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Utica Shale Rig Count

  Count Change From
Previous Week
YTD Change From
Previous Year
Oil Count 0 0 -1 0
Gas Count 29 0 15 16

Top Utica Shale Operators By Rig Count/Locations

Operator Current Week Previous Week Change Q4-2016
Gulfport Energy Corp. 4 4 --- 4
Ascent Resources LLC 4 4 --- 3
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Top Utica Shale County By Rig Count/Locations

County Current Week Previous Week Change Q4-2016
BELMONT 9 8 +1 8
JEFFERSON 4 5 -1 4
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Disclosed Utica Shale 2017 Budgets & Drilling Plans


Eclipse Resources Corp. Wells Plans to Drill in 2017
Eqt Corp Rigs Plan to Operate in 2017
Rex Energy Corp Rig Plan to Operate in 2017
Antero Resources Wells Plan To Complete in 2017
Pdc Energy, Inc. Wells Plans to Drill in 2017

 Utica Shale Top Operators
(Undrilled-Permits)
Company    2017(YTD)
Chesapeake Energy Corp    49
Ascent Resources LLC    20
Rice Energy    19
   14
   13
   11
   10
   7

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Aug 2017)


Utica Shale - Drilling Permits ( July 22, 2017 - August 21, 2017)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
Eclipse Resources Corp.
08-21-2017 Guernsey Mercury A 3h Oil new (horizontal well) Utica Shale Well-undrilled
08-21-2017 Guernsey Mercury B 5h Oil new (horizontal well) Utica Shale Well-undrilled
08-21-2017 Guernsey Mercury A 1h Oil new (horizontal well) Utica Shale Well-undrilled
08-21-2017 Guernsey Mercury C 7h Oil new (horizontal well) Utica Shale Well-undrilled
Geopetro Resources Co
08-21-2017 Columbiana Carney 17-7-1 3h Oil new (vertical well) Utica Shale Well-undrilled
GULFPORT ENERGY CORPORATION
08-08-2017 Belmont White 6 Other Vertical Utica Shale Well-drilling-completed
08-01-2017 Columbiana Elkrun-scheel 11h Oil & Gas Horizontal Utica Shale Well-drilling

  Utica Shale - Drilling Activity (2016 - 2017 YTD)


 Utica Shale - Well Completion Trend


Completions By
Company
2017(YTD)
Count
Ascent Resources LLC 43
Chesapeake Energy Corp 39
Gulfport Energy Corp. 36
11
8
Completions By
County
2017(YTD)
Count
Belmont 42
Monroe 34
Jefferson 21
20
13

 Utica Shale Map

 Utica Shale Rig Data : August 21, 2017


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - August 21, 2017

 Utica Shale Overview



What is the Utica Shale?

The Utica Shale play is one of the brightest stars in the developing U.S. resource play scene. 

The overall play is actually composed of at least three named geologic units: the Utica Shale, the Point Pleasant Formation, and the Collingwood Member of the Trenton Limestone. The Utica Shale covers much of the northern Appalachian basin, Cincinnati-Findlay Arches, and Michigan basin and has been productive in Quebec, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.

Ohio is the primary…


  Utica Shale Transactions By Quarter ($MM)