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 Utica Shale Top Operators
(Undrilled-Permits)
Company    Last 12 Months
Ascent Resources LLC    68
Encino Energy LLC    50
Gulfport Energy Corp.    22
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   9
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   Drilling Permits Trends ( Last 24 Months)


Utica Shale - Drilling Permits ( January 30, 2024 - February 29, 2024)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
Gulfport Energy Corp.
01-31-2024 Belmont West 211899 2a Gas Horizontal Utica Shale Completed
01-31-2024 Belmont West 211899 1b Gas Horizontal Utica Shale Completed
Ascent Resources LLC
01-30-2024 Harrison Cypress Nw Cdz Hr 1h Gas Horizontal Utica Shale Completed
01-30-2024 Harrison Cypress N Cdz Hr 3h Gas Horizontal Utica Shale Completed
01-30-2024 Harrison Cypress Ne Cdz Hr 5h Gas Horizontal Utica Shale Completed
01-30-2024 Harrison Cypress E Cdz Hr 7h Gas Horizontal Utica Shale Completed

 Utica Shale - Well Completion Trend

 Utica Shale Map

 Utica Shale Rig Data : February 29, 2024


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - February 29, 2024

 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…

Latest Midstream Projects

Project Name Completion date Capacity (MBOPD)
Gulf Run Pipeline   - -
East 300 Upgrade   - -
ATEX Pipeline Expansion   - -
Hopedale 5 Expansion   - -
Tri-State Corridor   - -
261 Upgrade Projects   - -
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  Utica Shale - Mergers & Acquisition

Announce Date Buyer Seller Title Value $MM
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09/08/2022 EQT Corp Tug Hill Operating,Xcl Midstream EQT to Acquire Appalachia E&P, Midstream Assets for $5.2 Billion in Cash/Stock $5,200
09/06/2022 Sitio Royalties Corp. Brigham Minerals Inc. Sitio Royalties, Brigham to Merge in All-Stock Deal Worth $4.8 Billion $4,800
06/21/2022 Undisclosed Riverbend Oil & Gas Riverbend Energy Group Sells Off Non-Op Oil & Gas Subsidiaries for $1.8B $1,800
02/03/2021 Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. Reliance Industries Limited Northern Oil Inks $126MM Deal for Appalachia Assets $126
11/17/2020 Rising Phoenix Royalties Not Disclosed Rising Phoenix Picks Up Ohio Utica Royalty Interests ---
08/31/2020 Rising Phoenix Royalties Not Disclosed Rising Phoenix Picks Up Utica Mineral / Royalty Interests ---
08/12/2020 Southwestern Energy Co. Montage Resources Corp. Southwestern to Acquire Montage Resources in All-Stock Deal $857
07/08/2020 Not Disclosed Harvest Oil & Gas Corp. Harvest Oil & Gas Selling Entire Appalachian Asset Portfolio $21
 

  Utica Shale Transactions By Quarter ($MM)