• Don’t Take the Utica Shale for Granted

    March 11, 2013

    Less than three years into Ohio’s Utica shale development and it is becoming apparent that we are in the midst of a once in a generation opportunity for Ohio.  But, even though there is plenty of reason for optimism and excitement, we must be careful not to take this emerging industry for grante [...]

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  • UPDATE: Wellsville Sees Expanding Investment, Expanding Opportunity Thanks to Shale Development

    March 9, 2013

    UPDATE (3/9/13 12:00 pm ET): The Wellsville Intermodal Park is continuing to be a success story in Columbiana County.  With only about 14 acres left in total, the facility is seeing an increase of work for companies who have set up shop. Pier 48 Stevedoring LLC operates the 60-ton overhead riv [...]

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  • UPDATE: Shale Development Bringing Investment Across Ohio River Valley

    March 7, 2013

    UPDATE (03/07/13 6:00 am ET): Ohio may be seeing more midstream facilities in the coming year.  At a conference last year, information surfaced pointing to Kinder Morgan building a processing plant.  According to the Akron Beacon Journal, company spokesman Richard Wheatley said Kinder Morgan [...]

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  • Chesapeake Energy Finding Promising Returns in Ohio River Valley

    March 6, 2013

    Last year, Chesapeake Energy released the results of its Buell 8H well in Archer Township, Harrison County, to much fanfare. The returns – a peak rate of 9.5 million cubic feet per day of natural gas and 1,425 barrels per day of natural gas liquids and oil (3,010 barrels of oil equivalent) per d [...]

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  • Utica Remains Gulfport Energy’s Main Focus in 2013

    March 5, 2013

    During Gulfport Energy’s 4th quarter earnings call, Gulfport CEO Jim Palm reiterated that the Utica/Point Pleasant will be their number one priority in 2013.  Gulfport Energy spudded 14 gross wells in 2012 with 2 in production, 8 wells completed and in their resting period, 2 wells waiting to [...]

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  • Utica Shale helping Youngstown’s economy rebound

    March 4, 2013

    Columbus Business First. Youngstown, an old steel town in Ohio's eastern Rust Belt, is reinventing itself through a surprisingly diversified economy,reports the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The downtrodden city's improbable comeback has garnered national attention, including from President Barack Ob [...]

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