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Utica Shale Fourth Quarter Production Totals Released
Ohio Ag Connection - 03/09/2018

During the fourth quarter of 2017, Ohio's horizontal shale wells produced 4,193,562 barrels of oil and 503,066,907 Mcf (503 billion cubic feet) of natural gas, according to the figures released today by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

The ODNR quarterly report lists 1,897 horizontal shale wells, 1,869 of which reported oil and natural gas production during the quarter. Of the 1,869 reporting oil and natural gas results:

- The average amount of oil produced was 2,244 barrels.

- The average amount of natural gas produced was 269,164 Mcf.

- The average number of fourth quarter days in production was 88.

All horizontal production reports can be accessed at

Ohio law does not require the separate reporting of Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) or condensate. Oil and gas reporting totals listed on the report include NGLs and condensate.

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