Post Tagged with: "natural gas"

A drilling rig in Columbiana County
Coal

Coal takes a back seat to cheaper and plentiful natural gas in Ohio

COLUMBUS — “Twenty-five years ago, Ohio was a place where plentiful coal led to low electricity rates, and almost nobody was talking about getting oil or gas from shale. The state’s utility companies were shielded from competition thanks to a price regulation and monopoly service. And all of that was […]

Ohio energy production: shale oil slides, natural gas rises in fourth quarter
Oil & Gas

Ohio energy production: shale oil slides, natural gas rises in fourth quarter

COLUMBUS — “Ohio shale oil production continued its slide in the fourth quarter, while natural gas numbers increased, as energy companies focus their efforts on parts of the state that are rich with gas. The new figures, issued on Monday by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, show oil production […]

Chesapeake Energy seeks $12 billion in asset sale amid cash crunch
Energy

Chesapeake Energy seeks $12 billion in asset sale amid cash crunch

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — “Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake expects to get $10 billion to $12 billion from transactions including the potential sale of all its oil and gas fields in the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico, the company said in a statement Monday. It expects to receive about $2 […]