Another $1.25B for Buckeye Drilling
By raising another $1.25 billion, former Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon now has nearly $3 billion to drill Utica Shale wells across eastern Ohio via his American Energy Partners firm.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Regional Shale Activity Growing
Belmont County may still be in the early phases of the Utica Shale rush, but Gulfport Energy, Antero Resources, Rice Energy, Hess Corp., XTO Energy and others have now applied for 80 drilling from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Despite $100 oil, cost control takes center stage in energy industry
With crude oil over $100 a barrel and natural gas well above its low point as well, making money wouldn't seem to be a problem for energy companies these days.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Motley Fool
Getting Better by Getting Focused
The company bought lots of land, but is now selling it off to focus on its best properties.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
St. C Gets No Bids For Drilling
At a lease rate of $7,300 for each of its 195 mineral acres, St. Clairsville city leaders stood to collect more than $1.42 million from a Utica Shale natural gas company - in addition to gaining 20 percent worth of royalties at the start of production.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Unanswered question: Who specifically caused fluid spill at Lycoming gas well site in 2010
A Texas natural gas company says to defend itself against criminal charges it needs to know who caused thousands of gallons of fluids to flow onto the ground at a well site in eastern Lycoming County in 2010.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Exxon unleashes shale-drilling expertise on finding crude oil
Exxon Mobil Corp. increased the proportion of its reserves made up of oil to the highest in a decade as shale-drilling expertise acquired in the $35 billion XTO Energy deal was mobilized to find crude.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Tom Blanton, CEO of Fracking Concern Currently Suing Dallas, Has Died
Tom Blanton stepped out of his home on Eagle Mountain Lake for his morning walk and never came back.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Cross Timbers Royalty Trust Declares February Cash Distribution
The following table shows underlying oil and gas sales and average prices attributable to the current month and prior month distributions.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
The Motley Fool
Is Icahn Moving His Sights From Apple to Chesapeake Energy?
Carl Icahn is a name that strikes fear in the hearts of corporate managers. His extensive history as a corporate raider and activist shareholder is long, and in large part he has been effective at forcing change at companies, and often -- at least in the short term -- to the benefit of investors.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
XTO Energy, Belmont County Mull Partnership
XTO Energy and Belmont County commissioners are discussing the possibility of a private/public partnership to bring necessary upgrades to the Sand Hill water station.