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Well stimulation levels, pricing, and completion techniques have reached equilibrium in the Marcellus. With activity stabilizing, service providers think pricing could rise as activity builds back later this year.

Gov. Greg Abbott signs a bill that erases November’s Denton, Texas, hydraulic fracturing ban but many ordinances, particularly subsurface oil and gas regulations, may also be history.

Routine maintenance now accounts for more than two-thirds of job share for Appalachian Basin well service contractors as operators reduce activity to only do work that is necessary to sustain production.