Supplies of natural gas are growing in the Appalachian Basin, but the lack of pipeline capacity has hurt drillers in Ohio and surrounding states.
That was the message earlier this week from Pittsburgh-based EQT Corp.
The company has halted its Utica shale drilling in Ohio but intends to drill its first Utica well in Pennsylvania in Greene County..
That will cost about $15 million and is likely the deepest Utica well ever drilled at 13,500 feet deep.
Chesapeake Energy Corp,the Oklahoma-based firm is the No. 1 driller in Ohio.
Rig Count Interactive Map by Baker Hughes, an energy services company.
Shale Sheet Fracking, a Youngstown Vindicator blog.
The Ohio Environmental Council, a statewide eco-group based in Columbus.
Earthjustice, a national eco-group.
People's Oil and Gas Collaborative-Ohio, a grass-roots group in Northeast Ohio.
Concerned Citizens of Medina County, a grass-roots group.
No Frack Ohio, a Columbus-based grass-roots group.
Fracking: Gas Drilling's Environmental Threat by ProPublica, an online journalism site.
Pipeline, blog from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Marcellus shale drilling.
Allegheny Front, environmental public radio for Western Pennsylvania.