Denver-based Antero Resources intends to complete 140 to 150 wells in the Appalachian Basin in 2018. That includes 120 to 125 wells in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania and West Virginia and 20 to 25 wells in the Utica Shale in Ohio, the company said on Wednesday.
The Ohio Oil & Gas Association is searching for a new director. Shawn Bennett, the association’s executive vice president, has departed and has been replaced on an interim basis by Tom Stewart, who preceded Bennett, Kallanish Energy reports.
Rover PIpeline is continuing to have horizontal directional drilling problems under the Tuscarawas River in Ohio, and that has the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency concerned, Kallanish Energy reports.
Ohio's second natural gas-fired base-load power plant is on line, Kallanish Energy reports. Boston-based Advanced Power Services and its subsidiary, Carroll County Energy, announced on Wednesday that their 700-megawatt Carroll County Energy plant in eastern Ohio has started commercial operations.
Independent producer Eclipse Resources said Wednesday it has, through subsidiaries, entered into definitive agreements with privately-held energy investor Sequel Energy Group (an affiliate of hedge fund sponsor GSO Capital Partners) on Dec. 22.