ExxonMobil Planning to Build A Second Cracker Plant in Pennsylvania?

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) ExxonMobil is looking to do a cracker in Western Pennsylvania or environs and it could be in the same vicinity as Shell’s. Pennsylvania is still rising! Leave it to ace reporter Paul Gough from the Pittsburgh Business Times to unearth some earth-shattering news–that ExxonMobil is actively looking at locations in Beaver

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Drillers pay Ohio counties $141.9M in taxes

Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Belmont, Guernsey, Jefferson, Monroe and Noble counties in Ohio received $141.9 million in real estate property taxes from drilling from 2010-2017, according to the report released Wednesday by the Ohio Oil and Gas Association and Energy in Depth. Kallanish Energy Reported the top three counties benefiting from tax collections during the same period

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Shale Gas News – October 5, 2019

Bill desRosiersExternal Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas … … The Shale Gas News, heard every Saturday at 10 AM on 94.3 FM, 1510 AM and Sundays on YesFM, talked about property taxes, National Grid, Wolf’s climate plan and much more last week. The Shale Gas News has grown again; welcome Gem 104 as our FOURTH station!

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – October 5, 2019

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Natural Gas NOW readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about natural gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. Disingenuous Daylin Leach Proposes PA Fracking Ban I’ve met Senator Pennsylvania Senator Daylin Leach. Indeed, I have testified

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Ohio natural gas and oil production increase in Q2

During the second quarter of 2019, natural gas and oil production from Ohio’s horizontal wells saw increases, according to data released by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Horizontal natural gas wells produced over 614 billion cubic feet from the beginning of March through the end of June — an increase of .78% from the first

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Natural gas production expects increase from 7 basins/plays in US

The Energy Information Administration projects natural gas production in the seven most productive basins and plays in the U.S. to rise 469 million cubic feet per day (Mmcf/d) from September to October, according to Kallanish Energy. Gas production will increase to more than 82.36 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d), up from 81.89 Bcf/d in

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Ascent receives four more permits in Utica-Point Pleasant shale

Four permits for drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale were issued to Ascent Resources Utica by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in the week ended Sept. 14, according to The Youngstown Business Journal. Ascent Resources received two permits for drilling in Belmont County and two for Harrison County. The final permit issued in the

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US producible gas volume jumps in latest biennial survey

Energy industry experts who comprise the Potential Gas Committee announced Wednesday the volume of producible natural gas in the U.S. has jumped roughly 20% since their last assessment two years ago. The increase of 557 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) reported by the Pgc is the highest assessment in its 54-year history. The organization estimates total

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Shale Gas News – September 7, 2019

Bill desRosiersExternal Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas … … The Shale Gas News, heard every Saturday at 10 AM on 94.3 FM, 1510 AM and Sundays on YesFM, talked about methane emissions, offshore drilling, New York gas moratorium and much more last week. The Shale Gas News has grown again; welcome Gem 104 as our FOURTH

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15 drilling permits issued in Utica/Point Pleasant shale

Last week the Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued 15 permits for horizontal well drilling in the Utica-Point Pleasant shale, according to The Youngstown Business Journal. Ascent Resources Utica LLC received nine of the 15 permits — four in Belmont County, two in Harrison County and three in Jefferson County. EAP Ohio LLC received five permits

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Oil production jumps 9.5% in Ohio’s Utica Shale

In the second quarter of 2019, oil production in Ohio’s Utica Shale jumped 9.5%, according to data released by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources on Tuesday. Oil production totaled 5,813,755 barrels in the second quarter, which is an increase over the 4,488,104 barrels during the same period a year ago, according to Kallanish Energy.

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Pipeline Blockades in Mid-Atlantic Obscure Huge Progress Elsewhere

Garland L. Thompson, Esq.Journalist and Author, Philadelphia Garland Thompson tells us not to be distracted by pipeline blockades in the politically correct Northeast because shale gas is headed south in a big way. News that a U.S. court upheld Maryland’s refusal to permit a planned 3.5-mile gas pipeline to cross state land to reach West

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Eight permits issued for drillers in Utica/Point Pleasant shale

During the week ended Aug. 24, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources issued eight permits for horizontal well drilling in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play, according to The Youngstown Business Journal. Ascent Resources received the most permits with four in Jefferson County. EAP Ohio ::C received three permits for wells in Harrison County. XTO Energy

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Leadership: Toby Rice and EQT Plan to Make Money on $2.00 Gas

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) Toby Rice is not your typical corporate honcho. He tackles challenges in new and different ways. He’s truly leading EQT and aims to make money on $2 gas. For years MDN has observed that Cabot Oil & Gas is one of the few Marcellus/Utica drilling companies that can “spin

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Appalachian Basin puts US gas production on pace to set record

The seven most productive, unconventional shale plays and basins in the Lower 48 U.S. states are projected to set a natural gas production record from August to September, according to the Energy Information Administration August Drilling Productivity Report. more than half of the production increase will be driven by the Marcellus and Utica shale plays

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