During the third quarter of 2016, Ohio’s horizontal shale wells produced 3,954,095 barrels of oil and 360,681,356 Mcf (360 billion cubic feet) of natural gas, according the figures released today by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Natural gas production from the third quarter of 2016 showed an increase over the third quarter of 2015, while oil production was reduced for that same period.
2015 QUARTER 3 (SHALE) 2016 QUARTER 3 (SHALE) PERCENTAGE CHANGE Barrels of oil 5,994,632 3,954,095 (34.04%) Mcf of natural gas 247,541,749 360,681,356 45.71%
The ODNR quarterly report lists 1,492 horizontal shale wells, 1,464 of which reported oil and natural gas production during the quarter. Of the 1,464 reporting oil and natural gas results:
We will have a more detailed look at the production figures ready soon.
All horizontal production reports can be accessed at oilandgas.ohiodnr.gov/production.Ohio law does not require the separate reporting of Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) or condensate. Oil and gas reporting totals list on the report include NGLs and condensate.
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