Tapping the Utica ahd the Marcellus from a Single Drill Pad?
March 11, 2014 | BizJournals
A company in Ohio plans to drill wells into both the Marcellus Shale and the Utica Shale from a single drill pad in Ohio. The expect dry gas production from the deeper Utica and liquids production from the Marcellus.
Related: Horizontal Well Density in the Utica Shale.
Two Ethane Crackers in the Marcellus Utica?
November 20, 2013 | BizJournals
Nearly two years ago Shell was interested in building an ethane cracker in western Pennsylvania to process the liquids-rich gas being produced from the Marcellus and Utica Shales in the Ohio River Valley. Now Odebrecht and Braskem Americas is talking about building a cracker in the northern West Virginia panhandle and some believe that puts the Shell project in jeopardy.
US Shale Keeping Energy Price Down
December 3, 2013 | Bloomberg, The Telegraph, Reuters
Today's news has several stories that explain how oil and natural gas from shales are moderating energy prices for consumers.
Bloomberg: Marcellus gas eliminates a regional price premium in the Northeast.
The Telegraph: Low cost ethane helps British manufacturers
Reuters: Shale oil will moderate oil prices in 2014