Utica

Utica Exclusives

DUG East, conference, Marcellus, Utica, shale, Derek Rice, Rice Energy

In six years, Rice Energy has become a Top 25 producer of natural gas in the U.S. with operations focused in the Appalachian Basin.

DUG East, conference, Marcellus, Utica, shale, Dale Malody, Chesapeake, Appalachian Basin

Chesapeake Energy, a top-tier operator in the Appalachian Basin’s Marcellus and Utica shale plays, is focusing on cost control, rock quality and operational changes.

Companies are focusing on enhanced completions among other techniques and technology to boost production in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays, but cluster efficiency remains an area of concern.

Utica Service Companies

Utica Gross Acreage

Company Total Acreage
EV Energy Partners/EnerVest 903,000
Chesapeake 900,000
CONSOL/Hess 581,000
National Fuel Gas 562,500
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