http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Range announces Appalachian asset sales of $634 million https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/19/range-announces-appalachian-asset-sales-of-634-million Range Resources has agreed to sell a 2% proportionately reduced overriding royalty interest in 350,000 net surface acres in southwest Appalachia for gross proceeds totaling $600 million. What do billionaire Charles Koch, Sierra Club, and API have in common? https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/5/23/what-do-billionaire-charles-koch-sierra-club-and-api-have-in-common The Sierra Club, the American Petroleum Institute and billionaire Charles Koch have found at least one thing to agree on: they hate Ohio’s plan to take away renewable power subsidies and give them to coal and nuclear plants. Saudi Aramco weighs potential shale investment with Equinor https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/5/8/saudi-aramco-weighs-potential-shale-investment-with-equinor Saudi Aramco is weighing a potential investment in Norwegian oil company Equinor ASA’s U.S. shale operations in what could be the energy giant’s first ever overseas venture for gas exploration. Federal field laboratories improving production efficiency, minimizing environmental impacts https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2019/may-2019/features/federal-field-laboratories-improving-production-efficiency-minimizing-environmental-impacts The Marcellus shale Energy and Environmental Laboratory (MSEEL) is a field project conducted by the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), an agency of the U.S Department of Energy. It conducts extended studies to analyze and characterize key attributes of the Marcellus in the eastern U.S., to increase production and ultimate recovery. MSEEL is one of numerous field lab projects conducted by NETL. EIA: Increases in natural gas production from Appalachia affect natural gas flows https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/3/12/eia-increases-in-natural-gas-production-from-appalachia-affect-natural-gas-flows The 2019 Annual Energy Outlook (AEO2019) Reference case shows continued growth of natural gas production in the Mid-Atlantic and Ohio region from the Marcellus and Utica formations, resulting in increases of natural gas being transported to the Eastern Midwest and, ultimately, into the South Central region, which includes the Gulf Coast and Texas. First oil https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2019/february-2019/columns/first-oil The art of discussing issues in 2019 Chesapeake to exit Ohio shale gas in $2-billion divestment https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/7/26/chesapeake-to-exit-ohio-shale-gas-in-2-billion-divestment Chesapeake Energy Corp. agreed to sell its Utica Shale assets in Ohio to closely held Encino Acquisition Partners for about $2 billion as the U.S. natural gas giant whittles down its debt and streamlines operations. Hess Corp. announces $400-million sale of Utica shale acreage https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/7/2/hess-corp-announces-400-million-sale-of-utica-shale-acreage Hess Corporation announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its joint venture interests in the Utica shale play in eastern Ohio to Ascent Resources – Utica, LLC for net cash consideration of approximately $400 million, effective April 1. Reveal Energy Services signs first operator volume agreement https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/6/19/reveal-energy-services-signs-first-operator-volume-agreement Reveal Energy Services has announced the signing of its first operator volume agreement. Arsenal Resources, a pure-play natural gas operator in the Marcellus’ West Virginia core, has agreed to validate the completion designs of its 2018 wells with Reveal Energy Services’ simple, accurate, affordable pressure-based fracture maps. MEI projects Marcellus, Utica and Permian to supply 55% of U.S. gas by 2030 https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/6/13/mei-projects-marcellus-utica-and-permian-to-supply-55-of-us-gas-by-2030 McKinsey Energy Insights (MEI), the data and analytics specialist that provides distinctive insight to the global energy industry, forecasts that the Marcellus, Utica, and Permian shale plays will supply 55% of the North American gas market by 2030.