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Rig Count Stays Steady at 19 in the Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported Monday that the rig count in eastern Ohio’s Utica shale remained unchanged at 19 during the week ended Dec. 3 versus the previous week, while permit activity increased. ODNR data show that four energy companies drilling in the Utica were awarded 13 new permits for […]

Feds Approve Environmental Impact of Nexus Pipeline

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission yesterday issued a final environmental analysis that likely clears the way for construction of a 256-mile pipeline that will stretch from Columbiana County to Michigan and connect with an existing pipeline into Canada. The Nexus pipeline project, a partnership between Spectra Energy Partners, Texas Eastern Transmission, DTE […]

Rig Count Stands at 19 in Ohio Utica

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Permitting activity was light last week, but the rig count is showing signs of strength across the Utica shale in Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The rig count stood at 19 for the week ended Nov. 26, ODNR said. The previous week, the number stood at 21 and […]


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