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.
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 CNX Resources said Tuesday its updated 2018 capital expenditure totals $790-$880 million, excluding the recent acquisition of the general partner interest of CNX Midstream Partners.
TransCanada on Tuesday announced that its Leach Xpress Pipeline in Ohio, West Virginia and western Pennsylvania was placed into service on Jan. 1. Approval came from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commisision, Kallanish Energy reports. The company also said the FERC has issued certificates of public convenience for two additional pipeline projects to ship natural gas from the Appalachian Basin: the Mountain Xpress and the Gulf Xpress projects.
Dominion Energy is continuing final commissioning work at its $4 billion Cove Point LNG export facility in Maryland and it intends to begin commercial operations in early 2018, not 2017, the company said on Tuesday.
Crude oil production from the Lower 48 U.S. states’ seven most productive basins/plays will start the new year off with a big increase, the Energy Information Administration projects in its December "Drilling Productivity Report" ("DPR").