Utica Exclusives

But EIA projections for May show broad, even sharp, declines among major shale plays.

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.

Utica Service Companies

Utica Gross Acreage

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