Cabot Oil & Gas plans to drill test wells in north-central Ohio

Cabot Oil & Gas is preparing to drill test wells in Ashland and surrounding counties in north-central Ohio, reports the Canton Repository. The newspaper says Cabot is looking for natural gas and oil about 100 miles northwest of the Utica shale play’s core in eastern Ohio. The company has filed paperwork with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for two well pads in Ashland County, and plans to drill up to five test wells in an area that includes parts of Richland, Knox, Wayne and Holmes counties. For more, read the full story.