Utica Exclusives

Schlumberger, Paal Kibsgaard, oil, drilling, technology, hydraulic fracturing, investment

The company plans to produce a new hydraulic fracturing system and a ‘land drilling system of the future.’

Rice, energy, ponies, Marcellus, Stalking Horse, bankruptcy, Alpha Natural Resources, Greene County, Utica, shale, Gordon Douthat, Wells Fargo, Gabriele Sorbara, Topeka Capital Markets

Rice wants to purchase Marcellus and Utica acreage but will have several legal challenges and may have to continue to bid on the assets held by bankrupt Alpha Natural Resources.

rig count, rig, Baker Hughes, oil, gas, drilling, shale, basin

For the week ending April 15, the North American count dropped to 480, compared to the 1,034 rigs that were pumping about a year ago.

Utica Service Companies

Utica Gross Acreage

CompanyTotal Acreage
Chesapeake Energy1,000,000
CONSOL Energy614,000
Gulfport Energy243,000
All Top Acreage Holders