Hilcorp Energy increases well activity in Columbiana County

Hilcorp Energy Co. has applied for three permits related to horizontal well activity in Columbiana County, according to the Youngstown Business Journal. Two of the permits target the Utica/Point Pleasant shale formation via new drilling at the ElkRun-Auer well pad; the third would allow revision at an existing well. Read the full story, including details on permits awarded for other Utica exploratory wells in Ohio, here.