The Utica shale is similar to the Eagle Ford shale in Texas, according to a new report by IHS Cera, a global consulting and information service.
The Utica shale in Ohio and other states is emerging as an important liquid-rich resource, the report says.
But the agency cautioned that it is still to early in the Utica development to make a full assessment.
Click here to read the IHS Cera announcement.
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.
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