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Is Chesapeake losing its grip on Pa.'s Marcellus shale?

By Bob Downing Published: September 18, 2012

Is Chesapeake Energy Corp. losing its grip as the drilling leader in Pennsylvania's Marcellus shale? thinks so.

It reports that the Oklaohoma-based energy giant does not own any of the top 25 producing wells in Pennsylvania in the first half of 2012.

All of the top 25 wells are owned by either Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. or privately held Citrus Energy.

Chesapeake has drilled just 64 wells in Pennsylovania this year, due largely to low prices for natural gas.

It had averaged 235 wells in Pennsylvania in 2010-2011.

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Utica and Marcellus shale web sites

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ODNR Division of Oil and Gas Resources Management. State drilling permits. List is updated weekly.

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Ohio State University Extension.

Ohio Farm Bureau.

Ohio Oil and Gas Association, a Granville-based group that represents 1,500 Ohio energy-related companies.

Ohio Oil & Gas Energy Education Program.

Energy In Depth, a trade group.

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Utica Shale, a compilation of Utica shale activities.

Landman Report Card, a site that looks at companies involved in gas and oil leases.FracFocus, a compilation of chemicals used in fracking individual wells as reported voluntarily by some drillers.

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.

National Geographic's The Great Shale Rush.

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Buckeye Forest Council.

Earthjustice, a national eco-group.

Stop Fracking Ohio.

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.

Penn State Marcellus Center.

Pipeline, blog from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Marcellus shale drilling.

Allegheny Front, environmental public radio for Western Pennsylvania.