Utica Exclusives

Appalachian A&D: The Main Course Or Hors D'oeuvre?

A&D activity in 2017 lurched off the starting line and into the Permian before cooling somewhat as deals in gas basins, particularly the Marcellus, saw a significant uptick in value.

Consol’s $300 Million Marcellus Shale Deals Come At ‘Pivotal’ Moment

The emerging E&P sold acreage in the Marcellus and Utica shales in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio as it attempts to reduce leverage prior to spinning off its coal business.


The company says both higher EURs and water protection lead to value creation.

Utica Gross Acreage

CompanyTotal Acreage
Chesapeake Energy1,000,000
CONSOL Energy614,000
Gulfport Energy243,000
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