Company Ltd, a state-owned company that is worth over $92 billion, has interest in developing the complex located in Belmont County, Ohio.  The county is known as one ...

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Utica Shale: Weak vs. Strong is coming

Chris Doyle, the executive vice president of operations for Chesapeake Energy Corp., believes that over the next few years it will be clear who the weak and strong are in the Utica shale. Doyle’s experience in the Utica Shale started back in 2011 while managing the Appalachian division of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. At the time, the company had acquired about ...

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Summit Midstream plans Utica Shale natural gas pipeline system

Dallas-based Summit Midstream Partners reached an agreement with XTO Energy Inc. to develop a Utica Shale natural gas gathering system servicing XTO’s natural gas production from Belmont and Monroe counties in southeastern Ohio. The system will be owned and developed by a new indirect subsidiary of Summit Investments, Summit Midstream Utica, LLC. XTO, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil, will serve as ...

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Rice Energy reports impressive results from ‘Bigfoot’ Utica well

Rice Energy has reported that over the past five months its ‘Bigfoot’ well in Ohio’s Utica Shale formation has produced about 2 billion cubic feet of natural gas, according to The Times Leader. The latest production numbers indicate that the owners of mineral rights should begin to see substantial royalty checks in the near future. The average price for natural ...

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Ohio well worker killed in equipment accident

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Rice Energy press release CANONSBURG, PA – April 7, 2014 – Rice Energy Inc. has confirmed a fatal injury to a subcontractor’s employee in Belmont County, Ohio. The incident occurred on April 5th when an employee of a subcontractor was placing a large piece of their equipment on an inactive side of the location prior to commencement of completion operations ...

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